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

  • 18 November 2020
  • Start time : 01:45 PM
  • End time : 03:15 PM
  • Event Host : USGBC Mountain Region
The Seeds of Sustainability, Wood, Lumber & Mass Timber
Event Description

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 teams as well as addressing the positive impact of wood-based building materials for carbon sequestration, facility management, and occupant health and well-being.

Learning Objectives:

• Review wood as a natural resource as well as resource management practices that protect ecosystems

• Address sustainable manufacturing standards to meet code compliance, maintain workplace safety, and the relevance to green building programs

• Discuss how wood, mass timber, & wood by-products building materials benefit design intent, performance requirements, and occupant health

• Explore how wood materials increase building performance, improve efficiencies, and the positive impact for our rapidly changing planet.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • USGBC Mountain Region
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Stirling Morris

      From design conception through building occupancy, Stirling Morris has experience working with developers, design professionals, and contractors in creating successful projects in the built environment. Along with a B.S. in Education, Morris has been consulting in the construction industry for two decades. His principal focus is fenestration (the arrangement of windows and doors on the elevations of a building) as well as wood & mass timber as natural resources.
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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