Innovation & Integration in Nevada Green Building
This panel discusses new technologies and sustainability certifications that have been
integrated into building standards in response to the global pandemic and impacts on green building. Jaime Villarino-Eilenberger moderated and provided an overview of the new LEED Arc Re-Entry program as well as the new WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations & Management. Brian Johnson, Senior Mechanical Engineer at McKinstry, discusses the
operation of building HVAC and plumbing systems in response to a pandemic as well as ASHRAE guidelines to ensure building systems are running efficiently for reoccupation. Dr. Ayodele Akinola, Assistant Director, Facilities Operations and Capital Planning at TMCC, provided a case study of TMCC's innovations in sustainable building for their campus. Erica Gallegos, GreenBizTracker manager, reviews local benchmarking policies and Nevada Green Business Certification.