Events

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2021 International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment

Oct 28 2021 | 01:00pm - 02:30pm ET
Oct
28

Join Veena Singla of NRDC as she presents research from a joint project with HBN:

Environmental Justice Along Product Life Cycles: Building Insulation Chemical Case Studies and Recommendations for AA

The field of alternatives assessments and the A4 are growing rapidly. This session reviews needs and opportunities for the alternatives assessment community of practice to stay relevant and adaptive to chemical management goals. 

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Healthy Buildings America 2021

Nov 9 2021 | 12:00pm - Nov 11 2021 | 12:00pm ET
Nov
9

As a part of the Healthy Buildings America 2021 Conference, HBN and the University of Texas at Austin will have two posters on display detailing:

1. Quantifying VOC and mVOC Emissions from Wood
2. Emission of VOCs and Particles from Wood Products during Cutting and Drilling: Implications for Occupational Exposure

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HBN HomeFree Webinar Series 2 - Why Healthier Materials + Selecting Healthier Paint with HomeFree

Dec 10 2019 | 02:00pm - 03:00pm ET
Dec
10

Engage, explore and act with HBN in our 3-series webinar on healthier building materials!

Webinar 2 - Why Healthier Materials + Selecting Healthier Paint with HomeFree
Taking action! Step up your paint selection to a healthier option. Join us and build your capacity to make informed decisions related to healthier paint products offered to affordable housing owners, operators, and developers. Step by step vetting process to quickly and easily move up to healthier paint products for use in unit turns and new construction.

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HBN HomeFree - Healthy Affordable Materials Twin Cities Workshop

Nov 26 2019 | 10:00am - 12:00pm ET
Nov
26

Healthy Building Network is excited to bring a HomeFree - Healthy Affordable Materials to the Twin Cities. Whether this is your first experience with HomeFree or you’re an active user, join us for this informative and interactive workshop to boost your knowledge and capacity to choose healthier products for your projects.

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HBN HomeFree - Healthy Affordable Materials San Francisco Workshop

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

Healthy Building Network is excited to bring a HomeFree - Healthy Affordable Materials to San Francisco. Whether this is your first experience with HomeFree or you’re an active user, join us for this informative and interactive workshop to boost your knowledge and capacity to choose healthier products for your projects.

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Parson's School of Design - Material Health: Design Frontiers

Nov 14 2019 | 12:00pm - Nov 15 2019 | 12:00pm ET
Nov
14

In this era of Climate Crisis, and from the vantage point of material health, there is an urgent need to imagine new paths for architecture and design in order to create a new healthier future for everyone. This symposium provides a platform to examine issues of material health and celebrate material innovation, grapple with new and long-sustained challenges in socially engaged research and practice, as well as critically reflect on necessary changes to academic architectural and interior design programs. Together, exceptional perspectives will identify viable alternatives and illuminate new paths for the next generation of architecture and design.

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HBN HomeFree Webinar Series 1 - Welcome to HomeFree: Why Materials Matter

Nov 12 2019 | 02:00pm - 03:00pm ET
Nov
12

Engage, explore and act with HBN in our 3-series webinar on healthier building materials!

Webinar 1: Welcome to HomeFree: Why Materials Matter
Whether you are new to the healthier materials conversation or simply want to deepen your understanding, join us and boost your knowledge and capacity to choose healthier products for your projects. Participants will learn the essentials of healthy building materials including health impacts, US regulation, and how to get started and take action.

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Sustainable Brands - Sustaining Human Ability: Taking a People-Centric Approach to Sustainability

Oct 17 2019 | 01:00am ET
Oct
17

People spend 90% of their time indoors. So, it’s no surprise that the spaces where we learn, create, and come together to solve our greatest challenges have a significant impact on human experience.

Shaw Industries, a global flooring company with a commitment to sustain[HUMAN]abilityTM, will moderate a discussion focused on putting people at the center of sustainability efforts. This webinar will showcase three case studies from diverse organizations and will explore what is driving their efforts, the challenges they’ve faced, keys to success and what’s on the horizon.

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BE-Ex Forum - The X Factor of R Value: Avoiding Toxic Chemicals in Insulation and Air Sealing Materials

Apr 18 2019 | 09:00am - 10:30am ET
Apr
18

The Building Energy Exchange is hosting a forum highlighting the findings of A Guide to Healthier Upgrade Materials will be presented, focusing on multiple material alternatives for use in two common energy retrofits measures—insulating and air sealing. The Guide was developed by Healthy Building Network with the Healthy Affordable Building Materials working group and Energy Efficiency for All (EEFA).

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ACEEE - 2018 Conference on Health, Environment, and Energy

Dec 4 2018 | 12:00pm - Dec 5 2018 | 12:00pm ET
Dec
4

HBN is participating in a panel discussion addressing the chemical exposures that can affect health in buildings as well as building materials and practices related to the building envelope that can be used to maintain a healthy indoor environment. (Available credits – AIA/APHA/BPI).

Hyatt Centric French Quarter
800 Iberville Street
New Orleans, LA

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Pittsburgh, PA - International Living Future Institute's Living Product Expo

Sep 10 2018 | 12:00am - Sep 14 2018 | 12:00am ET
Sep
10

Pittsburgh, PA - International Living Future Institute's Living Product Expo
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 through Thursday, September 13, 2018

The David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Seattle, WA - HomeFree: Peer Exchange - Healthy Materials For Affordable Housing

May 8 2018 | 08:45am - 10:00am PT
May
8

Seattle, WA - HomeFree: Peer Exchange - Healthy Materials For Affordable Housing
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 from 8:45 AM to 10:00 AM

Smart Buildings Center
Pacific Tower
1200 12th Ave. S, Suite 110
Seattle, WA 98144

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