Introduction to Zero Net Carbon Design: Transforming Design Culture

Presented by: Gwen Fuertes, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects; Keith Hempel, FAIA, LPA Design Studios. ((This course is accredited by AIA for 1.25 hours of HSW -- Health, Safety and Welfare)

AIA/CES (HSW) Learning Units: 1.25 Hours

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This course is presented FREE courtesy of AIA California throughout 2023 as part of its commitment to help design professionals lower the carbon footprint, and meets the requirements for continuing education coursework in Zero Net Carbon Design (ZNCD) for California architecture license renewals. Simply sign in and register for the course.

Given the acceleration of climate change and its effects experienced by California communities today and in the decades to come, architects are increasingly responsible for designing buildings that mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and maintaining literacy in low carbon design. Gwen Fuertes, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, provides an overview of Zero Net Carbon Design (ZNCD) design and how to incorporate best practices to reach aggressive sustainability goals in our built environment. Keith Hempel, FAIA, then explores examples of how high-performance design intrinsic to design excellence and discusses the AIA 2030 Commitment.

Upon successful completion of a multiple-choice quiz, a Certificate of Completion will be available for download and can be used to verify your licensure requirements.

This course has English language captions.

(For questions or technical support, please email Melissa@aecKnowledge.com or call 415.755.3058.)

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