Understanding the Living Building Challenge

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Friday, September 20, 2013 9:00AM - 3:30PM


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PG&E Pacific Energy Center

851 Howard St
San Francisco, CA

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This workshop provides a 6-hour in-depth introduction to the Living Building Challenge. Attendees are the green building leaders in their community: design professionals, contractors, developers, owners, government officials and employees of public agencies. In short, anyone and everyone who can impact the development of the built environment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the key components of the Living Building Challenge
  • Discuss the rationale for restorative design principles
  • Understand successful strategies for compliance with each performance area
  • Recognize financial, regulatory and behavioral barriers andincentives related to high performance design
  • Describe the Living Building Challenge Community resources and certification process


  • 6 AIA Learning Units
  • 6 GBCI Continuing Education hours
  • Instruction from expert faculty
  • Morning coffee and lunch provided



U.S. Green Building Council -
North California Chapter

560 Mission St. Suite 900
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 659-9404
Email: info@usgbc-ncc.org