GreenWeek

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October 22-26, 2018 is TLC’s seventh annual GREENWEEK!

This year, we are offering three sessions focused on Resiliency & Responsibility, all approved for AIA credit and eligible for self-reporting to GBCI.

Lunchtime presentations will include thought leaders speaking on timely sustainability topics. Sessions will be hosted in TLC offices and broadcast through GoToWebinar for remote participants.

Lunch begins at 11:30AM (EDT); Programs start promptly at Noon (EDT) and last one hour. Be sure to RSVP by Thursday, October 18, 2018. ​

 

Monday, October 22: Building to Last, the Relationship Between Resiliency and Sustainability

This session will discuss the top resilient design strategies for buildings, lessons learned and how to create buildings that last and continue to function even in the most extreme circumstances. The presentation will identify how resilient designs begin with strategies for identification of risks, then design of building elements that minimize those risks. The presentation will also present some interesting items learned from critical building structures such as hospitals in the wake of Hurricane Irma, as well as other major events around the nation. The presentation will discuss how the “built to last” design strategies coincide with high-level sustainable design, as well as highlighting some of the most resilient and sustainable buildings in the world.​​​

Speaker Jim Ferris, PE, Chief Operating Officer, TLC

Register for Webinar:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7810628630815894530

 

Wednesday, October 24: JUST: Transparency & Responsibility for the Build Environment

This session on social equity in the workplace will focus on an overview of the JUST Program, an emerging organizational transparency platform and disclosure tool. The JUST Program allows participating organizations to assess their overall progress across a wide range of social equity indicators, including diversity, equity, safety, worker benefits, and community stewardship.​​​

Speakers:    Kristy Walson, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP, Senior Sustainability Consultant, TLC

                     Francis Janes, Diversity Equity and Inclusion Specialist, International Living Future Institute   

Register for Webinar:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2028531176318641666


Friday, October 26: Designing for Extreme Wind at Extreme Heights

As a profession and an industry, it is critical in a time when the public demands ever-greener construction that we design our buildings to be resilient and durable – to be functional over a long period of time – in order to be sustainable. Extremely tall buildings subjected to high winds present unique challenges to strength of materials and to occupant comfort, and can only be resilient and durable when all team members creatively apply their expertise to meet the goals of safety and serviceability so that the structure can be “built to last.” ​

Speaker:   Brian McSweeney, PE, Structural Project Engineer, TLC

Register for Webinar:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5036164969751072514

Tuesday and Thursday are internal sessions for TLC employees.

Each GreenWeek session is approved for 1 AIA / PE CEU credits and may be self-reported for LEED Specialty CE hours through GBCI. To receive AIA and FBPE credit, you must submit your full name, company, email address and AIA/PE license number on a roster provided at each session.

 

“It’s an amazing feeling to look across the skyline of downtown Orlando and see so many buildings that I’ve worked on. To know that I’ve helped our city move closer toward its energy reduction and sustainability goals makes me very proud.” 

Kristy Walson, Orlando,
TLC Team Member

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