The Living Building Challenge Energy Petal is intended to signal a new age of design, wherein the built environment relies solely on renewable forms of energy and operates year round in a pollution-free manner. In this 1-hour overview of the Energy Petal, participants will gain an understanding of the strategies and behavior change needed to achieve NZEB Certification.
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As part of our policy efforts, the Institute has partnered with Greenwash Action to develop a suite of advocacy trainings for our global network. Together we invite you to take part in a series of webinars that lay the foundation for your local policy efforts by exploring three hot topics in the advocacy world.
Certified wood and forest certification have long been lightning rods in the green building advocacy arena. In this webinar, we will examine the big picture of forestry and timber production and provide an overview of forest certification, examining the history of and the key differences between the main competitors in forest certification, FSC and SFI. Information for the full Advocating for Healthy Materials Webinar Series.
The Introduction to the Living Community Challenge course touches on the methodology of the program and its components. This workshop will look at the similarities and differences between the LCC and the Living Building Challenge, the built environments most rigorous performance standard. Read the Living Community Challenge Standard here!
One of the most important trends in green building in recent years has been growing market demand for transparency and avoidance of toxic chemicals in building materials. This webinar will provide a primer on chemicals of concern in the built environment, an overview of the tools that are driving the development of healthier building materials and will contrast the approaches of Living Building Challenge, LEED and Green Globes to this important issue. Information for the full Advocating for Healthy Materials Webinar Series.
Along with Declare, Health Product Declarations and other tools for addressing chemicals of concern, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) are viewed by many in the green building community as critical market drivers toward greater transparency about and mitigation of the environmental impacts of buildings and building materials. Information for the full Advocating for Healthy Materials Webinar Series.
Join the Cincinnati Collaborative for an in-depth overview of the Materials Petal, one of the seven regenerative categories (or Petals) that define the Living Building Challenge (LBC).
Mohawk Group and the International Living Future Institute present:
Please join us as part of this year's Oregon BEST FEST! We're happy to be a part of the conference this year, and will be offering a 2 hour pre-conference workshop on the Living Product Challenge. (Please note separate registration from the conference is required)