Virtual SEAM Meeting: Things Every Structural Engineer Should Know About Sustainability

Alexandra Davis of Thornton Tomasetti will be leading a webinar on Things Every Structural Engineer Should Know About Sustainability. In this webinar Alexandra will discuss aspects of sustainability such as:
• Understanding carbon footprints: embodied carbon and operational carbon, and the role construction plays.
• The different environmental impacts of designing, specifying, and sourcing various structural materials.
• What does good design mean and how do we go forward in engineering with an awareness of sustainability.

DATE:
Thursday, February 25, 2021

PRESENTER:
Alexandra Davis, LEED Green Associate

Alexandra is a Project Consultant / Environmental Analyst with Thornton Tomasetti’s Portland, Maine, office. She specializes in whole building life cycle and embodied carbon analysis and healthy materials vetting. Her experience includes the embodied carbon analysis of over 500 structural projects to develop benchmarking strategies in support of the American Institute of Architects 2030 Commitment for carbon neutral buildings. She brings a deep understanding of the environmental impacts of designing with mass timber, and knowledge of Red List chemical hazards in building materials used in green building certified projects. She strives to optimize the material efficiency in all projects for high performance and low carbon impact.

WEBINAR INFORMATION:
A link for the webinar will be sent to registered attendees prior to the event.

CREDITS:
1 PDH will be awarded

COST:
$20.00 for SEAM members
$30.00 for non-members

AGENDA:
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm Introduction and presentation
12:45 pm – 1:00 pm Q&A Session
Please feel free to email questions ahead of the presentation to the address below.

RSVP:
by Tuesday, February 23, 2021
-Click here to register and pay-

QUESTIONS:
Dan Burne
dburne@thorntontomasetti.com

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