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Certified Events 2007-2013

Event 

Title:
Greenbuild International Conference and Expo 2007
When:
-
Where:
McCormick Place Convention Center - Chicago
Category:
Gold Certified

Description

Name of organization holding event: U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Event Website: http://www.greenbuildexpo.org/

Event Statistics:

Event Attendance22,800 Total: 9,545 local, 5,139 regional, 6,818 national
Total Event Meeting Floor Space            820,000 square feet per day
Total Electricity Consumption 982,661 kWh
Total Natural Gas Use80,261therms
Total Air Passenger Miles21,113,579 miles (314,592 gallons kerosene)
Total Vehicle Miles4,252,450 VMTs (198,713 gallons gasoline)  

Estimated Emissions and Emissions Offsets for Greenbuild 2007 

Pollutant Type

Emissions Caused by Event Energy Use (lbs.)

Emission Reduction Offsets by Donor and Amount (lbs.)

Number of Times Emissions Offset

 

Milliken

WindCurrent

Sterling Planet

 

Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

17,770,102

25 million

974,802

389,921

1.5

 

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2)

6,297

---

4,239

1,695

0.9

 

Nitrogen Oxide (NOx)

28,990

---

2,046

818

0.1

 

Mercury (Hg)

2.65E-02

---

1.85E-02

7.40E-03

1.0

 

Particulates (PM10)

3,774

---

89

36

3.32E-02

 

Particulates (PM2.5)

2,569

---

51

20

2.76E-02

 

 

Offset Sources donated through Cleaner and Greener to offset Conference emissions:

Milliken donated more than 25 million pounds of carbon dioxide sequestration credits from its forest preservation initiative, enough to offset over 100% of the carbon dioxide emissions generated by Greenbuild 2007 (http://www.sustainablecarpet.com/).
WindCurrent donated 500,000 kWh of Green-e certified wind renewable energy credits sourced from Midwestern wind farms (http://www.windcurrent.com/).
Sterling Planetdonated 200,000 kWh of Green-e certified biomass and wind-generated renewable energy credits (http://www.sterlingplanet.com/)

Venue

Venue:
McCormick Place Convention Center   -   Website
Street:
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
ZIP:
60616
City:
Chicago
State:
Illinois
Country:
Country: us

Description

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