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Deep Dive into Net Zero Water at the R.W. Kern Center
October 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
The New England Living Building Collaborative is presenting a series of webinars on how water management, water efficiency, and water and energy nexus concepts can be incorporated into project planning, design, construction and operation.
The first webinar of the series, will focus on the R.W. Kern Center, at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA as a case study. The R.W. Kern Center received Living Building Challenge (LBC) certification, with a very robust means of addressing the LBC’s water petal needs, without connection to the municipal sewer.
Bruner/Cott’s Christopher Nielson, AIA, CPHC, LEED AP will be speaking with Sara Draper, director at the R.W. Kern Center, Chris Chamberland, principal civil engineer at Berkshire Design Group, and Bruce Douglas, Vice President at Natural Systems Utilities.
Learning objectives include:
What is net zero water?
What are the benefits of net zero water to the building owner and user(s)?
How can proactive planning and permitting achieve net zero outcomes in building design?
How net water is integrated in to site and building design?