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Thursday, May 12 • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
10 Years of the Living Building Challenge: Certified Project Impacts and Stories
Track: Case Studies

Have you ever wondered about the ongoing operations of Certified Living Building Challenge projects? What happens after the Auditor goes home? This session looks at the cumulative impacts of LBC Certified projects, as well as personal stories and on the ground lessons from projects that have been occupied and operating for as long as a decade. Join us to learn the behind the scenes lessons from those who are tending to the gardens, systems and occupants of these cutting edge projects. 

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Moderators
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Allison Capen

Living Building Challenge Technical Director, International Living Future Institute
Allison Capen, AIA, LEED BD+C, is a Technical Director for the Living Building Challenge at the International Living Future Institute in Seattle where she oversees Certification and technical consistency. She is a licensed architect and has been actively involved in the green building movement in the northwest for the last 15 years, working on environmentally focused projects as a designer, a LEED reviewer, a sustainability consultant... Read More →

Speakers
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Skip Backus

CEO, Omega Institute
For more than 20 years, Skip has helped run the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, a wellness and personal growth nonprofit organization offering diverse and innovative educational experiences that inspire an integrated approach to personal and social change. Skip has laid the foundation for its environmental initiatives, creating and promoting innovative conservation efforts, including campus recycling and composting, sustainable purchasing... Read More →
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Anthony Guerrero

Senior Director of Facilities and Administration, Natural Resources Defense Council
As Senior Director of Facilities and Administration, Anthony leads development of sustainability strategies for the core operations of NRDC, focusing on the triple bottom line: social equity, sustaining the environment and financial viability. Anthony puts in practice the principles of the Living Building Challenge to revamp the internal operations of NRDC and to demonstrate transformation in Operations Management.  Under his leadership NRDC... Read More →
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Dano Weisbord

Director of Sustainability and Planning, Smith College
Dano Weisbord is the Director of Sustainability and Planning at Smith College.  He has created corporate sustainability functions at Smith College and ActionAid International. He was a director of the Global Association of Corporate Sustainability Officers in London, and lead author on Sustainable Endowments Institute’s Greening the Bottom Line. At Smith, Dano led development of the college's commitment to become carbon neutral by... Read More →


Thursday May 12, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Westin: Ballroom 1