Wednesday, April 29, 2015

April news roundup

Several new items from around the web. Have something you want to share with SEAW? Contact Kyle with links.

The SEI Sustainability Committee has released their white paper on Disaster Resilience (note the link with instructions to download the full paper):

Tnemec proposes new coating for steel to reduce thermal bridging:

OSU begins initiative for forest science, including taller wood structures:

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Canadian Green Building Council webinar on LEED v4 credit

On April 22, the CaGBC will host a webinar on the use of Athena to meet the new Life Cycle Analysis credit in LEED v4. The webinar is targeted at Canadian projects but is applicable to US LEED projects as well.
Registration and more information at:

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Bullitt Center receives Living Building Challenge certification

The Bullitt Center has earned their Living Building Challenge certification, completing a year of measurement and verification of the energy- and water-saving features of the building. Congratulations to the Bullitt Foundation and the entire project team on their accomplishment.

More information available at:

Edit: See this link for another article in TrimTab, the International Living Future Institute quarterly newsletter.