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Sustainable design is at hand. This BSA committee covers green building, construction and operation practices and methods.

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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...

The 2016 white paper information can be found here.

Committee Chairs
Michael Grant AIA / michael.grant@stantec.com
Alejandra Menchaca / amenchaca@thorntontomasetti.com

Upcoming Events

June 19, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lincoln Net Positive Farmhouse Please join us as ZeroEnergy Design's Stephanie Horowitz AIA presents one of the firm's net positive designs....

Updates

Presentation PDF from March 15, 2017 available for download here
AIA + 2030 Professional Series   What 2012 attendees are saying: "It was refreshing to attend a course which was...
Thank you for taking the extraordinary step of signing the AIA 2030 Commitment. The next step is to aggregate data from...
The following individuals are running for leadership positions for COTE and will help lead a discussion of the future of BSA...
Presentation PDF from 07.08.2015 available for download here
On June 19th a Forum on Sustainable Public Policy was held at BSA Space, jointly sponsored by USGBC/MA and AIA Massachusetts...
AIA 2030 Commitment In 2013, BSA COTE members aggregated and analyzed anonymous data from participating Boston-area firms....
Many firms have taken the extraordinary step of signing the AIA 2030 Commitment. The Boston Society of Architects Committee...

Past Events

May 15, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Architerra—Driving Toward Carbon Neutrality and Climate Resiliency Architerra was founded to advance climate action through design...
April 17, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Occupant Engagement In Getting to Zero As the architecture and engineering industry continues to focus on improving the energy performance of...
March 20, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Targeting Net Zero: A Community Based Strategy The Snyder Center at Phillips Academy, Andover is a new athletic facility that was designed to achieve...
March 19, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Spring 2019 Watershed Resiliency Forum Preparing for a changing climate will require a level of preparedness only possible through an...
February 20, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Green Building: noun or adverb? How to ensure that the construction process contributes to high performance of buildings, rather than diminish it?...
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