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Sustainability Education Committee

  • COST

    Free and open to the public

  • TYPE

    Knowledge Community

  • AUDIENCE

    Professionals

Energy Usage in Terms of User Engagement, Space Needs, Environmental and Aesthetic Desires

As the A&E industry continues to focus on improving the energy performance of buildings, it’s clear that some energy saving measures are outside the designer’s control. Through engaging occupants and city officials significant changes in perception and action can affect energy usage. User engagement, space needs, environmental and aesthetic desires will be addressed and their relationship to energy use. Hear from Kate Bubriski AIA and Emily Grandstaff-Rice FAIA from Arrowstreet Inc. as they discuss how user engagement was used in the schematic design process on the proposed net-zero energy King Open and Cambridge Street Upper School in Cambridge, MA. They will also give insight into how the City of Cambridge became engaged in getting to net zero energy on these projects.

For those who qualify, 1.5 LUs/HSW are available

To learn more about the Sustainability Education Committee, visit architects.org/committees/sustainability-education-committee

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