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Summer Coffee Break Series - Green Building Certifications: TRUE Zero Waste

  • 06 Aug 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Virtually, of course!

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Summer Coffee Break Series - Green Building Certifications:
TRUE Zero Waste with Angela Moore

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

Angela A. Moore, MPPA, LEED AP O+M, TRUE Advisor

Angela is a native of St. Louis and works for the Missouri Historical Society as the Facilities and Sustainability Coordinator. After completing her graduate degree in Public Policy Administration, Angela continues to have a keen interest in policies and their relationship to those within the community. Angela recently celebrated the LEED v4.1 O+M Silver certification of the Missouri History Museum and the MHS Library & Research Center. She also led the dual LEED & TRUE Gold certification of Soldiers’ Memorial Military Museum, which is operated by the Missouri Historical Society. 

Angela strives to improve the quality of life for those within the community and is driven to work towards more sustainable practices within cultural institutions and schools! 

DETAILS
TRUE is a whole systems approach aimed at changing how materials flow through society, resulting in no waste. TRUE encourages the redesign of resource life cycles so that all products are reused. The TRUE certification program enables facilities to define, pursue and achieve their zero waste goals, cutting their carbon footprint and supporting public health.

WHEN
Friday, August 06, 2021
10:00 - 10:30 am

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

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