Living Building Challenge 4.0: Pittsburgh, December 12 Pittsburgh, PA

  • 12 December 2019
  • Start time : 09:00 AM
  • End time : 12:00 AM
  • Event Host : International Living Future Institute
  • Event Location : Green Building Alliance Offices, 333 E Carson St #331, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219, United States
Living Building Challenge 4.0: Pittsburgh
Event Description

The Living Building Challenge is a philosophy, advocacy tool, and certification program that addresses development at all scales. LBC 4.0 is a holistic approach to high-performance building that aims to address health, community, equity, energy, water, and beyond.

Attendees will identify the key components of the Living Building Challenge and discuss the rationale for restorative design principles. Attendees will then address design strategies for meeting ambitious place, water, energy, and materials performance requirements and health, happiness, beauty, and equity design considerations. Upon completion of the workshop, attendees will be able to compare the certification pathways available to LBC project teams, explain the key reasons for the latest changes to the LBC and reference examples of how the Living Building Challenge is driving innovation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the rationale for restorative design principles
  • Recognize financial, regulatory and behavioral barriers and incentives related to high-performance design
  • Describe the intents and requirements for designing high-performing, sustainable, and resilient building projects
  • Understand successful strategies for compliance with each performance area

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • International Living Future Institute
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • James Connelly, Vice President, Strategic Growth | International Living Future Institute
      Benson Gabler Director, Outreach + Pittsburg Hub | International Living Future Institute
  • Sponsors
    • Green Building Alliance
  • Cost
    • $75 – $150
  • Event type
    • Workshop

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