Carrier Corp. Sponsors GreenBuilding Brazil International Conference and Expo
Aug 29, 2011
SAN PAULO, Brazil
Demonstrating its continued commitment to advancing green building design and sustainable solutions globally, Carrier Corp., the world’s leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions and a business unit of United Technologies Corp. (UTX), is proud to be the premium sponsor for the GreenBuilding Brazil International Conference & Expo in San Paulo, Brazil.
The International Conference & Expo brings together many of the most renowned industry experts, entrepreneurs, executives and professionals in the commercial building industry to discuss the strategic issues facing the market today, as well as the benefits of sustainable design and construction.
“Carrier’s environmental commitment extends to our communities and the marketplace,” said John Mandyck, chief sustainability officer, Carrier Corp. “Carrier is the only company in the world to be a founding member of the U.S., Argentina, China, India, Singapore and France Green Building Councils. We are proud to support green building around the world by sponsoring this important event.”
In addition to being the premier sponsor, Carrier invited Rick Fedrizzi, president, CEO and founding chairman of the U.S. Green Building Council® (USGBC), to be a keynote speaker at the event. In his presentation, Fedrizzi will discuss the evolution of the green building movement and market expectations. Carrier’s Dr. Murilo Bonilha will also present Green Building Design and Tools: Enabling Natural Leadership during one of the conference workshops, and will share his expertise on the role of modeling and simulation in driving energy efficiency.
“Carrier’s leadership in the marketplace extends beyond the products and services that we produce,” said Carlos Renck, president, Carrier South America. “Our participation in events, such as the International Conference & Expo, furthers our commitment to Brazil’s Green Building Council and assists our customers in the planning, development and construction of their green building projects.”
Carrier’s has a more than 18-year history with green building councils and continues to call for the movement to be embraced around the world.
“Carrier is a company that walks the talk. In addition to supporting these key events, we continue to take the lead in educating building owners and designers in sustainability as a U.S. Green Building Council Education Provider. We work across the globe to offer courses and workshops that support LEED-Professional Credentials™, which are offered through the Carrier University Institute for Sustainability,” Mandyck added.
For more information on the International Conference & Expo, visit http://www.expogbcbrasil.org.br/en/. For more on Carrier’s role with sustainability, visit its website at www.carrier.com/green.
About Carrier Corp.
Carrier Corp. is the world’s leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier experts provide sustainable solutions, integrating energy efficient products, building controls, and energy services for residential, commercial, retail, transport and food service customers. Founded by the inventor of modern air conditioning, Carrier improves the world around us through engineered innovation and environmental stewardship. Carrier is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. Visit www.carrier.com for more information.