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05/15/2013

ASID Foundation Offers Live Webinar Series on Healthy Building Materials

A three-part webinar series covering sustainable design resources, products and materials on May 22, 2013

 
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is a community of people—designers, industry representatives, educators and students.

The ASID Foundation of the American Society of Interior Designers, in partnership with the Healthy Building Network, will launch a three-part webinar series covering sustainable design resources, products and materials on May 22, 2013.

 

Each session will be broadcast live and hosted by leaders from the sustainable design industry.

 

Introduction to Sustainable Design Resources: Wed., May 22, 2013 2 p.m. (ET)

Introduction to Sustainable Design Resources provides an overview of sustainable design principles and outlines the “12 rules” for specifying healthier building materials and FF&E. The webinar includes a review of independent, trusted resources for healthier, environmentally-preferable products along with a case study of the VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre, which is pursuing Living Building and LEED Platinum certifications.

 

Presenters

Bill Walsh – Founder & Executive Director, Healthy Building Network

Nadav Malin, LEED AP – President, BuildingGreen

Max Richter, AIBC, MRAIC, LEED AP BD+C – Architect, Perkins+Will

 

0.1 IDCEC HSW CEU

Cost: $39.99 (ASID Members) $64.99 (Non-Members)

Registration: https://member.asid.org/asidssa/evtssaxmlreg.custid?p_event_id=2018

 

Avoiding Toxic Chemicals in Commercial Building Products: Mon., June 3 at 3 p.m. (ET)

Avoiding Toxic Chemicals in Commercial Building Products outlines the process for recognizing, assessing and avoiding building materials and FF&E that contain chemicals of concern. Participants will learn how to identify the most common hazards, understand their risks, and develop a customizable set of priorities for specifying materials that contain toxic substances.

 

Presenters:

Bill Walsh – Founder & Executive Director, Healthy Building Network

Nadav Malin, LEED AP – President, BuildingGreen

Penny Bonda, FASID, LEED Fellow – Partner, Ecoimpact Consulting

 

Cost: $39.99 (ASID Members) $64.99 (Non-Members)

Registration: https://member.asid.org/asidssa/evtssaxmlreg.custid?p_event_id=2021

 

How the Experts Specify Healthier Materials: Tues., June 25 at 3 p.m. (ET)

How the Experts Specify Healthier Materials takes an in-depth look at steps interior designers can take to vet the ingredients of building materials and FF&E to achieve the greatest positive impact on human health and the environment. It will present in-depth case studies of two recent projects that applied the highest standards of healthy materials selection: the VanDusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver, Canada, and the Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., along with lessons for creating a customizable protocol for analyzing a material’s attributes.

 

Presenters:
Bill Walsh – Founder & Executive Director, Healthy Building Network

Anne Less – Green Team Consultant, Healthy Materials & Knowledge Management at Mary Davidge Associates

Max Richter, AIBC, MRAIC, LEED AP BD+C – Architect, Perkins+Will

 

Cost: $39.99 (ASID Members) $64.99 (Non-Members)

Registration: https://member.asid.org/asidssa/evtssaxmlreg.custid?p_event_id=2022

 

 
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