Continuing Education

Event FFT - Intro to Living Building Challenge

February 1, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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The Living Building Challenge is a philosophy, advocacy tool and certification program that addresses development at all scales.  It is comprised of seven performance areas:  site, water, energy, health, materials, equity and beauty.

Participants will learn the following:

Understand the basic philosophy of the program
Describe the key components of the program
Discuss the rationale for restorative design principles
Identify and locate the resources provided by the International Living Future Institute for deeper engagement

Event FFT - Balanced Design for Fire Safe Construction

January 18, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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CCS208 Fundamentals of Balanced Design for Fire Safe Construction

Event IES Continuing Education Event

November 15, 2011 - 9:00am to 11:00am

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Create Early Stage Sustainability Reports using VE-Gaia & the IESVE plug-in for Google SketchUp™

Event Webinar - Roofing Design Considerations

November 18, 2011 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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Hosted by BEC: Austin at The Austin Center for Architecture

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Event Economic Forecast Webcast: 
Flat, Down or Up? Where is Construction Heading?

October 13, 2011 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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Recent data indicates that the economic growth engine has stalled. Will construction go into a tailspin, or can the industry pull up? Which segments and regions are most vulnerable? Which have the best prospects? Will the economic slowdown arrest the run-up in materials costs, or are prices heading higher?

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