Worlds First Net-Zero Exhibit Space to be Unveiled at Greenbuild 2014

San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014

Hanley Wood, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and EMerge Alliance launched today that the world’s first Net Zero Zone is revealed during the 2014 Greenbuild Overseas Conference and Expo happening October 22-24 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

“Driven by the revolutionary work of EMerge Alliance and its own people, the launch of this brand new Net Zero Zone will likely make Greenbuild 2014 initial seminar and expo to have event area in which booths tend to be completely running on an on-site microgrid including alternative energy generation, storage and circulation,” said Lindsay Roberts, program director, Greenbuild. “This is a vital step for the trade tv show industry and directs a solid message into entire green building movement that hybrid power in buildings is both possible and practical.”

The web Zero Zone at Greenbuild will target three places:

    The Net Zero Pavilion, a specifically designated display area inside the expo hallway, powered by the microgrid, showcasing 11 exhibitors in 1,500 square feet of display space

    Net Zero Networking Lounge in which sponsor representatives and academic presentations can be obtained to all the tv show attendees

    An outdoor demonstration of typical on-site solar electrical energy generation which linked right to in-building hybrid microgrid storage space and circulation gear next to the Net Zero Networking Lounge

The formal launch of the web Zero Zone will take location Wednesday, October 22 at 10:30 a.m. inside web Zero Networking Lounge situated on degree 2 regarding the Morial Convention Center, and all sorts of Greenbuild individuals are encouraged to attend.

Designed utilizing EMerge Alliance standards for crossbreed use of alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) power in structures, the internet Zero Zone showcases the effectiveness, dependability and resiliency of crossbreed microgrids – methods of neighborhood electric power generation, storage and circulation that will function either in combination utilizing the neighborhood energy grid or in isolation from this. Stands within the web Zero Zone will show the smooth capacity for autonomously operating both on, off as well as in combo with all the regional utility grid.

“The web Zero Zone illustrates one of the main motifs of the year’s seminar: resiliency,” stated Kate Hurst, manager of seminars and occasions, USGBC. “At USGBC, we can’t think about a better location than New Orleans or a more important location than the largest renewable building conference worldwide to present this evolved method of energy.”

Based on EMerge Alliance President Brian Patterson, the Alliance is on a mission to generate a far more resilient and lasting infrastructure for electrical power in the same way the world-wide-web created such an infrastructure for information, as well as the Net Zero Zone will provide conference attendees a hands-on go through the technology.

“Greenbuild 2014 attendees will find it tough to forget the importance of witnessing their first fully functioning microgrid when you look at the resilient, lively and historic town of brand new Orleans,” stated Patterson.

The EMerge Alliance is associated with more than 50 hybrid AC/DC microgrids becoming tested and demonstrated at key web sites around the globe, including a metal Orca information center in Princeton, nj, the NextEnergy Center research center in Detroit and the State of Michigan’s Treasury building in Flint, Michigan.

Greenbuild, owned and operated by Hanley Wood and presented by USGBC, is the nation’s biggest conference and exhibition focused on green building design and construction. The conference, appropriately themed ‘Leadership Jazz’ for 2014, appeals to 23,000 attendees and 600 exhibitors yearly from across the green building sector, spanning commercial and domestic specialists, architects, building proprietors and providers, pupils, advocates and teachers.


Concerning the EMerge Alliance

The EMerge Alliance is a nonprofit, open network of greater than 90 businesses reinventing electric power through improvement forward-thinking standards for very efficient usage of hybrid AC/DC power in a variety of structures. These requirements concentrate on delivering DC power right to electronic electronic devices and power storage space systems, simplifying making use of in your area created clean energy and making methods more versatile, resilient and sustainable. The EMerge Alliance Registered item program could be the industry’s just program designed to simplify the employment and use of DC energy items. Find out more at booth 2069 or

About Hanley Wood

Hanley Wood may be the top information, media, occasion, and strategic advertising services company providing the domestic, commercial design and construction sectors. Using the largest editorial- and analytics-driven construction marketplace database, the business creates powerful market data and ideas; award-winning journals, newsletters and web pages; marquee trade events and executive activities; and strategic advertising and marketing solutions. To find out more, go to

Towards U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

USGBC, the sponsor of Greenbuild, is devoted to a booming and renewable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. USGBC works toward its objective of market change through its LEED green building system, sturdy educational offerings, an across the country community of chapters and affiliates, the yearly Greenbuild Global meeting & Expo, the guts for Green Schools and advocacy in support of general public policy that encourages and enables green buildings and communities. To find out more, check out, explore the Green Building Information Gateway (GBIG) and link n Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.


Christi Chesner

for EMerge Alliance



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for Hanley Wood

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