From 16-20 September 2013, sustainable development leaders from around the world will unite to celebrate World Green Building Week. To celebrate Cundall and eTool are hosting a number of free events in Perth. See below a summary of events and details of how to book your place.
Monday 16th September
Exploring the new Green Star LCA Innovation Challenge
As part of the Green Star 2014 program, the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has announced the launch of two Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) based ‘Innovation Challenges’. Providing up to 8 points in the Green Star Innovation category, the challenges will encourage the industry to incorporate Whole of Building LCA (6 points) and Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) (2 points) into new and registered Green Star projects. Want to know more about GBCA’s Green Star Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) Innovation Challenges? This sessions will cover the new LCA based Innovation Challenges and provide an explanation of all of the relevant components including Aims, Criteria, Compliance Requirements and Documentation.
For more information and to book go to- https://exploringgreenstarlca.eventbrite.com.au
Tuesday 17th September
Sustainable Buildings 2020 – Capturing the Global Perspective
Cundall is bringing you 1 event to celebrate World Green Building Week from 16 offices in 10 countries. Just like Cundall, this event is on a global scale but with a friendly local feel and focus. Together we will debate the local drivers for sustainability in the next 2 decades, which contribute to a global perspective from key stakeholders in the construction industry. 1 Green Star CPD point is offered to attendees.
For more information and to book go to- http://wgbwperthcundall.eventbrite.com
Wednesday 18th September
The Carbon Reduction Race: Residential v Commercial
As the building industry enters another era of change, with a view towards ‘zero carbon’ buildings, which buildings are leading the race towards this goal? Alex Bruce, Director of eTool, and Oliver Grimaldi, Senior ESD Conultant at Cundall will present the case for the Residential sector and the Commercial sector respectively.
For more information and to book go to- https://wgbwcarbonreductionrace.eventbrite.com.au
Thursday 19th September
Green Building Speed Dating Breakfast
Meet, mingle and network with up to 60 industry professionals and share your experiences and knowledge about green building in Perth! Breakfast buffet will be provided throughout the morning.
For more information and to book go to- http://wgbwspeeddatingbreakfast.eventbrite.com.au
Friday 20th September
Sustainable City Documentary Screening
Enrique Peñalosa, former mayor of Bogota, Colombia, transformed one of the most chaotic cities in the world into a shining model of urban planning. Peñalosa believed that cities should encourage walking and biking, which would in turn promote community and make the streets safer for children. Come along and watch more about how he made this remarkable transition happen in his documentary, Bogota: Building A Sustainable City .
For more information and to book go to- http://wgbwsustainablecityscreening.eventbrite.com.au
To view World Green Building Week events elsewhere in the world click here.