April 18 In-Depth Seminar:
Materials Sustainability Standards: A Comparative Analysis
In recent years, the number of certifications, “eco-labels,” and standards relating to the sustainability and ecological impact of building materials -materials sustainability standards (MSS)undefinedhave grown at a rapid pace. The Materials Resource Center (MRC), an initiative at Washington University’s Sam Fox School, seeks to provide impartial and rigorous analysis of MSS. Presenters Hannah Roth, Charles McManis, and Meghan Lewis will discuss this pilot project and it’s goal to create a model for analysis of eco-labels and certifications which identifies what is being monitored and measured and to what depth those measurements go. The results of their analysis will be encoded in a searchable, user-friendly data set that provides a clear basis for comparison among different MSS.
School of Design & Visual Arts and serves as Director of the
. She teaches courses in materials and environmental standards.
Hannah Roth is a Lecturer at the
Charles McManis is the Thomas & Karole Green Professor of Law and former Director of the Intellectual Property & Technology Law Program at
. He has been a frequent visiting lecturer and paper presenter at universities and academic conferences throughout the world.
Meghan Lewis achieved a Bachelor of Science in Architecture at the Sam Fox School of Design at
Spring 2011. She is currently a research assistant at the
Center at the
Submitted for approval of 2 GBCI CE Hours & 2 AIA/CES CEH
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
3:00 – 5:00pm
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