Lisa Carey Moore presents healthy building materials

Lisa Carey Moore presents healthy building materials

Products used on a project can have significant and enduring health effects—not only on your building's occupants, but on the community where the products are made and on the workers who manufacture and install them.  Products may also have significant impact on the planet, through extraction, manufacturing, and eventual disposal. So where does one start when trying to incorporate healthier materials into a project?  The presentation shares case studies that highlight the challenges to, and opportunities for, bringing healthier materials into your next building projects, or your daily practice as a designer of any kind. Ms. Carey Moore's stories highlight lessons learned from her involvement with a range of Living Building Challenge project types, including educational centers, a large laboratory building, and renovation of existing buildings.  Links Living Building Challenge Materials Integrated Eco Strategy Presentation Video https://youtu.be/jsR2orr0r28...
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Russel Chapman presents the Sustainable Forest Initiatives

Russel Chapman presents the Sustainable Forest Initiatives

Russel Chapman‘s career has spanned multiple facets of the AEC world. He is an architectural consultant for Sierra Pacific Windows where he works directly with the architecture and design community helping to guide their decisions to best match their client expectations. Mr. Chapman speaks about the Sustainable Forest Initiative: the initiative’s principles; objectives; performance measures; indicators and history. It is imperative for us to understand Forest Certification and how growing our forests, in a sustainable manner, contributes toward green building strategies by sequestering carbon and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Links Sustainable Forest Initiative Sierra Pacific Windows Presentation Video https://youtu.be/n8_hPNKRNwo...
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Christopher Ling presents on the topics of Forensic Architecture and the Design Standard of Care

Christopher Ling presents on the topics of Forensic Architecture and the Design Standard of Care

In this talk, Christopher D. Ling, Principal of ARCHforensic, explains what Forensic Architecture is. It covers the design standard of care; what the architect’s responsibility is; design intent vs. construction coordination; means and methods;  common construction mistakes; inspection techniques; new technology and real life examples. Links https://archforensic.com/ Presentation Video https://youtu.be/wd8b9lz1HrU...
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Giancarlo Tosi speaks about a revolutionary technology that is changing the way we cool our buildings.

Giancarlo Tosi speaks about a revolutionary technology that is changing the way we cool our buildings.

Giancarlo Tosi the Regional Manager of DADANCO offers a presentation on the use of radiant heating and cooling with active chilled beams. Over the past 150, periodically, we have experienced significant mechanical system changes and introductions into our buildings. These systems delivered, what has become our rigorous expectation, for both occupant comfort and convenience. Central Heating, Indoor Plumbing, Electric Light, Ventilation, and of course Space Cooling. All have enormously improved our indoor experiences, the place where we spend 90% of our time. It has, of course, come at a cost. An acceptable financial one, but also one that was first not understood, but now of course is ---the negative impact on our climate. Mr. Tosi’s presentation is about a revolutionary technology that is changing the way in which we cool our buildings while at the same time spectacularly reducing the energy usage of what is one of our principle building loads ---Space Cooling. Presentation Slides https://youtu.be/UlgZ-5fUQSA Links DADANCO...
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