Event COTE Meeting - 1 LU/HSW

September 1, 2022 - 5:30pm

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Embodied Carbon 201

Please join COTE’s 2030 Subcommittee on September 1st at 5:30p for a panel discussion on embodied carbon reduction strategy, tools, and policies. We have a great panel with Dirk Kestner from Walter P. Moore, Kate Bren from Positive Energy, and Sarah Talkington from Austin Energy Green Building. Moderated by AIA Austin COTE Co-chair, Josh Leger. This event will be online. New members are always welcome, please share this invitation with friends, co-workers and friends who are co-workers!

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the importance of reducing embodied carbon in the building industry.
  2. Evaluate where the majority of carbon emissions occur in design and construction.
  3. Assess strategies for reducing the embodied carbon in structural, envelope, finish, and mechanical systems.
  4. Specify the most appropriate systems for a low carbon built environment.

This event is free and open to the public, or offers CE credit with a paid ticket. 1 LU/HSW.

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About COTE

AIA Austin Committee On The Environment (COTE) reflects the profession's commitment to provide healthy and safe environments for people, and is dedicated to preserving the earth's capability of sustaining a shared high quality of life. COTE typically meets the first Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

The Committee on the Environment (COTE) is an American Institute of Architects Knowledge Community working with architects, allied professionals, and the public to achieve climate action and climate justice through design. We believe that design excellence is the foundation of a healthy, sustainable, and equitable future. Our work promotes design strategies that allow people, communities, and our planet to thrive.

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2022 Committee Chair: Ashley Grzywa, AIA
2022 Committee Chair-Elect: Josh Leger, AIA
Past Committee Chair: Kendall Claus, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP
Staff Liaison: Rob Hoffman