All Upcoming ilfi Events

Affordable Housing Five-Part Webinar

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 9:00am

Our future is sustainable only if all people have opportunities to live in healthy and affordable homes. The Living Building Challenge is a building certification program, advocacy tool and philosophy that defines the most advanced measure of sustainability in the built environment possible today.

You can sign up for the full series at a discount, or elect to register for just the sessions you're interested in attending:

  • Introduction to Living Affordable Housing: Strategies and Benefits to Applying the Living Building Challenge (Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016, 9-10am PST)
  • The Living Building Challenge Framework for Affordable Housing (Wednesday, March 30th, 2016, 9-10am PST)
  • Energy Equity and Resiliency in Affordable Housing (Wednesday, April 20th, 2016, 9-10am PST)
  • Water Health and Independence in Affordable Housing (Wednesday, May 25th, 2016, 9-10am PST)
  • Innovating to the Materials Petal in Affordable Housing (Wednesday, June 15th, 2016, 9-10am PST)

BE16 Annual Conference

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 (All day)

Please join us at this year's Building Energy Conference in Boston, MA! 

Understanding the Living Building Challenge - Online Workshop

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 12:00pm

Understanding the Living Building Challenge online workshop provides an in-depth introduction to the Living Building Challenge ideology and certificate process. Attendees are the green building leaders in their community: design professionals, contractors, developers, owners, government officials and employees of public agencies.

The Living Building Challenge Framework for Affordable Housing

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 9:00am

Affordable housing projects are uniquely situated to benefit from the application of the Living Building Challenge. A report by the International Living Future Institute, developed through partnership with leading affordable housing developers and practitioners, explores social, regulatory, and financial barriers to achieving the Challenge in affordable housing with an emphasis on the three most challenging Petals (Net Positive Water, Net Positive Energy and Materials). This event is part of the Affordable Housing 5-part Webinar Series.

Energy Equity and Resiliency in Affordable Housing

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 9:00am

What does a successful Net Positive Energy strategy look like in multi-family affordable housing? How does a rental project prepare for renewable energy infrastructure with an unknown energy load? How can a net zero energy strategy create energy stability and resiliency for affordable housing residents. These questions and more will be answered in this deep dive into the Living Building Challenge’s Energy Petal. This event is part of the Affordable Housing 5-part Webinar Series.

Water Health and Independence in Affordable Housing

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 9:00am

What does a successful Net Positive Water strategy look like in multi-family affordable housing? How can the potable and non-potable needs of residents be met locally? How can rainwater, greywater and blackwater systems integrate in local, resilient systems to provide healthy, affordable and dependable water sources for people and nutrients for the environment? Is water independence possible in dense communities and drought stricken climates? This event is part of the Affordable Housing 5-part Webinar Series.

Understanding the Living Building Challenge - Online Workshop

Monday, June 6, 2016 - 3:00pm

Understanding the Living Building Challenge online workshop provides an in-depth introduction to the Living Building Challenge ideology and certificate process. Attendees are the green building leaders in their community: design professionals, contractors, developers, owners, government officials and employees of public agencies

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