Matthew Fracassini Is Bringing A New Kind Of Presentation To The 2018 AIA Philadelphia Forum On Design + Architecture

Matt fracassini Energy Code Breakdown

In a first-of-its-kind presentation format at the Forum on Architecture + Design, The Lighting Practice’s Matthew Fracassini, MIES, LEED AP BD+C, will discuss the increasing complexity of lighting energy codes and strategies to balance energy efficiency with the best lighting quality. His upcoming talk will be anything but typical.

Matt’s presentation, called, “I’ll take ‘Pennsylvania Energy Code Breakdown’ for $400, Matt,” is the first “silent session” the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Philadelphia has ever held during the Forum on Architecture + Design. Matt will be speaking in the Expo Hall at BOK as audience members listen through headphones. After his presentation, participants will test their knowledge in “Energy Codes Game Show,” an interactive game of trivia.

I’ll take “Pennsylvania Energy Code Breakdown” for $400, Matt
Presented by Matthew Fracassini, MIES, LEED AP BD+C
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
11:25 AM – 12:25 PM
Expo Hall at BOK

Matt is highly qualified to discuss the complexities of energy codes and lighting design. He is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional in Building Design + Construction and is also well-versed in the energy standards set by the International WELL Building Institute. Matt believes in designing coherent and energy-efficient lighting systems that utilize advanced lighting control solutions. This informs his approach when illuminating corporate, healthcare, lab, and education environments.

The Forum on Architecture + Design is an educational and expo event that curates educational content for professionals who help shape the built environment. The event offers designers, civic leaders, manufacturers, technology providers, and real estate developers accredited continuing education programs, tours, keynote sessions, a three-day expo, and networking opportunities. The event will take place at BOK in Philadelphia October 3 to 5, 2018.

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