California Challenges School Design: ZNE+W

For every new sustainable school building constructed in California, there are thousands of existing buildings with potential to be far more energy and water efficient. This course is about fundamentally changing the conversation about the multi-dimensional value of school campuses and the role of leadership in evaluating investment decisions. This session will give you need-to-know information to formulate your own case-study.

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Sustainability Roadmap: Leading Organizational Change

This session shares practical frameworks, roadmaps and proven methodologies to help you assess your current situation and identify strategic areas for improvement; develop change management strategies to ensure widespread adoption of new processes and project delivery methodologies and institutionalize systems and feedback loops for continuous improvement.

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LEED-ND Platinum Plan, Kashiwa-no-ha, Innovation Campus

This session will explore the adaptation of a highly sustainable district with LEED-ND and Ecodistrict principles. The Panel will run a mock community engagement process consistent with NPD Credit Community Outreach and Involvement to help identify community and business interests to support an active civic realm. During this exercise, the attendees will explore ways to activate streets and connect diverse building activities consistent with NPD Credits Walkable Streets and Mixed Use Neighborhoods.

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Living Buildings: Affordable Housing on the Cutting Edge

Panelists from three California pilots will share specific examples of designs and systems that are emerging as best practices, discuss obstacles to achieving the LBC goals, and identify the cost/benefit of various options. They will also offer their experience dealing with California regulatory agencies.

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Green Codes & LEED: Do We Need Both?

How do we connect what has happened in LEED with green codes such as CALGreen, International Green Construction Code (IgCC) or ASHRAE Standard 189.1? In 2014, a harmonization of the sustainable building movement was announced - IgCC, ASHRAE 189.1, and LEED Rating System have aGreen to present a unified framework for voluntary and code level green building programs by 2018. So how do we marry codes with leadership standards? Can they coexist, and is there room for both in the private sector and in public policy?

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The Property Compliance Playbook

Knowing the rules is the only way to avoid regulatory risk. This webinar addresses the ADA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Fair Housing Accessibility laws. Learn how to avoid common misconceptions and how to ensure your properties are in compliance.

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The Evolution of Continuous Insulation (Print Course)

During the past 20 years, the building sector has seen a significant shift around the use of continuous insulation (CI). Evolving from what was once perceived as an advanced greenbuilding, high-efficiency option, CI is now a standard method and materials practice across most climatic regions. This course will discuss what continuous insulation is, the driver behind its rise, performance benefits, codes and standards, and current material solutions.

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Standard Bearers in Their Field

Learn how and why USA Insulation has become the standard bearer, as well as the largest and most profitable provider in the retro fit insulation category. Get more information about franchises and build your business today.

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What is the Next Step in Your Remodeling Career?

You may have a long career in the remodeling field with experience in different facets of the industry. The next logical step in your career path is to become the owner of a company. Learn how unique the residential retro fit insulation business is, the affordability of a USA Insulation franchise, and how it provides the income and lifestyle that accompany business ownership.

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Most Appealing Opportunity You Never Considered

Learn why retrofit insulation as a USA Insulation franchise may be the most appealing opportunity you didn't know about. Retrofit insulation is the process of applying non-expanding injection foam into exterior wall cavities - increase your client's homes' energy efficiency by as much as 35% and reduce outside noise.

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