17 Oct '16, 2pm

@WashingtonDCAIA

@WashingtonDCAIA

The impacts of climate change are known, and our nation's capital is one of the cities that is leading the charge when it comes to planning for a resilient future. Hear from the forward-thinking designers, sustainability experts, and government officials who are expanding the conversation around sustainability to include designing for a rapidly changing climate. Join USGBC National Capital Region for a one-hour moderated discussion, in which local experts will discuss the tools, policies, and techniques being used to prepare the District for the impacts of climate change. This session is ideal for sustainability professionals, and others in the green building industry, who want to learn how to apply resilience concepts (including USGBC's resilience pilot credits) in their own projects. Attendees will hear from those who were involved in the development of the LEED pilot cr...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/event/assessing-climate-change-resil...

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usgbc.org 17 Oct '16, 4pm

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