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Certified Events 2007-2013

Event 

Title:
World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) 2008
When:
-
Where:
Gaylord National Convention Center - Potomac
Category:
Gold Certified

Description

Name of organization holding event:  Association of Energy Engineers

Event Website: http://www.energycongress.com/

Pre-Event Energy and Emissions Estimates

Event Attendance3,000 Total: local (1000), regional (788), national (1100), and international (112)
Total Event Meeting Floor Space             
60,000 square feet per day
Total Electricity Consumption141,324 kWh
Total Natural Gas Use11,697 therms
Total Air Passenger Miles2,945,142 miles (43,883 gallons kerosene)
Total Vehicle Miles 352,190 VMTs (18,002 gallons gasoline)

 

Emissions Summary Prepared by Leonardo Academy's Cleaner and Greener Program 

 

Pollutant Type

Emissions Caused By Event Energy Use (lbs.)

Emission Reduction Offsets by Donor and Amount (lbs.)

Percent of Emissions Offset
FuelCell Energy

Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

2,386,4042,713,167114%

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2)

1,8483,889210%

Nitrogen Oxide (NOx)

3,4803,480100%
Particulate Matter (PM10) 54419736%
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 34515746%

Mercury (Hg)

0.006150.0028146%

Emission Reduction Donors

  • FuelCell Energy, a Connecticut-based company that operates Ultra-Clean fuel cells at more than 65 installations in five countries, has donated 2,624 Mwh of renewable energy credits to completely offset the CO2, SO2, and NOx emissions caused by WEEC 2008.

Companies and Organizations
Companies and Organizations are invited to make monetary donations or in-kind donations of emission reductions to help offset the emissions of this event. Examples of emission reductions that can be donated include: renewable energy certificates (RECs), emission reductions from industrial process improvements and energy efficiency improvements, emission sequestration in forests and land use actions, and emissions allowances and reduction credits from emission regulatory programs.

Attendees
Attendees are invited to make monetary donations to help offset the emissions caused by their participation in this event. A $15 donation purchases enough emission reductions to offset the average emissions caused by one attendee's travel, lodging, meals, and event activities. The monetary donations received are used by Leonardo Academy to purchase and retire renewable energy certificates (RECs) to help offset the emissions of this event. All renewable energy certificates purchased are Green-E certified renewable energy certificates from wind energy.

Venue

Venue:
Gaylord National Convention Center   -   Website
City:
Potomac
State:
Washington DC

Description

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