DEQ Webinar Series: Sustainable Buildings for All Part 1

Sustainable Buildings for All Webinar Series

Oregon DEQ invites you to join our upcoming webinar series on the Sustainable Buildings for All (SB4A) Incentive Framework. The SB4A framework was developed by a coalition of sustainability and equity experts and advocates. SB4A provides a template for local governments to incentivize, and therefore accelerate, the development of building projects in their communities that achieve high levels of environmental performance, social equity, and human and environmental health.

This four-part webinar series will provide an overview and some deeper dives into the framework, so local governments, industry partners, and community members can learn about the goals, structure, key elements, feasibility, and anticipated outcomes of the SB4A framework. 


Part 1: Introduction

September 27, 12:00-1:00 PM PT

Amanda Ingmire (Oregon DEQ) and Ante Vulin (Glumac) will introduce the SB4A framework. They will cover why the built environment is critical to addressing the climate, equity and health goals of your jurisdiction and provide an overview of the structure and key elements of the program.

Register for Part 1


Part 2: Model Frameworks

October 3, 12:00-1:00 PM PT

Jess Harris (City of Seattle) and Paul Roman (Arlington County) will provide an overview of their jurisdiction’s respective sustainable building incentive programs including key takeaways, lessons learned, and performance metrics.

Register for Part 2


Part 3: Certifications

October 17, 12:00-1:30 PM PT

Rebecca Heilig (Earth Advantage), Aubrie Christensen (ILFI), and Jennifer Gunby (USGBC) will each provide an overview of their organization and certifications that are included in the SB4A framework. Additional information will be provided about how to learn even more about each certification.

Register for Part 3


Part 4: Case Studies

October 31, 12:00-1:30 PM PT

The final webinar will feature the case studies highlighted in the SB4A report. Jennifer Nye (Salazar Architect), Alex Boetzel (GreenHammer) and Marc Brune (PAE) will present an overview of their project(s) and discuss their project(s) in relation to the proposed SB4A requirements and incentives.

Register for Part 4


Please contact Amanda Ingmire with any questions.

09/27/2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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