Better Places for People: Join our webinars during World Green Building Week!

Friday 17th August 2018

 

During World Green Building Week 2018, WorldGBC will be hosting the following webinars through our Better Places for People project. From learning about what quantifies a healthy and green indoor environment, to navigating the different health & wellbeing and environmental certifications, and exploring the co-benefits of green building design for planet and people, join WorldGBC's Catriona Brady to learn more about health and wellbeing in green building!

Creating a Healthy and Green Indoor Environment

Wednesday 19 September 2018 (13:00-14:00 BST)

Topics: Daylight; Indoor Air Quality; Thermal comfort; Material health

Our panellists will be unpicking this complex topic and sharing their expertise from their wealth of industry experience and research, to answer questions such as:

  • What do we mean by a 'healthy and green' indoor environment?
  • How do these principles provide an environmental, economic and health, wellbeing and productivity benefit?
  • How can we apply these principles to achieve green homes, the theme of this year's World Green Building Week?

Panellists

  • Velux, Peter Foldjberg, Project Sponsor
  • Harvard School of Public Health, Piers MacNaughton
  • Saint-Gobain, Slawomir Szpunar, Project Sponsor
  • XCO2, Lindsey Malcolm
  • Cradle to Cradle, Thijs Maartens
  • World Green Building Council, Catriona Brady, moderator

Watch a recording of the webinar here.

 

A Healthy Approach to Certification

Tuesday 25 September (11:30-12:30 BST)

Join us on the Tuesday of World Green Building Week to discuss one of the biggest topics in the health and wellbeing industry, and dig into the detail on 'A Healthy Approach to Certification'. We will be joined by speakers from WELL, FITWEL, BREEAM, LEED and Green Star to share their international breadth of expertise, and discuss questions such as;

  • What are the drivers for doing a certification standard, and is it right for your project?
  • What are the differences between all the certification options?
  • How can we use certification to incorporate both health and wellbeing and environmental principles to achieve truly sustainable buildings?

Panellists

  • WELL, Vicki Lockhart, International WELL Building Institute
  • FITWEL, Reena Agarwal
  • Green Star, Jorge Chapa, GBCA
  • LEED, Kelly Worden, USGBC
  • BREEAM, Martin Townsend
  • World Green Building Council, Catriona Brady, moderator

Register here to join the webinar.

 

Questioning Co-Benefits - Do People and Planet Go Hand in Hand?

Thursday 4 October 2018 (13:00-14:00 BST)

Join us for the final webinar of the series, 'Questioning Co-Benefits - do people and planet go hand in hand?', where we'll open the debate amongst a series of industry experts including Cushman and Wakefield, University College London, Origin and B+H Architects.

Throughout this series of webinars, we have discussed a range of topics around a sustainable built environment. To conclude the series, we will directly address some of the key challenges facing our industry, including;

  • Can you 'design-in' a healthy and green environment?
  • Are healthy and green buildings a good return on investment?
  • How do we address the conflicts between health and green to create truly sustainable buildings?

Panellists

  • B+H Architects, Lisa Bate, Chair of World Green Building Council
  • Mann+Hummel, Jason Tang, Project Sponsor
  • UCL, Helen Pineo
  • Cushman & Wakefield, Despina Katsikakis
  • RESET, Raefer Wallis
  • World Green Building Council, Catriona Brady, moderator

Register here to join the webinar.

 

 

During World Green Building Week 2018, WorldGBC will be hosting the following webinars through our Better Places for People project. From learning about what quantifies a healthy and green indoor environment, to navigating the different health & wellbeing and environmental certifications, and exploring the co-benefits of green building design for planet and people, join WorldGBC's Catriona Brady to learn more about health and wellbeing in green building!


Creating a Healthy and Green Indoor Environment

Wednesday 19 September 2018 (13:00-14:00 BST)

Topics: Daylight; Indoor Air Quality; Thermal comfort; Material health

Our panellists will be unpicking this complex topic and sharing their expertise from their wealth of industry experience and research, to answer questions such as:

  • What do we mean by a 'healthy and green' indoor environment?
  • How do these principles provide an environmental, economic and health, wellbeing and productivity benefit?
  • How can we apply these principles to achieve green homes, the theme of this year's World Green Building Week?


Panellists

  • Velux, Peter Foldjberg, Project Sponsor
  • Harvard School of Public Health, Piers MacNaughton
  • Saint-Gobain, Slawomir Szpunar, Project Sponsor
  • XCO2, Lindsey Malcolm
  • Cradle to Cradle, Thijs Maartens
  • World Green Building Council, Catriona Brady, moderator

Watch a recording of the webinar here.

 

A Healthy Approach to Certification

Tuesday 25 September (11:30-12:30 BST)

Join us on the Tuesday of World Green Building Week to discuss one of the biggest topics in the health and wellbeing industry, and dig into the detail on 'A Healthy Approach to Certification'. We will be joined by speakers from WELL, FITWEL, BREEAM, LEED and Green Star to share their international breadth of expertise, and discuss questions such as;

  • What are the drivers for doing a certification standard, and is it right for your project?
  • What are the differences between all the certification options?
  • How can we use certification to incorporate both health and wellbeing and environmental principles to achieve truly sustainable buildings?

Panellists

  • WELL, Vicki Lockhart, International WELL Building Institute
  • FITWEL, Reena Agarwal
  • Green Star, Jorge Chapa, GBCA
  • LEED, Kelly Worden, USGBC
  • BREEAM, Martin Townsend
  • World Green Building Council, Catriona Brady, moderator

Register here to join the webinar.

 

Questioning Co-Benefits - Do People and Planet Go Hand in Hand?

Thursday 4 October 2018 (13:00-14:00 BST)

Join us for the final webinar of the series, 'Questioning Co-Benefits - do people and planet go hand in hand?', where we'll open the debate amongst a series of industry experts including Cushman and Wakefield, University College London, Origin and B+H Architects.

Throughout this series of webinars, we have discussed a range of topics around a sustainable built environment. To conclude the series, we will directly address some of the key challenges facing our industry, including;

  • Can you 'design-in' a healthy and green environment?
  • Are healthy and green buildings a good return on investment?
  • How do we address the conflicts between health and green to create truly sustainable buildings?

Panellists

  • B+H Architects, Lisa Bate, Chair of World Green Building Council
  • Mann+Hummel, Jason Tang, Project Sponsor
  • UCL, Helen Pineo
  • Cushman & Wakefield, Despina Katsikakis
  • RESET, Raefer Wallis
  • World Green Building Council, Catriona Brady, moderator

Register here to join the webinar.