Building Clean - The Benefits to Buying Local, Buying Healthy Energy Efficient Building Products - Free CE Webinar

Event Details

Building Clean - The Benefits to Buying Local, Buying Healthy Energy Efficient Building Products - Free CE Webinar

Time: November 14, 2018 from 12pm to 1:15pm
Location: Webinar Online
Website or Map: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/…
Event Type: webinar, ceus
Organized By: Brett Little
Latest Activity: Oct 9

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

The BlueGreen Alliance Foundation has a tool to help everyone from building professionals to consumers find energy efficient housing products that are healthy and made locally. Building Clean—found atwww.BuildingClean.org—offers an easy-to-use interface to access its one-of-a-kind database to help you identify products that meet customer demands and certification requirements for healthy, American-made, energy and water efficient products. The database includes more than 3,500 U.S. facilities manufacturing building products, which are searchable by categories such as product sector, state, material, CSI code, zip code radius, and others. The website can also be used to search for products with third-party health certifications and services that promote transparency about the chemicals contained in the products. 

Continuing Education Units (CEUS) 1 hour in

Green Building Certificate Institute (GBCI)
Building Performance Institute (BPI) NonWholeHouse
American Institute of Architects - AIA (HSW) 
Certified Green Professional (NARI & CGP)
Certified GreenHome Professional (CGHP)
AIBD

State Architect / Builder License may be applicable

Lessons Learned

Learn the chemical categories of greatest concern for the built environment and understand basic chemical regulatory policy in the U.S.

Be able to identify product categories that have the biggest potential for harming human health.

Learn about the tools to help make better building product selections and receive an overview of the Building Clean database as a way to identify housing products that help meet building certification requirements for products that are healthy, efficient and locally sourced.

Demonstrate Building Clean's search capabilities and discuss examples product recommendations being made in current projects.

Session sponsor:

Build Equinox, CERV - Smart Home Ventilation with add-on heat pump heating & cooling

Instructor: Lauren Asplen & Dana Parker

Lauren Asplen, Director of Healthy Sustainability Programs, manages the Building Clean project, which encourages the purchase of local and healthier energy efficient building products. With two decades’ experience in manufacturing, she is well versed in many product sectors the program aims to grow. In 2012, she spearheaded a program that gained White House recognition as a “Champion of Change” for engaging front-line workers in identifying industrial energy efficiency opportunities. Lauren started at the BlueGreen Alliance in 2013. 

Dana Parker is the National Program Manager for the BlueGreen Alliance Foundation. Dana brings 18 years in non-profit coalition building and issue advocacy experience to BGAF and has worked in a variety of capacities in the environmental, labor and manufacturing communities.

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for Building Clean - The Benefits to Buying Local, Buying Healthy Energy Efficient Building Products - Free CE Webinar to add comments!

Join Home Energy Pros Forum

Attending (1)

Latest Activity

Brett Little posted an event
Thumbnail

Duct Optimization and Performance - Free CE Webinar at Webinar Online

October 31, 2018 from 12pm to 1:15pm
Good indoor air starts with proper duct design and installation. In residential ventilation…See More
14 hours ago
Nancy Hawkins is now a member of Home Energy Pros Forum
17 hours ago
John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"Thank You, Colin!  Those are very good points and processes to do some Zone Pressure…"
22 hours ago
Colin Genge replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"The way we'd normally do this is to mount one blower door in the hallway, then a duct tester…"
yesterday
Scott Katznelson replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"Most of the work I do is retrofit of older buildings. Marriage wall leakage is often significant,…"
yesterday
John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"Scott Katznelson   In 2013,  I had my HERS Field Review completed on a multi-family…"
yesterday
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"Sorry but LMAO - one blower door for that small of a space gives you an accurate number for the…"
yesterday
Chris Davis posted a blog post
yesterday
Scott Katznelson replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"The most accurate way to accomplish this is to have 4 blower doors running at the same time, one…"
yesterday
Brett Little posted a discussion

Tour 2 IL New Built Homes - 1 LEED Silver - 1 Zero Energy Ready

During the IL Green Built Home Tour, we looked at 2 homes right down the road from each other to…See More
yesterday
Jan Green commented on Pearl Certification's blog post Two National Brands Join Forces Demonstrating Unity in Home Energy-Efficiency Rating Systems
"Congratulations to Pearl for innovative thinking and finding the right path to ensure these homes…"
yesterday

Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

© 2018   Created by Home Performance Coalition (HPC)   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service