Need to get an understanding of what really makes a product green? What are the criteria? What is Life Cycle Assessment? How do you understand the environmental footprint of a product? What are the materials requirements for a LEED project? Come to this workshop to get the answers to these questions.
This workshop will address the fundamentals of green materials and provide you with the knowledge to evaluate and utilize green building products to reduce your organizations environmental impacts. Topics include criteria for evaluating how green a material is, LEEDs materials requirements, how to spec for green materials and LEED, and where to find information on green products. In addition to product characteristics, methods for going from selling green, to being green will be addressed. This program is intended for architects, contractors and product manufactures, and the general public.
The presenter was Siobhan Steyn, Project Associate at The Green Roundtable.