Zero Net Carbon Design and Wildfire Resilience

Presented by: Libby Barnes, AIA, LEED AP BD+C | Workbench, AIA Monterey Bay Climate Director; Richard Stedman | Air Pollution Control Officer for the Monterey Bay Air Resources District; Josiah Raison Cain | Director of Innovation, Sherwood Design Engineers

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.

Wildfire has become one of the largest sources of greenhouse gases in California and the world, potentially jeopardizing our ability to reach our carbon reduction targets. In this course, an interdisciplinary team of experts discuss the inter-relatedness of zero net carbon design and wildfire resilience and share best practice design solutions, explore the effects of wildfires on carbon emissions and air quality, offer advice regarding hardening of buildings to wildfire ignition, and discuss the importance of landscape design in the prevention of building ignition.

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.

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

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