Energy prices and technologies have changed – your building systems should too.
Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) announced its involvement in the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) membership program as a Cornerstone Member. SWA is excited to join like-minded companies from across the globe that are committed to enhancing buildings and communities to help people thrive.
The Passive House team at SWA has become one of only two firms located in the United States to be listed as an accredited certifier for the Passive House Institute (PHI). By extending this service offering, SWA can significantly contribute to the growth of the Passive House market in the U.S.
SWA is leading two 2-hour GBU training sessions that review a side-by-side comparison of 2018 IECC versus and beyond-code standards commonly used in market-rate commercial construction. The course will begin with a review of the 2018 IECC and features of high performance buildings followed by a comparison with LEED v4.1, ENERGY STAR Multifamily High Rise, National Green Building Standard, Green Globes Certification, and Passive House.
Session 1: 10am - 12pm | Session 2: 2pm - 4pm
Join us for an in-depth look at specifying building materials. We will talk about the Living Building Challenge Materials Petal, including the red list, embodied carbon footprint, responsible industry, living economy sourcing, and net positive waste. Adam Yarnell from SWA will take a deep dive into the Building Product Disclosure and Optimization (BPDO) and Low-Emitting Materials credits in LEED v4 BD+C. Learn why transparency matters, how VOC emissions affect indoor air quality, and what to expect in LEED v4.1