Podcast: Environmental Awareness Week: Nourish Sustainability

OWP/P’s fifth annual Environmental Awareness Week - Brought to you by BD+C

September 21, 2006 |

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Environmental Awareness Week Podcasts - BDC PodcastsIn botany, a rhizome is a network of roots, closely knit, drawing nourishment from its surroundings to sustain the plant. For OWP/P’s fifth annual Environmental Awareness Week we sent roots into the community to create a network of professionals. Through lectures, workshops, and innovative product demonstrations new ways to incorporate sustainable design into our professional and everyday lives were explored.

(Recorded live September 18-22, 2006)
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My. Syvertsen opens the event

5.75 MB | 08:23 minutes
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BRAD SAGEMAN, Chair , Dept. of Geology

Northwestern University

Dr. Sageman discusses global and regional climate change and what this means for energy efficient buildings in the region, in our buildings and for our clients.

34.8 MB | 50:42 minutes
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DAVID WHITE, Transsolar, New York

Mr.White discusses high performance engineering, often referred to as climate engineering, a cross disciplinary service that extends from the architectural through the structural aspects to technical equipment for buildings.

18.5 MB | 27:05 minutes
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Transsolar Evening Lecture, co-sponsored by The UIC School of Architecture

Mr. White continues to explore the discipline of climate engineering and Transsolar’s national and international work.

32.2 MB | 46:55 minutes
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MELISSA HAUNSON, Greenguard, Atlanta

Ms. Haunson discusses the new GREENGUARD For Children and Schools™, a third party verification for low-emitting interior products used in daycare and K-12. Ms. Haunson broadens the discussion of Greenguard Environmental Institute’s (GEI) mission: to improve public health and quality of life through better indoor air quality. Co-sponsored by the USGBC Chicago Chapter


28.8 MB | 42:05 minutes
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ROBIN GUENTHER, Principal, Guenther 5, New York

Co-Coordinator of Green Guide for Healthcare

Ms. Guenther discusses the importance of environmental building design for hospitals and healthcare environments.

27.3 MB | 39:47 minutes
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Evening Lecture co-sponsored by Hospitals for a Healthy Environment, H2E, and The UIC School of Architecture

Ms. Guenther continues the discussion of environmental building design for hospitals and healthcare

9.76 MB | 14:13 minutes
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MICHAEL BERKSHIRE, City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development

Mr. Berkshire will provide a local and regional perspective on environmental development incentives and green urban design/planning.

20.9 MB | 30:34 minutes
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