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BETEC Symposium will focus on fenestration developments.

Press Release Summary:

Dec 07, 2012 - With its theme of Fenestration: A World of Change, Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC) Symposium will take place in Washington D.C. on January 7 as part of week-long Building Innovation 2013. Symposium will present to attendees recent developments in fenestration performance and technology. Leading experts will be on hand to reveal their knowledge and expertise, and attendees can also also earn 8.5 learning units from the American Institute of Architects.

Original Press Release

Focusing on Fenestration: BETEC Symposium During Building Innovation 2013

Press release date: Dec 05, 2012

Take a look into the world of windows at the Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC) Symposium. With the theme Fenestration: A World of Change, the BETEC Symposium, to be held Monday, January 7, in Washington, D.C., as part of the week-long Building Innovation 2013 – The National Institute of Building Sciences Annual Conference and Expo, will provide attendees with the most recent developments in fenestration performance and technology.

Register to attend the BETEC Symposium and get a clear picture of the latest industry advances. From composite framing systems and new glazing materials, through new performance ratings and certifications, to how these important building envelope systems are integrated with lighting, HVAC and other building elements, the industry continues to introduce new fenestration innovations.

Learn and Earn:

The BETEC Symposium offers attendees the opportunity to learn from the leading experts as they reveal their knowledge and expertise on the world of fenestration and also earn 8.5 learning units from the American Institute of Architects.

Don’t miss scheduled presentations from:

Lisa Heschong, Principal, Heschong-Mahone Group
Steve Selkowitz, Lead, Windows and Daylighting Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Jim Larsen, Technology Lead, Cardinal Glass Industries
Kerry Haglund, University of Minnesota
Jim Benney, Executive Director, National Fenestration Rating Council
Rich Walker, President & CEO, American Architectural Manufacturers Association
Valerie Block, Senior Marketing Specialist, Dupont Glass Laminating
Herb Yudenfriend, President, Hy-light Corporation
Tom Schwartz, President, Simpson, Gumpertz and Heger
Wagdy Anis, Principal, Wiss, Janney, Elstner
Enjoy a free lunch . . .

And hear from Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, during the Symposium’s Keynote Luncheon, as he discusses the fenestration work being done at the U.S. Capitol Complex.

Who should attend?

For 30 years, BETEC has delivered popular and quality symposia and continues its commitment with this Symposium, which is a must-attend for architects, engineers, developers and anyone involved in critical decisions about buildings.

Discover even more during Building Innovation 2013…

Choose from the buildingSMART alliance Conference; FEDCon® – The Annual Market Outlook on Federal Construction; the Multihazard Mitigation Council (MMC) Symposium; the Low Vision Design Committee Symposium; the Integrated Resilient Design Symposium; the Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC) Symposium; and Innovative Technology Demonstrations — Including the buildingSMART Challenge, Construction Operations Building information exchange (COBie), the Specifiers Properties information exchange (SPie) and others.

See the latest products and services during the two-day expo.
Have fun socializing with industry experts during the Exhibitor Reception and other networking events.
Celebrate the leaders in our Industry at the Institute’s Annual Awards Reception and Banquet.
Register Now!

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