Innovation in Materials Production – Principles of Sustainability and Case Studies

This webinar focuses on the definition of sustainable building products and introduces some of the most important sustainability labels in the market that are recognized in the main and robust sustainability rating systems such as LEED, WELL, and LBC.
To help designers understand how they can make informed choices in their project, case studies are presented and discussed.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Understanding the principles of sustainable building
  • Understanding the main rating systems available in the market
  • Understanding the principles of some sustainability labels for building products
  • Understanding how sustainability labels of building products fit with main sustainability rating systems of buildings

SPEAKERS

The webinar was created in collaboration with Macro Design Studio, a dynamic company with experienced professionals in the field of sustainability and certifications.

Paola Moschini – Founder and owner of Macro Design Studio Srl. She is an architect and sustainability consultant. She works as facilitator and manager of design and construction teams, contributing in the certification process of several LEED® buildings in Europe. Paola is LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP ID+C, LEED Green Rater, LEED Faculty and Living Future Accredited (LFA). She is involved in training programs, developing courses about sustainability, LEED protocols, sustainable building sites and the envelope commissionin.

Elisa Sirombo – Elisa is a grant researcher at the Department of Energy of the Polytechnic University of Turin working on sustainable design of buildings.
LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP O+M, EGE (building sector), and Protocollo Itaca expert, she is involved in Macro Design Studio working on projects pursuing the LEED certification and on education and training activities.

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