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As ordinances make vegetative roof assemblies (VRA) more attractive to designers, they’re also changing in size, form, and function. This episode looks at how 3 high-profile VRAs helped architects bring their sustainability, stormwater management and outdoor living visions to life.
President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate opens up a new level of enforcement from OSHA. Trent Cotney, CEO of Cotney Attorneys & Consultants, explores the legal aspects of the order and what contractors can expect in this latest episode.
Sarah Orton, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Missouri College of Engineering is working to learn more about why buildings fall and how to prevent disastrous collapses from occurring. Right now, she’s looking into how the influence of time can contribute to a building’s collapse.
Ryan Colker, Vice President of Innovation for the International Code Council, talks about the ICC’s ‘Code on a Mission’ campaign. Listen in as he discusses how we can reach the challenges’ goals and the best possible routes to achieve mass reduction in greenhouse gases as well as increasing our overall energy efficiency.
Christin Kappel, Green Programs Director for Energy Diagnostics, touches base on green multifamily building and where we currently stand on the Path to Zero. Join in as we learn more about these certifications and how Christin goes about conducting these analyses to help build more efficient buildings.
Daniel Overbey, the Director of Sustainability for Browning Day, goes over what embodied carbon is and why it's important, the impact it has on the built environment (new construction and rebuilds) and how architects can track the embodied carbon of their projects in an effort to reach 2030 goals.
Learn how one developer’s challenge became an all-new flexible solution that preserves design integrity and makes installation faster and better. Axiom Core & Shell is a perimeter shade pocket system with flexibility to accommodate any shade manufacturer and integrate with any finished ceiling solution.