Conversations in Sustainability

New York City

March 28, 2018

  • 8.0 AIA-HSW | PDH Contact Hours
  • 5.0 GBCI CE Hours
  • 6.0 LA CES Hours

Event Details

$245 - Full day
$165 - Half day

GROHE Live Center
160 Fifth Ave, 4th Floor,
New York, NY 10010


Healthy Materials and Green Communities


Bill Walsh, Founder & President
Healthy Building Network

AIA Course ID 406HEA

Learn about a new system for classifying the hazards of different building materials that allows designers to comply with the most stringent codes and standards. Learn how to work successfully with this system to produce superior sustainable design projects. Design professionals will also gain an appreciation of how to approach typical projects that have rigid budget restraints but still need to be approved by various code authorities.

Residential Design Using Modular/Prefab Construction


Laszlo Kiss RA;
Studio Kiss

USGBC Pending approval
AIA Course ID 400MOD

Attendees will gain a thorough understanding of both prefabricated (prefab) and modular construction for residential applications. Learn about the energy efficiencies available, as well as the wide variety of design outcomes possible. The greatest advantages of modular are that management and scheduling become simplified and the budget is reduced. There is a different basic process that is followed in modular construction, but – as witnessed in some relevant case studies – the results can be superlative.

The Edge of Water: Trends and Best Practices in Building Water Use Design


Irvin Johnson;
Master Trainer for LWTA

AIA Course ID 402WAT

Water is the planet’s scarcest resource and building designers are in the position to make a difference. Dive into the world of water conservation and discover real solutions to troublesome sustainability issues. Develop methods to create healthier buildings, while enhancing the satisfaction of the end user.

Pultruded Fiberglass Windows


Elliot Rivera;
Marvin Super Enterprises.

USGBC 90010782
AIA Course ID 403WIN

This redesigned program focuses on the strength, durability, and thermal efficiency of pultruded fiberglass. Become aware of manufacturing processes incurred, as well as the many environmental advantages of fiberglass as a window and door material. Learn how to utilize these superior products into your upcoming design projects.

Methods for Planning and Implementing a Garden Roof Design for Sustainable Technologies


Jörg Breuning, President / Founder;
Green Roof Service LLC.

USGBC 90009058
AIA Course ID 390GDN

The course starts by assessing the need for vegetated roofs. This is followed with a lesson in history showing that green roofs. We offer an overview of accepted green roof system types with graphical examples. The key benefits of vegetated green roofs are examined with a cross reference to LEED categories. These benefits are further examined by briefly reviewing tools that are available to evaluate life cycle savings.


GROHE Live Center
160 Fifth Ave, 4th Floor,
New York, NY 10010

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DPC Continuing Education, Inc.
5 Terry Lane, Plainview, NY 11803
phone: 516-681-0057
fax: 516-730-5083

More Information

Government employees and Groups of three or more individuals from the same firm will be offered the reduced prices of $215 for the full day.

Cancellation policy: If you need to cancel your reservation, please do so by phone or email, five business days prior to the date of the event. There will be a $25 administrative fee, or your deposit can be tranferred to a future seminar.

Please note: Seminar topics and speakers may be subject to change.

Handouts will be available (and included) for all attendees, along with access online.

Certificates will be available at the conclusion of the event.