United States Green Building Counsil - South Dakota Chapter South Dakota Chapter
Sept. 24, 2013: TECHNOLOGY: The Past-The Future-The Present | Sioux Falls SD

Technology: The Past – The Future – The Present | 1 PDH

11:00am to 12:30pm | Good Samaritan Society National Campus
4800 West 57th Street | Room 117 | Sioux Falls SD 57108

Please Register for this event no later than Friday September 20, 2013 by emailing kimg@skylineltd.com.

Kimberly Hosken, Director of Sustainable Building Services at Johnson Controls will present a challenge to design and construction professionals to make their projects greener through the use of technology. Taking a look back at how technology improvements have impacted the design and construction industry over the past 100 years to set the stage. Jumping ahead Ms. Hosken will provide a sample of what’s possible in, “A Day in the Life” of a building with advanced technology applications. Ms. Hosken will then present how to achieve advanced technology in the design and construction process through Integrated Project Design using Technology Contracting as an alternative delivery model to the standard design, bid, build or design build process. Come prepared to debate and discuss if a building with advanced technology is greener.


Pre-registration reserves a spot and a lunch for you, as well as provides us with the information we need to issue your PDH certificate. This event is FREE for Chapter Members and $20 for non-members.

Non-members pay at the event or can sign up to become a Chapter Member at the event to have the $20 fee waived.

Please pre-register for either the Sioux Falls or Rapid City event by emailing kimg@skylineltd.com no later than Friday September 20, 2013.


Kimberly Hosken

LEED Fellow


Sustainability Specialist


Ms Hosken serves as Director of Green Building in the Energy Solutions business at Johnson Controls Inc. She has been recognized as global leader in sustainability by the US Green Building Council with the designation of LEED Fellow. A LEED Accredited Professional for over 10 years, she manages projects and programs in sustainability, green buildings and portfolio green strategy. Ms. Hosken has an MBA from Webster University and a BS in Business from Sierra Nevada College.

Ms. Hosken has been a pioneer and leader in the construction industry and sustainable development. She has 30 years of experience in construction management, transportation management, green buildings and air and water quality.


She has worked with numerous Fortune 100 corporations, higher education institutions, government agencies, retail and financial institutions around the globe to bring sustainability to organizations. Her skills include leading teams, in multiple environments including design, construction, sustainability, traffic management, and green buildings.


Johnson Controls Energy Solutions

Director of Green Buildings – Milwaukee Wisconsin

Ms. Hosken has trained and developed regional teams in the Middle East, China, Latin America and Canada to provide green building consulting services to customers. She worked with various business units to create and support teams for multiple LEED certifications, leading charrettes and training in Cairo, Dubai, Istanbul, Santiago, Shanghai, London and Montreal. Today Johnson Controls has 63 LEED certified buildings totaling over 23 million square feet (7010399 square meters).


Ms. Hosken was responsible for leading the project management effort for the Miller Park, Major League Baseball, Stadium LEED Existing Building Operations and Maintenance Certification. Working with the Johnson Controls staff and on site facilities management team, to implement all the requirements for LEED certification. The project required a unique set of solutions many of which required interaction with the US Green Building Council for approval of innovative implementation of the LEED requirements.


She specified, and designed a software program to benchmark existing buildings against the LEED rating system, Green Compass a proprietary tool for Johnson Controls. This program has been used on over 200 building sites globally. Ms. Hosken has delivered this benchmarking service to multiple international corporations using a portfolio approach to


Identify cultural patterns in both infrastructure and operations. Over 22 million square feet have been analyzed using the Green Compass benchmarking tool in the portfolio program approach. The tool has been applied internationally for multiple corporations including: Glaxo Smith Kline, Verizon, Agilent and others. Outcomes included creating strategies to implement sustainability improvements and recognize current success.


USGBC – US Green Building Council

Director LEED New Construction - Washington DC

Ms. Hosken worked with multiple customers and consulting teams to develop the “Volume Certification Program” for streamlining the LEED process. She worked directly with multiple corporate, government and higher education teams to establish green building programs internally to implement sustainability through the built environment. Designing process’s for implementation of LEED products over large portfolios both domestic and foreign including: GM, Target, Best Buy, Office Depot, Citibank, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Wachovia, Falabella, McDonalds, Starbucks, Stop and Shop, University of California, Irvine and Merced, the Department of State and others. Ms. Hosken directly assisted these organizations to create strategies to implement the volume program through their internal building programs.


In the role of project manager, engineer and superintendant for Turner Construction, Los Angeles and Sacramento CA and TG Construction El Segundo, California. As the first female superintendent for high rise tenant work in Los Angeles Ms. Hosken was a pioneer in the construction industry. Ms. Hosken implemented all aspects preconstruction and construction on over 4 million sq. ft. of work in place including the net zero LEED Platinum Audubon Children’s Center, and the CAL EPA Headquarters project in Sacramento, CA, a LEED EB Platinum-rated project. $160 M office tower, 1M square feet.


Hosken has an MBA from Webster University, Bachelor of Science Business Sierra Nevada College. She is active in USGBC chapter organizations as a Board member. Hosken has been published in ENR, Eco Structure and Environmental Design & Construction. Hosken has been a speaker globally and at seven of the GreenBuild conferences to date.