Pittsburgh's AIA+2030 Educational Series Launching Soon

February 19, 2013


evolveEA’s Marc Mondor was recently chosen to chair AIA Pittsburgh‘s Committee On The Environment, which is launching a series of ten 4-hour seminars of nationally-recognized curriculum around the 2030 Challenge. The seminars are geared towards architects, building owners, engineers, contractors, and facilities managers, and are eligible for several types of continuing education credits commonly required of those professionals in the building design and construction field. Seminars will include local case studies and will feature local and global speakers and instructors.
The series kicks off this spring at AIA Pittsburgh’s annual BuildPittsburgh continuing education conference and exhibitor show. The following list provides some details on the schedule and topics to be addressed.
1. The 2030 Challenge: Setting + Achieving Energy Goals with Integrated Design
Thursday, April 18, 1:30-5:30pm at BuildPittsburgh at the DLCC
Speakers: Vivian Loftness, Marc Mondor, Sean Luther
2. Getting to 60:  The Power of Targets + Load Reduction
Thursday, May 16, 4-8pm
3. Accentuate the Positive: Climate Responsive Design
Thursday, June 20, 4-8pm
4. Skins:  The Importance of the Thermal Envelope
Thursday, September 19, 4-8pm
5. Aggressively Passive: Employing Passive Systems for Load Reduction
Thursday, October 17, 4-8pm
6. Illuminating Savings: Daylighting and Integrated Lighting Strategies
Thursday, November 21, 4-8pm
7. Right-sized: Equipment and Controls for Super-Efficient Building system
Thursday, January 16, 4-8pm
8. Site Power:  Renewable Energy Opportunities
Thursday, February 20, 4-8pm
9. The Hand-off + Staying in Shape: Operations, Maintenance + Education
Thursday, March 20, 2014, 4-8pm
10. Putting It All Together: Achieving 2030 Goals on the Project and at the Office
April 2014, at BuildPittsburgh, 1-5pm
Notes: Events will be at the Koppers Building, in Downtown Pittsburgh unless otherwise noted. Dates subject to change.
For information contact Marc Mondor, AIA, LEED Faculty, Committee Chair: marc@evolveEA.com or visit www.aiapgh.org

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