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HBN HomeFree - Healthy Affordable Materials San Francisco Workshop

Nov 19 2019 | 12:00pm - 02:00pm ET

HBN HomeFree - Healthy Affordable Materials San Francisco Workshop
Whether this is your first experience with HomeFree or you’re an active user, this informative and interactive workshop will boost your knowledge and capacity to choose healthier products for your projects.

Register here for this workshop.

Participants will learn the essentials of researching attributes of  healthier materials, including a review of updated HomeFree product hazard spectrums illustrated with case studies. Small group break-outs will offer a hands-on exploration of HomeFree resources giving you the tools and skills to identify and avoid materials that contain chemicals of concern, without sacrificing performance or breaking project budgets. If you have a laptop computer, please bring it to the workshop it may be helpful for the group activity.

Come ready to:
  • Engage with affordable housing community members and experts on who to effectively incorporate healthier building materials in your projects
  • Explore the HomeFree resources and tool to build and expand your understanding of the impact of toxics on human and environmental health
  • Act with a hands on experience of screening product using the HomeFree hazard spectrums and step by step process

Connect with national experts and local practitioners to learn about best practices in healthy material selection for affordable housing, and how new construction, rehabilitation, and building operations can benefit. This free workshop is designed for developers, operators, architects, contractors, innovators, and industry leaders in the affordable housing sector, though welcome to all seeking a healthier world.

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM: Registration and Networking
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Presentation and Hands on Activity
10:30AM - 11:00 AM: Q&A and Discussion

Kelly Cullen Community
220 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA  94102

HomeFree is a Healthy Building Network initiative supporting affordable housing leaders who are advancing human health through the use of healthier building materials, while enhancing building performance. Please join us to shape this initiative, and learn more about key issues and how to take action to create a healthier environment for the people we serve, and those who build and maintain properties. Visit the HomeFree website for free resources.

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