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Discussions with tag 'built environment'

Snapshot on Sustainability - We stand on the shoulders of giants

by StacySinclair // Technical writer

USGBC-LA's blog "Snapshot on Sustainability", continues this week with reflections about the past built environment- and looking ahead. This week's new post is entitled, "I see further by standing on…

Filed under: Resilience

Keywords: Germany,Energy Infrastructure,built environment,energy independence

0 replies | 483 views | Posted on: 05/24/2017 | Last updated: 05/24/2017

16th Edition Green Building Congress 2018, October 31st-November 3rd in Hyderabad, India

by AbbieKnight

Today, India is witnessing tremendous growth in infrastructural development. The construction industry in India is one of the largest economic activities. As the sector is growing rapidly, preserving …

Filed under: India

India Green Building

Keywords: Green Building,built environment

0 replies | 1100 views | Posted on: 06/02/2018 | Last updated: 06/02/2018

Futurebuild 2019, March 5-7 in London, UK

by AbbieKnight

At Futurebuild 2019, the focus will be on tackling the biggest challenges impacting the built environment. A unique destination for you to gain unrivalled insights and hands-on experience around the l

Filed under: Events

Keywords: Innovation,built environment

1 replies | 1104 views | Posted on: 02/11/2019 | Last updated: 02/12/2019

The Building Industry's Role in Social Equity, April 24, Pittsburgh, PA

by AbbieKnight

As architects, builders, and developers, what part do we play in creating a city with opportunities for everyone? Join for the first event in Green Building Alliance

Filed under: Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Sustainability Group

Keywords: Design,Social Equity,built environment

0 replies | 1010 views | Posted on: 03/27/2019 | Last updated: 03/28/2019

GreenerBuilder San Francisco, July 25, 8:00am-6:30pm, San Francisco, CA

by Gina Pryciak // Student

GreenerBuilder is a one-day conference and expo for green building professionals. The annual event unites all of the key players in greening Northern California’s built environment–includi

Filed under: California

California Green Building

Keywords: Green Building,Architecture,Sustainability,Zero Waste,built environment

0 replies | 1046 views | Posted on: 06/11/2019 | Last updated: 06/11/2019

Growth of the Green Movement, July 31, 8:30am-12:30pm, San Diego, CA

by Gina Pryciak // Student

The built environment has not only a huge impact on the climate by producing roughly 40% of CO2 emissions but also on our health and wellbeing. With Americans spending 90% of their daily lives indoors

Filed under: California

California Green Building

Keywords: Green Building,built environment

0 replies | 1044 views | Posted on: 06/25/2019 | Last updated: 07/31/2019

FREE Webinar: The Basics of Building Science The Foundation of Healthy Indoor Air Quality, June 11, 2 PM EDT

by Richard Minasian // Student

Join Maine Indoor Air Quality Council on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EST for a one-hour discussion of the 4 essential components of building science.  Understanding these four components

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Indoor Air Quality,built environment,Building Science,Maine Indoor Air Quality Council

0 replies | 766 views | Posted on: 06/04/2020 | Last updated: 06/04/2020

Sustainable Building with Concrete, July 30, 1-2 PM, Boston, MA

by Richard Minasian // Student

This upcoming lecture with Heidi Jandris, a Technical Resource and Sustainability Manager at Jandris Block.

This discussion is part of BSA Space's exhibition Durable: Sustainable Material

Filed under: Concrete

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Architecture,Materials,Sustainability,Construction,Concrete,built environment,Professionals

0 replies | 1318 views | Posted on: 07/14/2020 | Last updated: 07/15/2020

Webinar: World Green Building Week - The Road to COP26, September 22, 11 am BST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Join UKGBC during World Green Building Week, for which the theme is “Act on Climate”. We are choosing to use this moment as a milestone on the Road to COP26, to shine a spotlight on the le

Filed under: Government Policies

UK Green Building

Keywords: Policy,Net zero,built environment

0 replies | 910 views | Posted on: 09/04/2020 | Last updated: 09/04/2020

Online: USGBC OH Community Connections Webinar: Women in Green, October 8, 1pm EDT

by kaleigh.stirrat // Intern & Emerging Professional in Architecture

During this moderated discussion panel, we will spotlight the impact of strong women leaders in the energy efficiency and green building industry. This session highlights just a few women in Ohio who

Webinar: #EEDAY2020, October 7, 10 am- 2 pm EDT

by SarahA

This half-day event will celebrate policy, the built environment, and tools energy efficiency provides to uplift Black and brown communities. This event will bring together energy efficiency lead

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Social Justice,Climate Action,built environment,Electrification,Renewable Infrastructure,Placemaking

0 replies | 1365 views | Posted on: 09/27/2020 | Last updated: 09/27/2020

Building Tech Forum (Online): Getting to Zero with Embodied Carbon, October 28, 4 pm EDT

by Built Environment Plus (Formerly USGBC Massachusetts)

Building Tech Forum: Roadmap to 2050 aimed to better understand how our carbon footprint will change to accommodate the Commonwealth’s commitment to become carbon neutral by 2050. Now, we’re narro

Filed under: Webinars

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Green Building,Net zero,Technology,built environment

0 replies | 1124 views | Posted on: 09/27/2020 | Last updated: 11/30/2020

USGBC MO: Transforming the Built Environment, October 29, 8 am CDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Dig into the Living Building Challenge through an interactive exploration of how this sustainable design framework might be applied to a building within the St. Louis region.

