White Paper: Climate Action in Design Awards

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COTE Network:
Raising the Bar: Bringing Climate Action into Design Awards Programs

By Henry Siegel, FAIA


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AIA California Climate Action Committee (formerly known as Committee on the Environment, or COTE) has been raising the bar for …

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Carbon Part 1. | Carbon Accounting: Terminology and Metrics

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Carbon Part 1. | Carbon Accounting: Terminology and Metrics

When: Wednesday September 14th, 2022 12pm – 1pm

Units: 1 LU/HSW (pending approval)

Moderator:
Avideh Haghighi AIA, LFA, LEED GA — Associate Principal | ZGF ARCHITECTS LLP

Speaker:
Brad

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Resilient Design: Performance Assessment of Structural Materials

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Resilient Design: Performance Assessment of Structural Materials

Speakers: Evan Reis, PE, SE | Executive Director, Co-Founder | U.S. Resiliency Council
Brandon Wray | Director, Building Innovations | National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

Day | Date | Time: Thursday, August 25,

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ZNCD Case Study: California Air Resources Board, Mary D. Nichols Campus

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ZNCD Case Study: California Air Resources Board, Mary D. Nichols Campus

When: August 10th, 2022 11:30am – 1:00pm

Units: 1.5 LU/HSW

Qualifies for Zero Net Carbon Design Mandatory Continuing Education. Certificate of completion will be provided to those

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Climate Action Webinar : Title 24 Interface to The 2030 Commitment – Zero Net Carbon Designed ADUs and Residential Projects

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Title 24 Interface to The 2030 Commitment – Zero Net Carbon Designed ADUs and Residential Projects

Date: Thursday, August 18th  

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm PST

Units: 1.5 LU/HSW

Qualifies for Zero Net Carbon Design Mandatory Continuing

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Resilient Sustainable Outcomes Pt. II | Design Approaches to Integration of Natural and Built Systems

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Water: Resilient Sustainable Outcomes Pt. II | Design Approaches to Integration of Natural and Built Systems

When: July 13th, 2022 11:30am – 1:00pm

Units: 1.5 LU/HSW (pending approval)

Moderator:

Pauline Souza, FAIA, LEED Fellow, WELL AP, LFA —

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What You Can Do Right Now: 10 Ways to Reduce Concrete’s Carbon Footprint

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Climate Action: 10 Ways to Reduce Concrete’s Carbon Footprint

Lionel Lemay | Executive VP, Structures and Sustainability, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association


 

The following is a list of strategies for reducing concrete’s carbon footprint through collaboration, design optimization and …

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Design for Wildfire Resilience

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Design for Wildfire Resilience

June 15th, 2022 12:00pm – 1:30pm

As climate change intensifies, the risk of devastating wildfires around the world will surge in coming decades and is being considered a “global wildfire crisis.” In recent years,

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