New Classes Available from the creators of the Living Building Challenge

The people who brought the Living Building Challenge into the world have a series of useful education events coming up. If you are curious about Net Zero buildings or already deeply involved in the topic, or want a deeper dive into the world of Living Buildings and a Living Future, one or more of these will be of value to you.

February 3, 2016 | 9:00 - 10:00am PST | ONLINE 
Introduction to the Energy Petal is intended to signal a new age of design, wherein the built environment relies solely on renewable forms of energy and operates year round in a pollution-free manner. In this 1-hour overview of the Energy Petal, participants will gain an understanding of the strategies and behavior change needed to achieve NZEB Certification. Appropriate for anyone working in the building industry, participants should already have an understanding of the Living Building Challenge. They should be familiar with the Standard and the Imperatives and Petal structure of the Challenge. The session will highlight successful examples of innovative projects, identifying innovative stories of how projects have been successful in changing the energy marketplace.

March 15, 2016 | 12:00pm PST | ONLINE 
Understanding the Living Building Challenge - Online Workshop, dedicated to the exchange of technical expertise, bold strategies and provocative case studies—all aimed at accelerating the global shift toward Net Positive Energy and Water buildings and communities. Register now!

May 11 - 13, 2016 | Seattle, WA
Living Future 2016
Celebrate ten years of truly sustainable design at Living Future 2016. Transparency is a pathway to authenticity. Design must be more than beautiful or functional; it must also be purposeful.