Filed under: Development

Missouri Green Building

Keywords: Living Building Challenge,Sustainability,USGBC,built environment

0 replies | 924 views | Posted on: 09/27/2020 | Last updated: 09/27/2020

Green Building Congress 2020, A Virtual Event Presented by Indian Green Building Council, October 29 - 31

by SarahA

How will delegates benefit:

  • Listen to experts in Green Built Environment in India and abroad
  • Learn the best practices of the Industry
  • Virtual Networking opportunities
  • Informative case stud

Filed under: Other Green Building - Other

Keywords: India,built environment,Green Building Congress,Indian Green Building Council,International Conference,Hygiene, Health, and Wellbeing

0 replies | 1073 views | Posted on: 09/28/2020 | Last updated: 09/29/2020

The Seeds of Sustainability; Wood, Lumber & Mass Timber, Online, November 18, 1:45pm-3:15 EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

This seminar follows the life cycle of wood, wood fiber, and mass timber as sustainable design solutions for the built environment. A focus will be on continuous improvement considerations for project

Filed under: Lumber

Colorado High Performance and Passive House Building Group

Keywords: Wood,built environment,mass timber,Lumber

0 replies | 1018 views | Posted on: 10/29/2020 | Last updated: 10/29/2020

Webinar: Applying Regenerative Principles in Your Work, January 7, 7-8 PM EST

by Richard Minasian // Student

This interactive session invites participants to further develop and apply regenerative thinking at home, in work, and across other dimensions of daily life.

Build It Green, in partnership with Bil

Online Course Presented by UKGBC: Global Green Building Virtual Learning Programme, January 29 - February 26

by SarahA

Global Green Building is an online learning programme, developed by UKGBC in collaboration with World GBC available anywhere, in your own time. It aims to help those new to sustainability in the built

Filed under: Online Courses

UK Green Building

Keywords: Sustainability,Online Courses,built environment,Net Zero Carbon,Circular Material Use

0 replies | 690 views | Posted on: 01/11/2021 | Last updated: 01/12/2021

Webinar: Road to IMPACT - The Battle Between Budget and Well-Being, February 18, 1 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

The built environment is an asset to maximizing human potential and cultivating well-being. This session explores the intersection between budgets, human health and energy conservation. We will share

Filed under: Green Affordable Housing

Keywords: Energy,Affordable Housing,built environment,Energy Affordability

0 replies | 1011 views | Posted on: 01/20/2021 | Last updated: 01/20/2021

Online Course: Setting a Net Zero Target, Presented by UKGBC, February 24, 10 am BST

by SarahA

Organizations are setting their own climate commitments and/or ‘net zero targets’ to embrace the upcoming change as the UK aims to reach net zero emissions by 2050. To support members on t

Filed under: Energy

UK Green Building

Keywords: Climate Change,Carbon neutral,built environment,Net Zero Target,Advancing Net Zero

0 replies | 1240 views | Posted on: 01/22/2021 | Last updated: 01/26/2021

Living Future 2021, Online: Inclusion + Unity, April 20 - 23

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Now in its 15th year, the Living Future "Unconference" continues as a mission-driven nonprofit event and has grown into the International Living Future Institute's flagship event and a&n

Keywords: Green Building,International Living Future Institute,Living Future,built environment,ILFI,Unconference

0 replies | 3861 views | Posted on: 02/05/2021 | Last updated: 02/10/2021

FREE Webinar: Transforming Built Infrastructure to Support Net Zero, March 11, 9 am EST / 1pm BST

by samanthaklein // Intern

As part of the N8 Research Partnership’s ambitious Net Zero North agenda, we invite you to join experts from the N8 universities, House by Urban Splash, Northern Housing Consortium and

Filed under: Government Agencies and Initiatives

UK Green Building

Keywords: Sustainable Infrastructure,Carbon,Net zero,built environment

0 replies | 803 views | Posted on: 02/20/2021 | Last updated: 02/21/2021

Biophilic Design Virtual Symposium, Presented by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, March 25, 1pm EDT

by SarahA

Biophilic design is more than just indoor greenery and proximity to plants. There are 14 different patterns of biophilic design that include everything from light and sound to how items are arranged i

Filed under: Urban Planning

Keywords: Sustainability,Health,built environment,biophilic design,Covid-19

0 replies | 1133 views | Posted on: 03/17/2021 | Last updated: 03/18/2021

Webinar: Managing the Net Zero Challenge Within the Built Environment, April 22, 10 am EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

How on Earth? – an Earth Day special event - will bring a virtual panel of industry leaders and academics from the built environment together with policy shapers, economists, behaviouralist

Filed under: Energy

UK Green Building

Keywords: Energy,Earth Day,Net zero,built environment

0 replies | 1088 views | Posted on: 04/10/2021 | Last updated: 04/10/2021

Free UK Webinar: Advancing Net Zero, April 29, 12 pm BST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Climate change is having devastating effects on our environment and it is clear that business as usual is no longer good enough and that fundamental changes are necessary. The government property prof

Filed under: Energy

UK Green Building

Keywords: Energy,Government Policy,Carbon,Net zero,built environment

0 replies | 1072 views | Posted on: 04/12/2021 | Last updated: 04/12/2021

Webinar: Principles for Delivering Urban Nature-based Solutions, April 29, 12 pm BST

by samanthaklein // Intern

The principles are primarily intended to be used by developers, owners, operators and occupiers of buildings within an urban context. The aim is to provide a concise overview of practical methods and

Filed under: Urban Planning

UK Green Building

Keywords: Sustainable Infrastructure,Urban Planning,built environment,Nature

0 replies | 773 views | Posted on: 04/13/2021 | Last updated: 04/13/2021