Building resilience, one development at a time
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Communication and informatics
Environmental health sciences
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Discuss the role of the private sector in prioritizing green building design decisions that will enhance neighborhood resilience to climatic events.
Keyword(s): Climate Change, Healthy Buildings
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been principal or co-principal of multiple projects developing climate change vulnerability assessments climate change and environmental public health indicators. I am a registered architect and green building expert. And, I am collaborating with the U.S. Green Building Council to develop an online decision support tool to raise awareness among design professionals of a project site's localized vulnerability to specific climatic events.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.