Bright Power Speaks on Active Design and the LEED Physical Activity Innovation Credit


Jon Braman joins this panel to describe the application of Active Design Guidelines in the development of Via Verde/The Green Way.

High-Performance Building Salon: Active Design & the LEED Physical Activity Innovation Credit (April 14th, 2011)
(Knoll Showroom, 76 Ninth Avenue, 11th Fl, NY, NY)

Active Design – Take the Stairs: Following the release of New York City’s highly acclaimed Active Design Guidelines, several recent projects have applied active design principles through use of a LEED Innovation Credit.  Join us for a brief overview of the Active Design Guidelines, as well as a series of presentations on projects that have incorporated the LEED ID credit and are recognized by the USGBC for promoting health and physical activity.

Highlighted projects will include: Riverside Health Center, Manhattan. Via Verde / The Green Way, Bronx, New York City Police Academy, Queens

Moderator: Suzanne Nienaber, Training Coordinator, NYC Center for Active Design

Jon Braman, Multifamily Building Analyst, Bright Power, Inc.
Sean Fischer, Deputy Director, Built Environment Program, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Craig Graber, Associate, Perkins+Will
Joyce Lee, Director, Active Design Program, NYC Department of Design and Construction

Schedule: 6:00 – 6:30 pm: Reception; 6:30 – 8:00 pm: Presentation

$10 Urban Green Members
$15 Non-Members
$10 Students (must show valid ID at the door)

CEUs: AIA Continuing Education Credit: HSW/SD 1.5 (AIA credits may also be used by NY State Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors – see Section 17 & 18 on the NY State Professional Engineering page)