News | May 1st 2014

CBT Celebrates Green Month 2014

During the month of May the CBT office turns into an educational platform for sustainable initiatives throughout the firm’s 2014 Green month celebration. What started in 2006 as “Green Day” has grown to become a whole month-long symposium devoted to educating the firm’s staff, peers, and fellow colleagues on sustainable topics, and what’s new and relevant in sustainable architecture. Anchored by education program, presentations and activities, Green Month is presented by CBT for both firm staff and colleagues from the area’s design and construction community. 
Highlights of Green Week 2013 include:

May 8, 12pm–6pm
ULI Boston Resiliency Charrette — Living with Water: Urban Implications
ULI members and various key stakeholders will be spending the day at CBT evaluating development sites in Greater Boston facing issues of resiliency and planning for climate change. The concluding review of schemes developed during the charrette will be pinned up and open for viewing and discussion.

May 15, 12pm–1pm
Simulation of Passive Design Strategies and LEED
Speaker: Liam Buckley
Project Manager, Integrated Environmental Solutions

May 19, 4:30pm–5:30pm
Biomimicry, Innovation Inspired by Nature
Speaker: Peter Lawrence
President & Co-founder Biomimicry New England, Inc.

May 22, 4:30pm–5:30pm
CBT Green Social

May 27, 12:30pm–1:30pm
Sustainable Design Software Workflow

May 28, 12pm–1pm
Making the [AIA 2030] Commitment
Speaker: Mike Davis FAIA LEED
Vice President, Bergmeyer Associates

Lunch & Learns

May 1
Rooftop Farming
Green City Growers, AIA

May 20
Air Movement for Energy Efficient Comfort in Conditioned Spaces
Big Ass Fans, AIA

May 29
ASHRAE 90.1-2010
WSP Flack + Kurtz, AIA

Project Tours

May 21, 1pm

June 5, 11am
Fraunhoffer Center for Sustainability

July 11, 9am
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

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