Getting to 2030: Institutionalizing Sustainability Firm-wide

Achieving LEED, Net Zero or 2030 targets is impossible without truly institutionalizing sustainability in your firm’s culture, systems and project delivery. “Random acts” of sustainability (the situation in most firms) won’t get you there. This workshop shares practical frameworks, proven methodologies and case studies to enable (internally driven) portfolio-wide success at any scale.

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Using 'Beyond LCA' Metrics to Drive Net Positive Buildings

This course takes a look at the need for ‘Beyond LCA’ metrics, while comparing LCIA vs LCBA. It also takes a look at LCBA project case studies, along with LCBA Product Relevant Case Studies.

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Throwing Away Your Preconceived Notions About 'Waste'

How can manufacturers and designers think beyond a product or building’s 'useful life’ and consider what it gives to the next consumer? This course focuses on what LEED v4, AHJs, codes, and manufacturers are doing to minimize and divert ‘waste’. It will explore how our current waste system is reconfigured to bring about the supply chain of the future and how to redefine waste. The presentation highlights best practices in design, which can minimize not only construction waste, but occupancy and post-occupancy phases, and deconstruction waste.

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Mending Mid-Century Modern

What is Mid-Century Modern and how can we make it more efficient? To successfully reduce our carbon footprint, we must develop a viable strategy to transform Mid-Century Modern buildings. This session will explore the typical challenges of greening modern buildings and technical strategies for improving their energy efficiency.

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Trash to Cash - Building a Cost Effective Zero Waste Program

This course will draw on case studies of buildings and portfolios leading Solid Waste Management efforts. A panel of 3 speakers will talk about Tools to Pursue Zero Waste, Commodity Market Management Strategies, Creating the Business Case to Recycle and Achieve Tennant Engagement in Recycling Programs.

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Post-Occupancy Evaluation to Demonstrate LEED Energy Savings

This course will show learners how a post-occupancy study found a statistically-significant, positive correlation between LEED EAc1 points and energy savings over code baseline consumption.

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Green Building System Synergies: LEED-SITES-WELL

The Center for Sustainable Landscapes at Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh has been certified as LEED Platinum under version 2.2, and is the first four star certified SITES pilot project, and first WELL Building platinum pilot project. This session will cover the benefits of these green standards, examine the specific LEED credit categories where there is overlap and synergy between these rating systems, and recognize how using these standards together not only elevates the sustainability of the landscape, the building, and the occupants’ health, but encourages integrated design and inspires sustainability in future projects.

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How healthy is your Property Management System?

If you’ve been relying on different point solutions to manage your properties instead of one fully-integrated property management platform that provides an SaaS infrastructure with accounting, budgeting, purchasing, facilities, document management and reporting, then you could be losing money and under-performing in the market.

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Protect Yourself from Penalty

As a multifamily owner and/or operator, it’s important to understand the compliance requirements of the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to enhance community appeal, avoid expensive penalties, and protect brand reputation.

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Co-construct Client Testimonial - JP Barlow

In this client testimonial J.P. Barlow discusses how using Co-Construct’s project management software helps him keep all the different aspects of home building on schedule and budget.

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