Sustainable Design 10 Years Later:A Look Into LEED’s Pivot to the “WELL” Building StandardPurchase Tickets
Buildings spend one percent of operating cost on energy, nine percent on rent and operations, and over 90 percent on salary and benefits. With such a heavy investment and reliance on the people that make companies what and who they are, how is sustainable design trending towards a more human-centered approach? And how might that approach help you leave healthier than when you arrived?
|ABOUT THE PRESENTERS|
|Erik “Rick” Sommerfeld is an assistant professor of architecture and director of Colorado Building Workshop. Rick currently teaches architecture courses focusing on green design and construction as well as computer design and architectural graphics. Rick’s professional design practice, the3rdspace in Denver, specializes in innovative residential and small commercial design.|
Sydney Hamilton is an associate at RNL and sits on the Board of Directors for the Levitt
Pavilion in Denver.
|Josh Radoff is a founding Principal at YR&G. He has a background in sustainable energy engineering and works at the intersection of sustainability in the built environment, integration of sustainable energy systems, and organizational sustainability initiatives.|
|Carson Shields is actively involved in Denver’s sustainable community including Colorado’s COTE chair, USGBC’s Green Apple Day of Service, Bike to Work Day, and he leads an annual Green Challenge at Hord Coplan Macht where he is currently a Project Manager in the K-12 architecture studio.|