Fire Safety in Green Buildings Webinar

fire safety in green buildings webcast








Presenter: Brian J. Meacham, Associate Professor, Fire Protection Engineering and Architectural Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Many new commercial facilities are being designed and constructed with an objective of achieving a “green building” certification. There are many sustainable building features and products that singly or together may have an impact on fire safety unless there is a design approach which mitigates those effects.

The Fire Safety in Green Buildings Webinar will cover the results of a study commissioned by the Fire Protection Research Foundation to develop a baseline of information on the intersection of “green building” design and fire safety. The study identified gaps and specific research needs associated with understanding and addressing fire risk and hazards with green building design.

Cost: FREE

Date:  6/26/14 12:30–2:00 (ET)

Who Will Benefit:
inspectors, engineers, architects, designers, risk managers, and fire service

Continuing Education Credit:
This session offers 0.2 CEU value.
Certificates of attendance are emailed to all session participants the day after the session.

Please verify applicability with your professional board before attending.


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