Webinar: USGBC WNC Lunch and Learn: The USGBC Better Materials Platform and ecomedes, July 13, 10 am PT, 1 pm EDT

  • 13 July 2021
  • Start time : 01:00 PM
  • End time : 02:00 PM
  • Event Host : USGBC, USGBC West North Central Region
healthy building materials, USGBC, LEED
Event Description

Learn how to use ecomedes to list and search for building materials, automate your LEED documentation process, and list and promote your products as "Verified for LEED."

Schedule at a Glance:

  • Virtual lobby opens (5 minutes before training)
  • Welcome / Introductions (2 min)
  • Training & Live Demonstration (20 min)
  • Q&A (10 min)
  • Session Concludes (on the hour)
  • Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how the USGBC Better Materials Platform is constructed from industry certification data and when to use this tool for material selection.
  • Learn how to streamline the ability to document LEED contribution for building products via the “Verified for LEED” program
  • Learn how manufacturers, vendors and distributors can use the Ecomedes tool option to support project teams: 1) Discover building materials that meet project sustainability goals; 2) Conduct comparison of sustainable building products; 3) Analyze energy and water impact of building materials; and 4) Create documentation for LEED projects
  • Learn names of the 5 platforms participating in the Better Materials Initiative program and where to find them

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • USGBC, USGBC West North Central Region
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Paul Shahriari, Chief Innovation Officer / Co-founder, ecomedes, Inc.
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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