WEBINAR: Specifying Sustainable Concrete
Tue July 11 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1 LU | HSW – 1 PDH
Presented by Frank Mruk, FAIA, RIBA, LEED AP, an architect and green technology strategist. He is a founder and executive director of the NY Center for Strategic Innovation, the Boston Center for Smart Building Technology and is a Senior Director of Building Innovations at NRMCA. He was educated at Pratt Institute and at the University of Oxford. Frank spent 10 years working on Wall Street for Morgan Stanley and AIG. He has taught Architecture at the School of Visual Arts, the Rhode Island School of Design, Roger Williams University, the Parsons School of Design, New York University, and at the New York Institute of Technology where he served as Associate Dean for the School of Architecture and Design. He is past President of Metro NY CSI and current President of AIA RI.
Course Description: Sustainable low carbon concrete is difficult to define this seminar will discuss many factors that can influence the way sustainable concrete is designed and specified.
- Understand the difference between performance-based specification and prescriptive specifications
- Discover how performance-based specifications can improve performance and lower environmental impact of concrete structures.
- Learn how to implement performance-based specifications in projects.
- Demonstrate the importance of balancing structural and architectural performance of concrete with green building strategies.