Net Positive Energy + Water Conference

Net Positive Energy and water is dedicated to the exchange of technical expertise, bold strategies and provocative case studies-all aimed at accelerating the global shift toward Net Positive Energy and Water buildings and communities. 

Living Future unConference

Living Future unConference 2015 moved beyond “Do less harm” and into the essence of place and community. Leading minds in the green building movement convened at the Institute’s preeminent forum to work toward a Living Future with truly restorative design.

Living Product Expo

The 1st Living Product Expo encompassed the mission of the Living Product Challenge, that re-imagines the design and construction of products that function as elegantly and efficiently as anything found in the natural world. 

Net Positive

The International Living Future Institute hosted its third annual Net Positive Energy and Water Conference, dedicated to the exchange of technical expertise, bold strategies and provocative case studies—all aimed at accelerating the global shift toward Net Positive Energy and Water buildings and communities.

In the past few years, net positive energy and net zero water projects have gained tremendous momentum. New projects are rapidly emerging to transform the built environment. New regulations and policies are drafted to incentivize Net Zero Energy buildings. It is more important than ever that we collaborate to create communities that are beneficial to their surrounding ecosystems.

Net Positive

The second annual Net Positive Energy and Water Conference was dedicated to the exchange of technical expertise, bold strategies and provocative case studies-all aimed at accelerating the global shift toward Net Positive Energy and Water buildings and communities. As net positive projects have gained tremendous momentum, it is more important than ever that we collaborate to create communities that are beneficial to their surrounding ecosystems.

Living Future unConference

Living Future unConference 2015 helped remind us about the importance of place and community. We asked the question “What does good look like?” to leading minds in the green building movement. Design strategies, cutting-edge technical information and bold discussions for solving the most daunting global issues of our time came to the forefront at Living Future.

Living Product Expo (New!)

At the first Living Product Expo, sustainability directors from the world’s leading design firms, prominent manufacturers and sustainability consultants learned about and shared game-changing innovations in product design. This groundbreaking new event inspired a revolution in the way materials are designed, manufactured and delivered.

Webinars

2015 marked a year filled with education dedicated to the ins and outs of the Institute’s programs. Green buildings industry thought leaders and decision makers joined our knowledgeable staff in presenting 39 webinars to over 1300 attendees.

In-Person Events

In 2015, Institute staff presented at 48 conferences with over 6000 attendees and held 660 live workshops around the country and across the globe. Each event provided a rich narrative for our visionary programs and allowed participants to explore our work to create communities that are socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative.