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thinkstep to Exhibit and Present Solutions for Product and Corporate Sustainability in booth # 1000 at Greenbuild 2015

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">WHO:<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;"> thinkstep experts, customers and partners will present demonstrations and best practices to move the green building industry toward greater transparency, optimization and ultimately better buildings at the 2015 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Washington, DC.

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<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">WHAT: Topics include: <span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">Building Product Decisions Powered by Data: Demonstration of the Quartz Project Open Database, by: Vivien Dien, Flux and Heather Gadonniex, thinkstep

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Attendees will learn about the first collaborative, open data initiative that combines health and environmental impact data on building materials empowering the AEC industry to achieve greater sustainability. The Quartz database is the result of a year-long collaboration with an overall mission to promote the transparency of building product information. The environmental and health impact data on 100 common building products is now freely available to building owners, architects and sustainability specialists, as well as to the general public under Creative Commons licensing.

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<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">Sustainability Leader Showcase: Corporate Sustainability Reporting in the Building Industry, by: Amanda Goetsch, Inpro and Heather Gadonniex, thinkstep

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">There has been strong focus on documenting product sustainability credentials through reports like EPDs and HPDs but what about the overall sustainability of the corporate enterprise? This presentation showcases manufacturer Inpro and details their road to reporting on the sustainability of their corporation and supply chain and the value this brings to their business.

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<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">Sustainability at the Speed of Design: Demonstration of the Tally® whole building LCA tool for Revit® by: Efrie Friedlander, Kieran Timberlake

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">Experts from developer Kieran Timberlake will share case studies and update us on the current status of Tally, the whole building LCA tool.

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<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">LEED v4: Are you ready? Documentation to meet the new MR Credits

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">by: thinkstep’s Sustainable Building & Construction team

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">LEED v4 implementation is less than a year away. This presentation will provide an overview of the documentation needed to meet the new Materials & Resources Credits.

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<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">WHEN:<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">Wednesday, Nov 18

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">11:00 – 11:20 -- LEED v4: Are you ready?

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">3:30 – 3:50 -- Sustainability Leader Showcase: Corporate Sustainability Reporting in the Building Industry

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">4:00 – 4:30 -- Building Product Decisions Powered by Data: Demonstration of the Quartz Project Open Database

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<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">Thursday, Nov 19th

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">10:30 – 11:00 -- Building Product Decisions Powered by Data: Demonstration of the Quartz Project Open Database

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">2:00 – 2:30 LEED v4: Are you ready? Documentation to meet the new MR Credits

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">4:00 – 4:30 Sustainability at the Speed of Design -- Tally whole building LCA tool for Revit

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<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">About thinkstep

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">thinkstep enables organizations worldwide to succeed sustainably. Our industry-leading software, data and services help businesses drive operational excellence, product innovation, brand value and regulatory compliance. With a global presence in 19 countries we serve more than 2,000 companies, including 40 percent of the Fortune 500 such as BASF, Hewlett-Packard, Interface, Siemens, and Unilever. For more information visit, <span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">www.thinkstep.com<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">

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<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">Media Contact:

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">Traci Massaro

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">[email protected]

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">617-877-1293

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