Can You Hear Me Now? - Green Building Acoustics for LEED Indoor Environment Quality

  • Thursday, June 07, 2012
  • 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM
  • KJWW Engineering Consultants, 231 South LaSalle (Clark St Entrance), 6th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604
  • 50

Registration

  • This discounted price is for full-time students only.

Please note that registration is non-refundable.
If you experience any registration difficulties or have questions please contact our office at 312-245-8300.

This program has been canceled but will be rescheduled for later this year.

Join the USGBC - Illinois Chicago Branch for Can You Hear Me Now - Integrating Green Building Acoustics for LEED Indoor Environment Quality (Approved for 1.5 GBCI CE and AIA LU|HSW|SD hours)

Modern building design utilizes advances in systems, materials, manufacturing, and construction techniques to produce buildings that use less energy, with materials that are more sensitive to our environment (both inside and out).  However, acoustics, noise, and vibration issues are on the rise.  There is a perception that a sustainable building is ‘harder’ and ‘noisier’ than traditional buildings.  Building designers and owners must be aware of these potential issues in the design of new buildings and ensure that designs incorporate the necessary features to address them. 

This seminar explores the acoustical criteria in LEED and how these apply to architectural and engineering design.  Course participants will first develop a common understanding of acoustical concepts via a brief introduction to basic theory including live demonstration, and then will dive into the criteria established in LEED for Schools, LEED for Healthcare, and the pilot credit for acoustics.   

Agenda
5:15pm - 5:30pm
  Security Check-In
5:30pm – 6:00pm  Registration and Networking including light appetizers
6:00pm – 7:15pm  Program Presentation
7:15pm – 7:30pm  Questions and Open Discussion

Speakers:
Scott Bowman,
PE, LEED AP BD+C, KJWW Engineering Consultants
Jon Mooney, Senior Engineer, KJWW Engineering Consultants

Location:
KJWW Engineering Consultants, 231 South LaSalle (Clark St Entrance), 6th Floor, Chicago,  IL 60604  

For security reasons, please use Clark St Entrance.  Public parking is available at a lot located at Federal and Jackson.

Thank you to our Birch Sponsor KJWW Engineering Consultants!

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