Vision 2020

Materials + Products

Material + Products
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Material + Products

Visible Green: New material opportunities in sustainable design. More

Why Sustainability Needs Experimentation And a Bit More Risk
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Why Sustainability Needs Experimentation And a Bit More Risk

Hanley Wood Sustainability Council members Blaine Brownell and Dennis Wedlick... More

What Are Your Materials Saying About Your Project?
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What Are Your Materials Saying About Your Project?

Just putting a sign on a building to signify it is green is a missed opportunity,... More

Vision 2020: Transparency is Just the Beginning
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Vision 2020: Transparency is Just the Beginning

Advances in green chemistry and the relationship between design professionals and... More

Evaluating Toxicants in Product Selection
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Evaluating Toxicants in Product Selection

Do you know what's in the products you're specifying? In the fifth webinar of our... More

VIDEO: Transparency is Just the Beginning of a Sea Change
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VIDEO: Transparency is Just the Beginning of a Sea Change

Tom Lent, policy director for the Healthy Building Network, explores how the... More

Balancing People, Planet, and Profit: The Challenges of Green Manufacturing
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Balancing People, Planet, and Profit: The Challenges of Green Manufacturing

A select group of building product manufacturers candidly discusses the biggest... More

What's in Your Product?
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What's in Your Product?

Profound changes are coming to the way the building industry discusses and... More

Industry Expert Sees EPDs as Next Step to Environmental Transparency
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Industry Expert Sees EPDs as Next Step to Environmental Transparency

Twenty years after he helped define life cycle assessments and the tools to use... More

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What’s the Value of an LCA?

The tools for more sustainable products are in place, but they are only useful when builders communicate their value to homeowners and other decision-makers. More

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Chairs

Building Design + Performance
Mary
Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA

Founder of the sustainable design initiative at HOK; Resident Fellow for Sustainability and Design for Health at AIA.

Dennis
Dennis Wedlick, AIA

Founder and Co-owner, BarlisWedlick Architects

Energy Efficiency + Building Science
Paul
Paul Torcellini

Principal Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Steven
Steven Winter, FAIA

President, Steven Winter Associates

Sustainable Communities
Ellen
Ellen Dunham- Jones, AIA

Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Georgia Tech School of Architecture

Materials + Products
Blaine
Blaine Brownell, AIA

Associate Professor, University of Minnesota School of Architecture

Water Efficiency
Doug
Doug Bennett

Conservation Manager, Southern Nevada Water Authority

Indoor Environmental Quality
Vivian
Vivian Loftness, FAIA

Professor of Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University

Codes, Standards and Rating System
Maureen
Maureen Guttman, AIA

President, Building Codes Assistance Project

Economics + Financing
Philip
Philip Henderson

Senior Financial Policy Specialist, Natural Resources Defense Council

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