Keynotes speakers have been confirmed

Our keynotes have been confirmed, Tine Hegli - Snohetta, Jean Caroon - Goody Clancy, and John Quale - University of Virginia.

Call for Papers Closed - Paper Review in Progress

Architects, engineers, building scientists, sustainability consultants, educators, contractors, product manufacturers, utility professionals, industry members, students, policy makers, and related professionals are invited to submit papers. Acceptances are expected on March 22nd, 2013.

Scientific Committee Announced

The Scientific Committee for BESS-SB13 features academics and professionals from around the world.

In 2013, the Building Enclosure Sustainability Symposium (BESS) will be partnering with the International Initiative for a Sustainable Built Environment (iiSBE) to host the first regional Sustainable Buildings (SB) conference series in the U.S. to become BESS-SB13 CALIFORNIA: Advancing Toward Net Zero. BESS-SB13 CALIFORNIA: Advancing Toward Net Zero will provide a forum for sharing state-of-the-art knowledge in the design and advancement toward net zero buildings focusing on six major topics: innovative design, improving existing building stock, validation, affordability, user control, and education.