REGREEN Workshops

Register now for REGREEN workshops at Dwell on Design!

 

The ASID Foundation and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)have partnered on the development of REGREEN, the nation's first sustainable residential remodeling guidelines. The program is designed for use by residential designers, construction professionals and homeowners alike, and includes best practice guidelines and targeted educational resources for sustainable residential improvement projects.

Presenter:

  • Annette K. Stelmack, Allied ASID, LEED AP BD+C, Sustainable Design Consultant at Inspirit-llc and co-author of Sustainable Residential Interiors

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 19

 

REGREEN: IMPLEMENTATION WORKSHOP
8 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Register Online
LA Hotel Downtown; 333 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

The REGREEN Implementation Workshop addresses the industry-specific challenges interior designers face when renovating a client space. Building on foundational knowledge from the REGREEN Guidelines, the workshop employs faculty-led instruction and team charrettes to prepare designers to identify, evaluate and implement strategies to green their projects. It is the capstone course in the REGREEN Trained™ certificate program and offers 0.8 HSW CEU (IDCEC), which can also be used for LEED CMP. The workshop is taught by Annette Stelmack, Allied ASID, LEED AP BD+C, sustainable design consultant at Inspirit-llc and co-author of Sustainable Residential Interiors.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 20

 

REGREEN: INTRODUCTION TO THE REGREEN RESIDENTIAL REMODELING PROGRAM
11 a.m. | Room 304 A | Register Online

Green remodeling is the design and construction of projects that reduce the environmental impacts of renovation and utilize non-toxic materials for healthy, high-performing interiors. Explore REGREEN©, the green residential remodeling program that emphasizes whole-house system thinking, professional integration, and green design methodologies.

 

 

REGREEN: CLIENT EDUCATION AND STAKEHOLDER INVOLVEMENT
Noon | Room 304 A | Register Online

Engaging the homeowner helps the designer determine the client’s awareness level of green remodeling, commitment to sustainability, and lifestyle preferences. This session investigates the language of sustainability and effective approaches to engaging and educating the client.

 

 

REGREEN: MATERIAL SELECTION AND THE SPECIFICATION PROCESS
1 p.m. | Room 304 A | Register Online

Defining and communicating unambiguous design and materials specifications is a vital step in ensuring that a project achieves established health and environmental goals and objectives. Expand upon the strategies found in the REGREEN Residential Remodeling Guidelines© and explore the details of the designer’s role in creating effective design and materials directives.

 

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 21

 

REGREEN: INTEGRATED PROJECT DESIGN AND DELIVERY
2 p.m. | Room 304 A | Register Online

Integrated project design encourages shared responsibility and participation from all design-build team members working on a building or a renovation project. Explore the integrated design process that helps keep stakeholders focused on a mutually agreed upon mission statement.

 

 

REGREEN: HEALTH IMPACTS OF BUILDINGS AND INTERIOR MATERIALS
3:30 p.m. | Room 304 A | Register Online

Adhering to building codes and safety standards is just one way interior designers protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public. Designers also research building materials and furniture, fixtures, and equipment that “first, do no harm.” Explore the impact of buildings on human health, examining classes of chemicals that adversely affect our endocrine, respiratory, and immune systems.