Monday, January 7, 2013
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
It's 2013! Prepare for the New Energy Future
AIA Seattle presents its fifth year
of AIA + 2030 Professional Series™ February 8 – November 8
Seattle—The Pacific Northwest is a leader in fighting climate change on a variety of fronts and our design and building community is no different. With proper tools and training, the architecture, engineering, and construction community can lead the way in making a difference in reducing greenhouse gas emissions cause by the built environment.
To impact the threat of climate change, Architecture 2030®, a non-partisan, national non-profit started by renowned architect Ed Mazria, has issued the 2030 Challenge® asking the global architecture and building community to reach the goal of carbon-neutral buildings by 2030.
AIA Seattle, a Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, is taking tangible steps toward reaching the goal of carbon-neutral buildings by 2030. One of those steps is producing the AIA+2030 Professional Series™, a 10-part series of intermediate-level professional development courses designed to provide specific ways to make our built environment energy-efficient. Architects engineers, construction professionals, facilities managers, policymakers are invited to register. The fifth season of the AIA+2030 Professional Education Series™ is produced by
AIA Seattle in partnership with the City of Seattle, Architecture 2030Ò and BetterBricks.
Information and registration details are below:
AIA+2030 Professional Education Series™ 4:
Feb 8, 2013 Session 1: The 2030 Challenge: setting + achieving energy goals with integrated design
Mar 8, 2013 Session 2: Getting to 60: the power of targets + load reduction
Apr 12, 2013 Session 3: Accentuate the positive: climate responsive design
May 10, 2013 Session 4: Skins: the importance of the thermal envelope
Jun 14, 2013 Session 5: Passively-Aggressive: employing passive systems for load reduction
Jul 12, 2013 Session 6: Illuminating savings: daylighting and integrated lighting strategies
Aug 9, 2013 Session 7: Right-sized: equipment and controls for super-efficient building system
Sep 13, 2013 Session 8: Site power: renewable energy opportunities
Oct 11, 2013 Session 9: The hand-off + staying in shape: operations, maintenance + education
Nov 8, 2013 Session 10: Putting it all together: achieving 2030 goals on the project and at the office
TIME: All Sessions held from 8.30am-12.30pm
LOCATION: All classes held at the Bertha Knight Landes Room at Seattle City Hall
600 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
COST: 10-session package:
$800 AIA Members
$400 AIA Associate Members
$1200 ASHRAE & CRGBC, and ABC Members
NOTE: Registration is for the entire series only.
Payment plans and a limited number of scholarships are available to AIA members in good standing. For more information on scholarship availability, contact Debra Haraldson.
REGISTER BY: February 1, 2013
LEARNING UNITS: 40LU/40HSW/40SD for the series (4LU/4HSW/4SD per class).
MORE INFORMATION: Cassandra Delaune, Sustainability Director
(206) 448-4938 ext. 106
The AIA+2030 Professional Education Series™ Series 5 is sponsored by:
Morrison Hershfield● Wood Harbinger ● MacDonald-Miller ● P&M
About the Seattle Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
Founded in 1894, AIA Seattle is a not-for-profit professional association of architects, allied professionals, and laypeople. AIA Seattle provides the architecture community with resources and relationships to make a difference through design. We open doors, provide connections, keep our members and the public informed, and demonstrate our commitment to great design as the key ingredient for livable, sustainable places.
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering; seven (7) to ten (10) years progressive experience in consulting for mechanical building design for industrial and/or commercial applications or a facilities (plant) engineer in an industrial and/or heavy commercial facility; experience in design, spreadsheet, and database software. Mechanical Professional Engineer licensed in Washington State.