Webinar: Our Buildings, Our Health

When:  Aug 5, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (ET)

Webinar: Our Buildings, Our Health


An investigation into the design and construction of healthy indoor environments through air-tight construction, properly designed and filtered ventilation and avoiding chemicals of concern. This session will identify harmful chemicals in our built environment, assess occupant risk due to exposure and present alternatives. While solutions exist within our industry, a bigger impact will come for corporate and government level change. using quantitative data, this session will present the real cost of how our buildings affect our health, well-being and productivity.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Mitigate indoor air quality challenges during design.
  2. Learn heating, cooling and ventilation strategies for different building types and budgets.
  3. Identity products and materials with low emissions that won't compromise durability.
  4. Understand the role of third party verification during design, construction and commissioning.

Speaker:

Karla Butterfield

Ms. Butterfield is a Sustainability Director at Steven Winter Associates, Inc., working with residential buildings. Her expertise is in sustainable consulting services, program certification support and implementation of high-performance building technologies. With architects, developers, builders, and homeowners, she develops specific sustainability strategies for both new construction and renovations.