Tag Archives: sustainability

Architects Oppose U.S. Withdrawal from Climate Treaty

Reaffirm Commitment to Mitigating Climate Change The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today reaffirmed its commitment to climate change mitigation and announced it was opposing the Administration’s decision to withdraw the United States as a signatory to the Paris Agreement. … Continue reading

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Zero Net Energy School Retrofit Workshop

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 9am-3pm Free, space is limited. Click here to register. A tour of the West Berkeley Library follows this workshop. 5 CES/HSW LUs Join a ZNE School Retrofit Workshop to find out how K-12 schools and community colleges can … Continue reading

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Design Tour: Lower Sproul Redevelopment Project

Thursday, October 8, 2015 5-6:30pm Location: Martin Luther King Student Union on the 2nd Floor (Upper Sproul Level.) Cost: $5 AIA Members and Employees of AIA East Bay Member Firms; $10 Guests Click here to Register. Space is Limited! 1.5 … Continue reading

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Green: Daylight Redirecting Film

We all know the benefits of day-lighting and how important it is in our designs. Buildings with abundant natural light have been shown to: • Increase employee productivity in offices • Boost retail sales in stores • Improve student test … Continue reading

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StopWaste.org’s Mission to Eradicate Lawns

Thursday, September 3, 2015 Noon-1:30pm Free for AIA members / $3 for non-members Brown bag lunch (BYO lunch) 1.5 CES LUs Host: Maggie Maiers, AIA Come join us as we hear from representatives of StopWaste.org and others on their mission … Continue reading

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Green: Internet of Things

The next big thing in Building Automation and Sustainability. In  the  last  few  years,  technology  has  developed  so  much  that  we  have I moved  way  beyond  simply  using  our  machines  to  connect  with  people. Technology can now program machines to … Continue reading

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Sustainable Flooring, a Pleasanton Program

a Pleasanton Program Thursday, May 28, 2015 Noon-1:30pm Location: Dahlin Group, 5865 Owens Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94588 All are welcome,  no cost to attend. Click here to RSVP   Join Simon Stadtmiller, Allied Member of Patcraft for a presentation about their officially certified Cradle … Continue reading

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AIA East Bay/UC Berkeley Joint Lecture: Angela Brooks, FAIA

Thirty-First Annual AIA East Bay/UC Berkeley Joint Lecture: Angela Brooks, FAIA Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Lecture Time: 7:30 pm Location: Wurster Hall, UC Berkeley Campus Cost: Free, open to all, seating is limited 1.5 CES LUs Pre-Lecture Reception and Dinner Time: … Continue reading

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Plumbing Today: People, Our Planet and Water

A Small Firm Forum Thursday, March 5, 2015 Noon-1:30pm Location: Jack London Kitchen & Bath Gallery, 2500 Embarcadero St. Unit F, Oakland, CA 94606 Free and Open to All. Lunch will be provided by Jack London Kitchen & Bath so please CLICK HERE to RSVP You … Continue reading

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Daytime Radiative Cooling — Passive Cooling During Day

By Judhajit Chakraborty, Assoc. AIA First of all I would like to wish all the readers a very happy 2015. We all know or have heard about nighttime radiative cooling. It is a type of cooling to the night sky … Continue reading

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