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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Pick Your Poison: How Toxic Exposure Could Increase Under Proposed EPA Changes

Jul 19 2017 | 08:00am - 12:00pm ET
Jul
19

The BlueGreen Alliance Foundation and its Building Clean initiative are pleased to invite you to a free symposium, Pick Your Poison: How Toxic Exposure Could Increase Under Proposed EPA Changes.

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Green Science Policy Institute Webcast Series- July 6

Jul 6 2017 | 11:00am - 12:00pm PT
Jul
6

Green Science Policy Institute
HEALTHIER PRODUCTS, HEALTHIER PEOPLE
Webcast Series: The Six Classes Approach to Reducing Harmful Chemicals
June 22- Introduction, Highly Fluorinated Chemicals, Antimicrobials
June 29- Introduction, Flame Retardants, Bisphenols & Phthalates
July 6- Introduction, Some Solvents, Certain Metals

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New York, NY - HomeFree Workshop

Jun 21 2017 | 09:30am - 11:30am ET
Jun
21

New York, NY - HomeFree Workshop
Wednesday, June 21st from 9:30am - 11:30am.

Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
One Whitehall Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10004

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New Orleans, LA - HomeFree Workshop

Jun 6 2017 | 09:30am - 11:30am CT
Jun
6

New Orleans, LA - HomeFree Workshop
Tuesday, June 6th from 9:30am - 11:30am

Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design

More Details and Registration - https://hbn-homefree-nola-june-6.eventbrite.com

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St. Paul, MN - HomeFree & CommonBond Communities Workshop

May 24 2017 | 08:30am - 10:30am CT
May
24

St. Paul, MN - HomeFree & CommonBond Communities Workshop
Wednesday, May 24th from 8:30am - 10:30am

Skyline Tower
1247 St. Anthony
St. Paul, MN 55104

More Details and Registration- https://homefree_and_commonbond_case_studies.eventbrite.com

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Living Future 17

May 17 2017 | 12:00am - May 19 2017 | 12:00am PT
May
17

Living Future 17
THE LEADING EVENT FOR REGENERATIVE DESIGN
May 17-19, 2017 • Seattle, WA

Living Future unConference is an annual event that attracts disruptive design leaders. Join a cross-industry collaborative network that is creating a healthy built environment.

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Seattle, WA- The Intersection of Material Health and Energy in Affordable Housing

May 15 2017 | 03:00pm - 05:00pm PT
May
15

Seattle, WA- The Intersection of Material Health and Energy in Affordable Housing
Monday, May 15th from 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Healthy Building Network's HomeFree workshop will be co-presented with International Living Future Institute as part of Affordable Housing Week 2017: Seattle. Come and connect with national experts and local practitioners to learn about healthy material selection and energy conservation for affordable housing.

More Details and Registration- https://hbn-and-ilfi-material-health-and-energy-workshop.eventbrite.com

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ASID Impact Summit

May 8 2017 | 12:00am - May 9 2017 | 12:00am ET
May
8

Make an Impact in 2017

Impact Summit 2017 will highlight interior designers’ roles in defining how we live and work across cultures. Hosted by the Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) and ASID, May 8-9 in Toronto, Canada, this solutions-oriented summit will use the Regent Park community in Toronto as a successful example for how migration can rejuvenate a neighborhood, build a strong workforce, and boost a local economy.

Learn more and register here: https://www.asid.org/events/impact-summit-2017-migration-culture-and-diversity-in-the-built-environment

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Green Science Policy Institute Webinar - Highly Fluorinated Chemicals: A Sticky Issue

Apr 19 2017 | 11:00am - 02:00pm PT
Apr
19

Learn about highly fluorinated stain and water repellant chemicals in this one-hour webinar: the products and materials in which they are used, why they can be harmful, and what can be done about it. Leaders in the field will share their expertise on this persistent and potentially toxic class of chemicals. These engaging talks were presented at February 2017 Green Science Policy meetings. Register at http://greensciencepolicy.org/webinar-highly-fluorinated-chemicals-a-sticky-issue/.

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Flame Retardant Dilemma and Beyond

Feb 10 2017 | 08:30am - 04:00pm PT
Feb
10

A fun and informative science and policy symposium at UC Berkeley to network and learn about reducing the use of flame retardants, highly fluorinated chemicals, and other chemicals of concern in consumer and building products.

When: Friday, February 10, 2017, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: 150 University Hall, UC Berkeley (2199 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA)
Cost: $20 full-time students; $40 non-profit, government, academia and the public; $80 corporate and business. (Cost covers handouts, continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks.)
Preliminary agenda and registration at http://greensciencepolicy.org/fab-registration-2017/. Seating is limited.

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