Free Green Building Webinar: Design It Healthy, Keep It Healthy: Strategies to Support Resilient, Healthy Interiors, September 20, 12-1 pm

  • 20 September 2022
  • Start time : 12:00 PM
  • End time : 01:00 PM
  • Event Host : GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction
Free Webinar: Design It Healthy, Keep It Healthy: Healthy Building Materials
Event Description

A building’s resilience is often thought of as its ability to withstand the impact of external stressors. But, there are also many internal stressors that can contribute to a building’s resilience, and ultimate the health of the building and the people inside it. This session will build on the concept, "Design It Healthy, Build It Healthy, Keep It Healthy" with a focus on smart construction practices and systems and material selections. Participants will explore research-based strategies and case studies to gain knowledge of specifying resilient, healthy materials and employing resilient practices. Participants will also leave with resources to employ “Design It Healthy, Build It Heathy, Keep It Healthy” in their work.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Define resiliency, external stressors, and internal stressors as they relate to the built environment
  2. Describe how exterior conditions can affect the interior conditions of buildings
  3. Explore research-based strategies and case studies to gain knowledge of how to specify resilient, healthy materials and employ resilient practices
  4. Utilize resources to design it healthy and keep it healthy



  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Dr. Marilyn Black

      Vice President and Senior Technical and Strategic Advisor, Chemical Insights Research Institute
      Founder Air Quality Sciences, Inc. and The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute

      Dr. Black is a leader in the study of environmental pollution and its impact on human health. Dr. Black founded the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute, a nonprofit organization that provides verification of chemical safe products. Following research and teaching, Dr. Black founded Air Quality Sciences, Inc. (AQS,) a research company focused on measuring sources of indoor pollution and associated health effects. Dr. Black currently leads Chemical Insights Research Institute of Underwriters Laboratories Inc., a nonprofit organization, providing scientific insights for societal well-being.
  • Sponsors
    • Chemical Insights Research Institute of Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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