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WEBINAR – EPDs and HPDs Opportunities within LEED v4 and Green Globes

June 8, 2016 – 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 

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Free

Join at 10 am Pacific, 11 am Mountain, 12 pm Central, 1 pm Eastern

User-friendly product transparency and life cycle assessment tools facilitate exploration of design alternatives and lead to environmentally better buildings, while freeing design and engineering teams from adherence to long lists of prescriptive provisions. Two of these tools, Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) and Health Product Declarations (HPDs), are being used to improve environmental impacts and occupant environment. This presentation will provide an overview of these tools, including what goes into their development, what they reveal, and how to use them effectively. Opportunities for applying EPDs, HPDs and LCA provisions within LEED v. 4, Green Globes and other green building standards will also be explored.

Speaker:

Dr. Jim Bowyer, Dovetail Partners, Inc., Bowyer & Associates, Inc.

Dr. Bowyer is Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering. He is Director of the Sustainable Materials Program at Dovetail Partners, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides authoritative information about the impacts and trade-offs of environmental decisions, and President of Bowyer & Associates, Inc., a consulting firm dedicated to improving the environmental performance of organizations of all kinds.

Click here to download a copy of the presentation.

Education Credit: 1 AIA/CES LU (HSW) or PDH credit. FBPE-approved provider.

Certificates will be emailed to participants.

GROUP ATTENDEES

If you are attending the webinar as a group, each person in your group requiring a certificate of attendance must sign the Group Sign-in form.

  • Download and print ONE sign-in sheet for your group.
  • Return the completed sign-in form by email within 48 hours to .
  • WoodWorks will send each attendee a certificate of completion within 2 weeks.

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Details

Date:
8 June 2016
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

WoodWorks offers a wide range of in-person and online training opportunities, from Wood Design Symposiums that include concurrent seminars and a trade show, to half-day workshops, lunchtime seminars and webinars.