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Summer Coffee Break Series - Green Building Certifications: Green Globes

  • 09 Jul 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Virtually, of course!

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COFFEE BREAK

Summer Coffee Break Series - Green Building Certifications:
Green Globes with Mohammad H. Abbasi

Green buildings are better for people, the environment, and the bottom line. They steward natural resources and lower our environmental impacts. Plus they are healthier places for building occupants, which is especially important as everyone has a heightened awareness of healthy spaces.

During construction, renovation, repurposing, demolition, or occupancy, buildings use energy, water, raw materials, generate waste, and emit emissions. This has prompted the creation of green building standards, certifications, and rating systems aimed at reducing the impact of buildings on the natural environment through more sustainable design principles.

In our Summer Coffee Break Series, we will explore a variety of different certifications every other Friday, 10:00 - 10:30 am starting May 28 through September 24, 2021. Join your Green Buildings Are Better community for a quick conversation on current green building certifications. See the full list of events below!

FEATURED GUEST

Mohammad H. Abbasi
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WELL Faculty, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, RESET AP, CPHC, Healthy Building Specialist, WSP USA

Mohammad is A Building Performance Analyst at WSP, a leading global sustainability and engineering services company with offices worldwide. Mohammad has a Bachelor of Architecture from University of Art, Tehran, and a Masters in Architecture from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Mohammad has been honing his expertise on health and wellness in the built-ecology environment. His background in architecture, sustainable design, and building sciences makes him an integral member of WSP’s built ecology group for which he specializes in design assistance, LEED, and WELL coordination, energy, daylight modeling, and material consultancy.

With knowledge in different aspects of sustainable architecture from healthy materials, air quality to energy analysis, his goal is to help architects establish an integrative design process to achieve their sustainability goals and clients achieve exceptional performance; driving innovative ways of applying future technologies to enhance outcomes provided from a building’s architectural and engineering systems.

DETAILS
Green Globes offers a different approach to green building certifications. Green Globes® is a comprehensive, science-based building rating system that supports a wide range of new construction and existing building project types. Designed to allow building owners and managers to select which sustainability features best fits their building and occupants.

WHEN
Friday, July 09, 2021
10:00 - 10:30 am

WHERE 
Virtual event via Zoom.
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FEE
Free for all attendees!

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