New Gravity Housing Conference, August 2-3, Philadelphia, PA

  • 2 August 2018 To 3 August 2018
  • Event Host : Green Building United
  • Event Location : Temple University, Science Education and Research Center, 1925 North 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19122, United States
Green Building United
Event Description

The reality of climate change will fundamentally alter the way buildings are designed, built, and operated in the coming decades. At the same time, the need for quality affordable housing that can withstand increasingly extreme and volatile weather continues to grow. Building healthy, safe, and accessible places to live that will both limit and adapt to climate impacts is a key challenge for the 21st century. This two-day conference will explore the tools, techniques, and practices that the building community is using to address this challenge.

Last year's conference included sessions that covered:

Occupant health and wellness
Funding strategies
Resilient communities
Green building policies
Rating systems and standards

Attendees will have access to hands on workshops, technical trainings, research-based lectures, building and neighborhood tours, and networking with industry leaders. This conference is informed by the PHFA Project, an effort to scale the adoption of high performance affordable housing across the country.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Green Building United
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Chris Benedict, R.A., Architecture for a Changing World
      Steve Bluestone, founder of Passive Dwellings
  • Sponsors
    • Bridge
      Build Smart
  • Cost
    • Green Building United Member Early Bird: $50
      Non-Member Early Bird: $100
  • Event type
    • Conference

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