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The time for “Do less harm” has passed. It’s time for the beginning of being; the beginning of a Living Future. Join us next April for Living Future 2015. We’ll explore a genuine sense of place and community as the bellwether of truly restorative design.

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Friday, April 3 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Honesty Rules in the New Materials Economy: Transparency, Accessibility, and Transformational Change

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Do you need more experience with utilizing search tools to find meaningful transparency data to assist you in finding materials for your LBC project? After hearing testaments making the case for transparency from a sustainability expert in manufacturing, a building products management guru, and a design professional, attendees will partake in a simulation exercise in which they will select the most appropriate building materials for a project after learning how to evaluate and compare Declare labels. The exercise will help participants understand the benefits of Declare, as well as develop the skills needed to compare transparency information for similar products.

If you are interested in attending this session, we advise you bring a tablet or laptop in order to participate hands-on.

Speakers
avatar for Rochelle Routman

Rochelle Routman

Director of Sustainability, Mohawk Group
Rochelle Routman is Mohawk’s Director of Sustainability, where she is leading the Mohawk Flooring division in its sustainability endeavors. Prior to joining Mohawk, she held sustainability leadership positions in the electric utility and aeronautics industries, as well as public service. She holds a B.S. from UGA and an M.S. in Public Policy from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She is a registered Professional Geologist, a Certified... Read More →
avatar for Brent Trenga

Brent Trenga

Director of Sustainability, GreenWizard
Brent holds a degree in Architecture from Penn State University including a year at the Sedi de Roma Design Studio in Rome. His professional practice focused on mixed use urban infill, projects in coastal environments, educational facilities and Modular Housing. Mr. Trenga’s role at GreenWizard allows him to oversee the innovation of product management software solution and ensure adherence to third-party accreditation standards and changes... Read More →
avatar for Lauren Wallace

Lauren Wallace

Certifications Department Manager, Epsten Group
Lauren Wallace is the Certifications Department Manager at The Epsten Group, Inc., where she trains and manages a group of over 30 thought-leaders in sustainability, consulting on thousands of inspiring projects in more than 50 countries. Ms. Wallace has a degree in Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology with certificates in City + Regional Planning and Marketing. Ms. Wallace has been an LBC Ambassador since 2009, she is the LBC... Read More →



Friday April 3, 2015 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Ravenna Room Sheraton Hotel

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