Launched in 2012, “Green Voice” is the sustainable educational brand for NEWH. The success has been tremendous. Conferences around the country are looking to include NEWH Green Voice Conversations in their programs.
“Green Voice can bring together people from a variety of disciplines to create a unique conversation that appeals to everyone’s environmental common sense.”—DAVID MAHOOD
“When you come to a Green Voice seminar you are going to be hearing from experts in the field. I always come away from a Green Voice session with new insights and ideas that I can apply to my work.”—GARY GOLLA
Attend NEWH Green Voice Conversations at BDNY in the NEWH Booth November 12, 2017 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Enjoy lunch and engaging half-hour conversations with sustainable experts
Sunday, November 12th 11:00am-11:30am @ NEWH Booth
FITWEL: DESIGNING SPACES THAT ARE FIT FOR WELLBEING
Setting a benchmark for occupant health and wellbeing standards, Fitwel was developed by the CDC and GSA through a collaborative data analysis integration from over 3,000 medical and scientific research studies. Managed by the nonprofit Center for Active Design launch Fitwel, a cost-effective, high-impact building certification standard created with the vision for a healthier future where every building is enhanced to support occupant wellbeing. Come learn more about proven health and wellness strategies you should be implementing!
Speaker: Giselle Sebag, MPH, LEED AP, Fitwel Ambassador, Director of Programs at the Center for Active Design
Moderator: Brynn Kurtzman, Assoc. AIA, LEED® AP BD+C, and Technical Designer at Gensler DC
Sunday, November 12th 11:30am-12:00pm @ NEWH Booth
GREEN CHEMISTRY PRINCIPLES IN THEORY AND IN PRACTICE: HOW BIOMIMICRY AND GREEN CHEMISTRY CONVERGE TO INFLUENCE PRODUCT DESIGN
Green chemistry can shape sustainability-focused design. Since chemistry factors into all production equations, hear from the chemists who created and promoted these principles. Learn how to apply them to your next project.
Sunday, November 12th 12:00pm-12:30pm @ NEWH Booth
SUSTAINABLE LIGHTING DESIGN: UNDERSTANDING LED AND CONNECTED LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY TODAY
Lighting is everywhere people live, work, dine, shop and interact. Advances in lighting technology give both aesthetics and energy efficiency a boost. Explore how lighting programs can be designed to improve sustainability, livability, and productivity and promote these benefits to guests.
Sunday, November 12th 12:30pm-1:00pm @ NEWH Booth
THE NORM HOTEL, NEWH SUSTAINABLE HOSPITALITY DESIGN COMPETITION WINNERS STORY OF THEIR WINNING DESIGN
2017 NEWH Sustainable Hospitality Design Competition team project winners will showcase details of their winning project, The Norm Hotel.
Speaker: JunJie Liao, Interior Architecture student from Woodbury University in Burbank
Speaker: Arkgo Hsi Chen, Architecture major from University of British Columbia
Moderator: Michele Machado, Hostelling International USA; Community Engagement Manager – HI Portland Hawthorne Sustainable Travel International; Assessor