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The Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) provides knowledge which supports the design of healthy environments by creating education and networking opportunities for members of – and those touched by – the healthcare architectural profession.

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REMINDER: Join us on 2/11 for a Beyond the Basics Webinar on The "NOT-SO-SMART" Building

  • 1.  REMINDER: Join us on 2/11 for a Beyond the Basics Webinar on The "NOT-SO-SMART" Building

    Posted 02-04-2020 00:27
    Earn 1 AIA LU | Tuesday, February 11, 2020 | 2-3 pm ET


    What does "Smart Building" really mean?  How to make the leap from a building or room with smart systems in it to a truly connected building. 

    Learning objectives

    After participating in this webinar attendees will:

    1. Understand the difference between a "Smart Building" and a "Connected Building"
    2. Learn how to align future state expectations with in-process evaluations
    3. Recognize the importance of documenting the experience and expectations to work backwards into technology.
    4. Be equipped to advocate for an experience-centric approach vs. a manufacturer-centric approach


    Peter A. O'Connor, RCDD, EMT-B

    Cheryl L. Stoddard,MEng, PMP

    John Kreidich AIA, CHC, LEED AP B+C

    Adriana Garcia
    Manager, Equipment Planning
    McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.