On Demand
Learn how to make sustainable design choices on a limited budget from Paul Shariari of Green Mind, Ecologic3 and EcoScorecard in this timely Webinar for those looking to go green in a down economy.
 USGBC GBCI and IDCEC CE Hours Pending



You can "go green" on your next project despite the economy. This session will offer practical tips on how designers can help clients save money by explaining the real costs and benefits of utilizing a sustainable design strategy, including an integrated planning/programming phase; site selection (when applicable); waste minimization; product research and incentives; mechanical systems and commissioning; as well as other cost-saving strategies.


Learning Objectives
  • Prepare strategies to implement an integrated programming phase
  • Compare long-term and short-term value of green design
  • Quantify monetary benefits of implementing sustainable designs and convey them to clients
  • Prepare solutions to achieve sustainable design even within budgetary constraints/have a contingency plan



Paul Shariari
Founder, Green Mind; Founder, Ecologic3; CEO, EcoScorecard; Partner, Viridity

USGBC LEED Faculty Member
Co-Chair of USGBC Greenbuild International Conference


Paul Shahriari specializes in the application and implementation of sustainability into the real estate, design, construction and manufacturing industries. He works throughout organizations helping establish vision, train teams, develop methodologies, create tools and software and enhance marketing and communications strategies. He has trained over 10,000 individuals on a wide variety of high performance green building topics. He enjoys working with leading industry service providers such as architects, engineers, and construction managers to develop world-class service offerings for high performance green building projects around the world.