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  • Peter Pinchot Presents on Climate Smart Forests and Green Construction
    by Katherine McCusker on October 22, 2021 at 4:53 pm

    Peter Pinchot, Co-Founder and CEO of Whole Forest gave a talk titled, “Climate Smart Forests and Green Construction: Designing with Biogenic Carbon to Achieve Climate Positive Structures”. Whole Forest, based in Ecuador, presents a model of sustainable forestry, community partnership and the creation of wood products that support rainforest conservation.   Links Whole Forest The post Peter Pinchot Presents on Climate Smart Forests and Green Construction appeared first on Building and Construction Technology.

  • We’re Hiring: Assistant Professor in Advanced Building Technologies
    by Alexander Schreyer on October 22, 2021 at 2:59 pm

    Effective immediately, we are seeking qualified applicants for the following position in BCT: Assistant Professor – Advanced Building Technologies Apply now Job no: 510501 Work type: Faculty Full Time Location: UMass Amherst Department: Environmental Conservation Union: MSP Categories: College of Natural Sciences About UMass Amherst UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth’s flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full The post We’re Hiring: Assistant Professor in Advanced Building Technologies appeared first on Building and Construction Technology.

  • Ruth Ann Norton Presents on the Importance of Health and Racial Equity in Housing
    by Katherine McCusker on September 24, 2021 at 1:35 pm

    Ruth Ann Norton, President & CEO of Green & Healthy Homes Initiative, delivered the first of the Fall 2021 BCT Lecture Series… in person! Ms. Norton spoke about how substandard, energy inefficient housing has disproportionately impacted Black and Brown Americans because of the legacy of racist and discriminatory housing policies. These policies paired with historical The post Ruth Ann Norton Presents on the Importance of Health and Racial Equity in Housing appeared first on Building and Construction Technology.