This webinar is part of the Indoor Environmental Quality: Healthy Design Academy
Over the last decade, we’ve faced many severe weather events, including extreme heat. Hear from industry professionals about the current crisis we face dealing with indoor heat waves, wildfires, and other climate circumstances as they relate to the built environment and aging infrastructure. Whether it’s schools, hospitals, office buildings, or multifamily residential, building occupants’ well-being and productivity can suffer under these extreme climate conditions. Learn from industry experts about building materials and forward-thinking solutions that create resiliency in interior spaces. In addition, we’ll consider how energy efficiency and savings play a role in the future of operating these resilient buildings.
- Define the extreme heat waves and how it affects human well-being and productivity.
- Identify the current landscape of aging infrastructure in the United States and how the built environment is affected by the indoor heat waves.
- Discuss how renovating HVAC and utilizing new building materials can improve building occupant productivity.
- Explore case studies with industry experts that address building resiliency.
- Examine case studies with energy savings expert that show building optimization and efficiency.