By USGBC MA
The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix has created an innovative model for an interdisciplinary approach to health sciences education and research. The new iconic copper-clad Health Sciences Education Building, a $135 million dollar medical school in downtown Phoenix, will support the colleges of medicine, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, and biomedical informatics for the University of Arizona. The new LEED certified building will educate the healthcare workforce of tomorrow.
The intended audience for this course includes architects, engineers, contractors, owners, and other design professionals. Course participants will examine the role of the contractor in LEED implementation during construction, including lessons learned, personnel training, and documentation tips discussed by the construction team. In addition, course participants will learn about positive outcomes by utilizing the Integrated Design Process. Finally, participants will be treated to an in-depth building tour that highlights the design elements of the LEED project.
- Discuss how the integrated design approach affected the cost and design of the HSEB building
- Describe the role of the Contractor in LEED implementation during construction, including lessons learned, personnel training, and documentation tips discussed by the HSEB construction team
- Detail the MR and IEQ credits that the Contractor has a primary responsibility for during construction
- Explain the roles and responsibilities of various construction team members for the commissioning process as it relates to Enhanced Commissioning (EAc3)
- Articulate internal and external conditions of a project that can affect Increased Ventilation (IEQc2) Course outline: Not needed.
The Sustainability Hub
912 Main Street, MA, 01610.
Worcester, Massachusetts 01610
Sun, January 1, 2017
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST