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    Interactive Lunch + Learn CEU and Sustainable Materials Vendor Fair: Meeting Today’s Most Stringent Sustainability Standards

    Tuesday, March 12, 2024 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT

    Discover how to make a substantial impact on the environment by strategically selecting materials and optimizing designs to decrease carbon footprint and construction waste. This course covers vital aspects, including the importance of embodied carbon, the infusion of sustainability into design, the selection of low-carbon materials, a comprehensive understanding of green building standards and certifications, seamless material integration, the effective employment of digital tools for efficiency, and an in-depth examination of real-world case studies. Gain an understanding of how to align with the requisites for obtaining possible BD+C and ID+C LEED credits. Armstrong will have tabletops and vendor partners present to feature sustainable design products.

    Presenters | Armstrong World Industries Hosts

    Anita Snader, Senior Sustainability Manager
    Liesl Heil Morell
    , Architectural Sales Manager 
    Priscilla Santos
    , Architectural Sales Representative

    Learning Objectives
    1 LU approved by AIA | HSW, ASID, GBCI, IDS, IDC, IDCEC | HSW, IIDA

    1 - Review and assess the impact of materials on indoor environments and their potential contributions to meeting LEED prerequisites and earning credits.

    2 - Develop an understanding of circular design concepts applied in the built environment to minimize disposal of construction and demolition waste, encourage material recovery, reuse, and recycling, and explore the potential for earning LEED credits.

    3 - Gain an overview of sustainability benchmarks for evaluating project materials, and discover specialized industry channels for accessing and defining transparent material attributes as set forth by WELL v2 Optimization: Material Transparency.

    4 - Explore the integration of digitalization for improving project processes while emphasizing sustainability and resource optimization, including LEED v4.1 guidelines, promoting eco-friendly material usage, fostering regenerative solutions, and advancing environmentally conscious design and construction techniques.

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    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT
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