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Webinar: Selecting Healthy Insulation and Air Sealants

Dec 15 2020 | 03:00pm - 04:00pm ET
Dec
15

HBN staff Roberto Valle Kinloch and Rebecca Stamm will join the Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) for an informative webinar that will discuss the connection between energy, climate, materials, and health. Learn how these issues are interrelated, why they matter, and how you can start selecting healthier insulation and air sealants in your projects.

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Selecting Athletic Turf You Can Feel Good About

Oct 28 2020 | 01:00pm - 02:00pm ET
Oct
28

When choosing turf for your athletic field or recreation area, choices go far beyond synthetic turf versus natural grass. Even if health and the environment are at the forefront of the decision-making process, it can be difficult to identify safer options.

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Truly Affordable: Why is healthy, affordable housing so hard?

Jul 23 2020 | 12:00pm - 12:30pm ET
Jul
23

Healthy Building Network CEO Gina Ciganik, and Ben Passer from Fresh Energy will co-host a 30 minute webinar on Healthy Affordable Housing. This webinar is the third installment in Fresh Energy's four part series. For more information and to register, visit https://fresh-energy.org/truly-affordable/.

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Strategies to Combine Energy + Health Upgrades in Multifamily Housing

Jul 21 2020 | 01:00pm - 02:30pm ET
Jul
21

This interactive webinar will provide an opportunity for speakers and attendees to share their strategies for combining energy and health upgrades to help promote health and wellness for residents of multifamily buildings. Panelists will present case studies of innovative partnerships between affordable housing providers, public health, and building science stakeholders to advance energy + health initiatives and will share experiences pursuing the FitWel® certification for healthy buildings.

Speakers: Krista Egger, Enterprise Community Partners; Ruchi Shah, Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation; Neil Steinkamp, Stout; Roberto Valle Kinloch, Healthy Building Network; Drew Vernalia, Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation.

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Selecting Healthier Flooring with HomeFree

May 27 2020 | 02:00pm - Jun 23 2020 | 03:00pm ET
May
27

Safer and affordable flooring? Yes, it is possible! In this webinar you will learn how to select affordable flooring products that are safer for human health and the environment. This session will arm housing owners, operators, and developers with simple, science-based information to choose less toxic materials across portfolios and projects. You will hear firsthand from leading practitioners about their experiences choosing safer flooring.

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HBN HomeFree Webinar Series 3 - In Practice: Integrating healthier materials in your projects

Jan 14 2020 | 02:00pm - 03:00pm ET
Jan
14

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

Webinar 3 - In Practice: Integrating Healthier Materials in Your Projects
Integrating healthier materials in to projects can seem complicated. Gaining insight from people who have done it can demystify the process and give you a leg up on implementing healthier options in your next project. Join us for this webinar and learn firsthand from HomeFree pilot project team members and leading practitioners.

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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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