LEED & Beyond: Healthy and Sustainable Product Trends
Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
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FREE for members / $25 for general public
LEEDV4/V4.1 MATERIALS TRAINING - LEED & Beyond: Healthy and Sustainable Product Trends
The training will cover the requirements, documentation types, documentation development processes, and available resources to achieve the following LEED v4/4.1 BD+C NC and ID+C CI/Retail materials-related credits:
• MR BPDO- Environmental Product Declarations
• MR BPDO- Sourcing of Raw Materials
• MR BPDO- Material Ingredients
• IEQ Low Emitting Materials
The training will also include collaborative activities encouraging attendees to consider how the information applies to their work/products, and which product certifications most align with their work.
Jeff Frost is recognized as a national subject matter expert on a wide array of material issues affecting the built environment.
He is the co-founder of the national mindful MATERIALS collaborative; an industry-led initiative to make it easier for building professionals to select products with health and environmental attributes. He is an invited member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Material Knowledge Working Group (MKWG); a group of industry professionals helping shape the AIA’s approach to materials for their members.
Brightworks is a member of the Health Product Declaration Collaborative (HPDC) and Jeff is co-chair of the Content Inventory Technical Sub-Group (TSG); tasked with improving the content and structure of the Health Product Declaration (HPD). He joined the USGBC’s Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for subject matter related to Materials and Resources credits in 2018.
Alex is a Project Manager and Materials Specialist at Brightworks Sustainability, where she helps
clients navigate the escalating complexity of material choices in the built environment.
Her experience with healthy and sustainable materials includes working directly with building
project teams pursuing the Living Building Challenge Materials Petal and Red List Vetting, LEED
Materials credits, custom corporate healthy materials programs, measuring embodied carbon
and building life cycle assessments (LCAs). Alex also works directly with product manufacturers
to advise and support them to improve their transparency and sustainability initiatives.
Alex is involved in the development of Brightworks’ materials scoring tool, that helps designers
select preferred materials by scoring products across a number of indicators.
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