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Parson's School of Design - Material Health: Design FrontiersNov 14 2019 | 12:00pm - Nov 15 2019 | 12:00pm ET
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.Read More
HBN HomeFree Webinar Series 1 - Welcome to HomeFree: Why Materials MatterNov 12 2019 | 02:00pm - 03:00pm ET
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.
Sustainable Brands - Sustaining Human Ability: Taking a People-Centric Approach to SustainabilityOct 17 2019 | 01:00am ET
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.
BE-Ex Forum - The X Factor of R Value: Avoiding Toxic Chemicals in Insulation and Air Sealing MaterialsApr 18 2019 | 09:00am - 10:30am ET
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).Read More
ACEEE - 2018 Conference on Health, Environment, and EnergyDec 4 2018 | 12:00pm - Dec 5 2018 | 12:00pm ET
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
Pittsburgh, PA - International Living Future Institute's Living Product ExpoSep 10 2018 | 12:00am - Sep 14 2018 | 12:00am ET
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
Seattle, WA - HomeFree: Peer Exchange - Healthy Materials For Affordable HousingMay 8 2018 | 08:45am - 10:00am PT
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
1200 12th Ave. S, Suite 110
Seattle, WA 98144
Washington, D.C. - HomeFree Workshop Level 3Dec 7 2017 | 09:00am - 11:00am ET
Washington, D.C. - HomeFree Workshop Level 3
Thursday, December 7th from 9am - 11am
National Housing Trust
1101 30th Street NW, Suite 100A
Washington, D.C. 20007
New York, NY - HomeFree Workshop Level 3Dec 5 2017 | 09:00am - 11:00am ET
New York, NY - HomeFree Workshop Level 3
Tuesday, December 5th from 9:00am - 11:00am
Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
One Whitehall Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10004
New Orleans, LA - HomeFree Workshop Level 3Nov 30 2017 | 03:00pm - 06:00pm CT
New Orleans, LA - HomeFree Workshop Level 3
Thursday, November 30th from 3:00pm - 6:00pm CT
Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design
1725 Baronne Street
New Orleans, LA 70113