IES Sign MOU with Italy’s Green Building Council
Memo of Understanding represents mutual support in promoting green building technologies
06th September 2012
September 6, 2012 – Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES), a provider of integrated performance analysis software and consulting services for sustainable building design and operation, today announced that they have signed an MOU with the Green Building Council Italia (GBC Italia). As part of the agreement IES will become a GBC Italia member and offer a software discount to fellow members. GBC Italia formally recognizes IES as an industry leader in providing tools and services to advance the sustainability of the world’s buildings.
The MOU acknowledges that both parties:
- share a common interest in the promotion of green building technologies
- recognise that green buildings provide a more healthy, comfortable and productive environment and provide a tangible example of sustainable design
- are working with the common languages of the LEED Protocol
“We are delighted to have signed this agreement with GBC Italia, says Dr Craig Wheatley, Director IES. “Our organisations have very similar outlooks and objectives in terms of sustainable building design and our joint initiatives with GBC Italia can only strengthen the promotion of green building technologies in Italy and the rest of Europe.”
As part of ECOWEEK Rome 2012, IES plan to host a free training session in Rome in collaboration with GBC Italia Lazio Chapter. The session ‘Using Computer Simulations for Fulfilling LEED Credits’ will take place on Thursday 27 September from 16.30 – 17.45 and will cover the use of analysis for LEED credits using IES Software. Attendees will get a 2 month free trial of the software for use in their own companies and will receive information about exclusive discounts available to GBC Italia members through the IES/GBC Italia agreement. Members should contact Lazio Chapter at email@example.com to sign up.
The firm will also offer GBC Italia members a special discount of 25% off the standard list price of any IES products purchased through E++, an official IES reseller. For further information on this members should contact Alberto Altavilla, Head of Building at E++ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Integrated Environmental Solutions’ (IES) mission is to advance the sustainability of the world’s built environment through the use of integrated performance modelling technology, delivering resource efficient, low-energy, zero-carbon buildings and cities for future generations. For additional information, please visit www.iesve.com. You can also follow us on Twitter and join us on Facebook and LinkedIn for the latest IES news, or read our blog.
About GBC Italia
The Green Building Council Italia (GBC Italia) is a non-profit association that is part of the international network of Green Building Councils in many other countries, it is a member of the World GBC and partner of USGBC.
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