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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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HomeFree - Healthy Affordable Materials Workshop

Feb 1 2017 | 08:30am - 10:30am PT
Feb
1

Today, low‑wealth communities are disproportionately exposed to chemical hazards found in many building products and subsequently have more severe health‑related issues. We can change that.

When: Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Time: 8:30 - 10:30 AM
Where: Kelly Cullen Community Auditorium 220 Golden Gate Avenue San Francisco, CA 94102

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Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalky Substances (PFASs) in carpets, rugs, indoor upholstered furniture, and their care and treatment products

Jan 31 2017 | 08:30am - 04:30pm PT
Jan
31

The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) is hosting a daylong public workshop with experts from industry, academia, NGOs, and other government agencies to discuss the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in carpets, rugs, indoor upholstered furniture, and their care and treatment products. This workshop is part of the DTSC’s Safer Consumer Products program (SCP) work towards identifying the next round of proposed Priority Products.

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HomeFree: Adhesives Q&A with HBN

Jan 23 2017 | 02:00pm - 03:00pm ET
Jan
23

Don't get stuck with an unhealthy adhesive. Join us for this HomeFree webinar. Healthy Building Network's researcher, Melissa Coffin, will present the latest HomeFree guidance on adhesives and answer audience questions.

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HomeFree: Adhesives Q&A with HBN

Jan 19 2017 | 04:00pm - 05:00pm ET
Jan
19

Don't get stuck with an unhealthy adhesive. Join us for this HomeFree webinar. Healthy Building Network's researcher, Melissa Coffin, will present the latest HomeFree guidance on adhesives and answer audience questions.

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Washington, DC - HomeFree Workshop

Nov 15 2016 | 12:00am ET
Nov
15

Today, low‑wealth communities are disproportionately exposed to chemical hazards found in many building products and subsequently have more severe health‑related issues. We can change that.

When: November 15, 2016
Time: 12:00 - 2:00
Where: The National Housing Trust 1101 30th St NW Suite #100A
Washington, DC 20007

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San Jose, CA - HomeFree Workshop

Oct 26 2016 | 11:00am - 02:00pm PT
Oct
26

Today, low‑wealth communities are disproportionately exposed to chemical hazards found in many building products and subsequently have more severe health‑related issues. We can change that.

When: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Time: 11:00 - 1:00
Where: Japantown Senior Apartments 685 N 6th Street, San Jose, CA 95112

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