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CABA's Bright Green Buildings -
Convergence of Green and Intelligent Buildings

Konkana Khaund

Industry Analyst

Frost & Sullivan

Tuesday - August 12, 2009

$295.00 USD*

Briefing Abstract

A greener building can provide a tangible and significant return on investment and can be achieved today by using intelligent technology. This webinar will provide documented evidence and present tools that can be used to educate and influence end-users, building owners, architects and contractors on greener buildings. This concept - intelligent, green and profitable - is what we call "Bright Green Buildings." These buildings are dynamic environments that respond to their occupants' changing needs and lifestyles. This webinar will identify the exciting developments taking place on the technology front and analyze their implications for buildings using green and intelligent technologies.

The Bright Green Buildings webinar will address:

  • Energy management
  • Asset Management
  • Space utilization
  • Integrated design process
  • Sustainability - easier to maintain and built to last
  • Renewable energy
  • Healthy and comfortable environment (IEQ)
  • "Green" loans
  • Higher resale or lease rates
  • As a bonus, everyone attending this webinar will receive the complete Bright Green Buildings research report FREE! (Electronic Format)

Speaker Profile

Konkana Khaund is an Industry Analyst with Frost & Sullivan, North America – Environment & Building Technologies Practice. She focuses primarily on the Building Technologies industry, covering areas such as smart buildings, HVACR and climate technologies, energy management, fire and security, air pollution control and filtration among others. She is responsible for monitoring and analyzing current market and technological dynamics of these segments with a strong inclination for analyzing how environmental aspects are defining changes in the market scenario, including industry best practices.
Konkana holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and prior to joining Frost & Sullivan she worked as a Revenue Management Analyst with a Premier Luxury Hotel Chain in Asia –IHCL Ltd-Taj Group. Thereafter Konkana worked with the Strategic Consulting Group of CB Richard Ellis South Asia Ltd. for six years, initially as an Associate Consultant and finally moving on to senior managerial responsibilities. In this position she undertook several feasibility and asset maximization studies, optimal utilization strategies and project structuring exercises for corporate sector, municipal bodies and governmental

Konkana has also been actively involved in fulfilling consultative engagements and contributing insightful articles on industry trends and best practices to premier trade publications and newswires. Konkana has also fulfilled several speaking engagements in notable industry events such as Intelligent & Green Buildings Summit, North America; Confederation of Indian Industry Summits; Urban Development Workshops – Delhi Govt. India, among others. Konkana has been quoted on pertinent industry coverage by the Associated Press, Wall Street Journal,, Businessweek, to name a few.