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As we acquire ecological literacy within the building-industry profession, the next question becomes: How can architects mitigate the effects of climate change through their buildings? Learn with us.

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Committee Chairs
Peter Papesch AIA / papesch@mac.com
The Building Enclosure Council is part of the Building Technologies Commission.

Updates

Click to view Dr. Brita Lundberg's ​Health Risks of Natural Gas Infrastructure.
Dee Spiro, Sustainability Director at Bergmeyer, gave us an overview of the tools and techniques which the firm uses to...
Suzanne Robinson eloquently described the mindsets of members of the two professions which can lead to misunderstandings,...
Peter Papesch AIA, gave a whirlwind tour of how architects (and others) fit into the swirl of systems within systems...
Vanderweil Electrical Engineers explained the potential for Micro Grids, and the obstacles for maximizing electricity...
Some online lectures in architecture 1/16/17  Compiled from many sources. Additions and corrections appreciated. ...
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Through a discussion and presentation, Kate Bubriski will discuss how user engagement was used in the schematic design...
Designing with Water Waterfront cities face increasing challenges due to their relationship with water and the increasing...
Greetings! We are only 11 days out from the New England Healthy Materials Summit! The purpose of this Summit is to bring...

Past Events

May 16, 2017 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
A Regional Approach to Protecting Metropolitan Boston's Harbor and Hinterlands The City of Boston and the Green Ribbon Commission are conducting...
April 18, 2017 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Bridging the Gap between Architects and Engineers for a More Collaborative Experience We have all heard each profession gripe about the other. What...
March 21, 2017 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Energy, Climate Change and Designing for Quality of Life Peter Papesch AIA, will give a whirlwind tour of how architects (and others) fit into...
February 21, 2017 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
DC Electrical Systems in Commercial Buildings Plug loads amount to some 15% of a typical office building’s energy use, and DC power represents...
January 17, 2017 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Climate change mitigation by colleagues If architects are serious about climate change mitigation, how are we demonstrating this by our actions....
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