Boston's Green Day Out, Tour 4 Green Buildings, November 6

  • 6 November 2017
  • Start time : 08:00 AM
  • End time : 04:00 PM
  • Event Location : Boston, (multiple locations), MA, United States
Boston's Green Day Out, Tour 4 Green Buildings, November 6
Event Description

Visit three buildings designed to meet the Living Building Challenge (LBC), and a fourth using the most advanced cross-laminated timber construction in the United States. Boston Collaborative/MAGBC, will e hosting this event.

GBCI Credit Hours:4AIA Credit Hours:4 LU|HSW

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Design Building is a 4-story, 87,500 GSF building pending LEED Gold. Its heavy-timber wood structure demonstrates how the industry can address climate change by building with wood.

The R.W. Kern Center at Hampshire College is a 2-story, 17,000 SF registered LBC project & 2017 COTE Top 10 Award winner. It generates 100% of its energy on-site and reduces water consumption by 95%.

The Hitchcock Center for the Environment is a single story, 9,000 SF environmental education centre and registered LBC project. Designed to be a teaching tool, the project includes educational displays for Pre-K through adults, explaining composting toilets, potable rainwater harvesting & treatment, and greywater systems.

The Bechtel Environmental Classroom, a 2,300 SF single-story building designed as a field station for Smith College, was the fifth Certified Living Building in the world.


GBCI Credit Hours:
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  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Green Building Tour

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