Sustainable design is at hand. This BSA committee covers green building, construction and operation practices and methods.
AIA COTE Knowledge Community
The national AIA offers many online forums known as Knowledge Communities, which share information about industry topics. This Knowledge Community shares interests with our own, and may be a good resource for those interested in our committee.
AIA Committee on the Environment Knowledge Community
The Committee on the Environment (COTE) works to advance, disseminate, and advocate—to the profession, the building industry, the academy, and the public—design...
"Should we become WELL certified?" This is a question sustainability managers will soon need to be able to answer, especially as the WELL Building Standard is meant to fill gaps in the current LEED certifications. There are a lot of questions surrounding this performance based rating system, and the evening will bringing together some answers. This informative panel discussion on the WELL Building Standard hosted by the IFMA Boston Sustainability Committee, in partnership with other local associations.
For those who qualify, 2 LUs are available
The BSA Committee on Resilient Environments and Healthcare Facilities Committee welcome you to a presentation by Steve Friedman, PE, director of facilities engineering design and construction for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Mr. Friedman will be presenting on his experience designing for Infrastructure Resiliency in Healthcare, examining his work for MSKCC post Hurricane Sandy.
For those who qualify, 1.5 LUs/HSW are available
Join us for a thought-provoking and inspiring discussion with Michael Mehaffy, author of Design for a Living Planet, who will be joined by Jennifer Light, MIT professor of science, technology and society, and author of The Nature of Cities.
This event is co-sponsored by the Committee on Resilient Environments (CORE), the Committee on the Environment (COTE) and the Foundation for Modern Architecture
For those who qualify, 1.5 LUs are available
Green Buildings and Cognitive Function: Harvard School of Public Health Groundbreaking Research
Dr. John Spengler and his research team at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health join BSA COTE in discussion of their work on chemical hazards and exposures in the built environment. Research efforts include personal monitoring, air pollution health effects, indoor air pollution, and a variety of environmental sustainability issues. This work is crucial, as we are continually exposed to environmental contaminants in air, water, food, soil, and in buildings.
For those who qualify, 2 LUs/HSW are available