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Zero Net Water for Multifamily Buildings Forum at SPUR

Zero Net Water for Multifamily Buildings Forum at SPUR

The California water shortage and a building boom have provoked a demand to update building codes and design guidelines for the twenty-first century.

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Bill Worthen Speaking About Public Health, Public Spaces

Bill Worthen Speaking About Public Health, Public Spaces

The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco is hosting a panel discussion on Public Health, Public Spaces on Monday June 27 at 6:30 pm.

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Wolfgang Werner Attends 2016 National Energy Codes Conference

Wolfgang Werner Attends 2016 National Energy Codes Conference

Earlier this year, I attended the 2016 National Energy Codes Conference in Tucson. As a Conquer the Energy Code instructor for Urban Green Council, I felt sufficiently interested in the subject to make the trip to sunny Arizona.

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Urban Fabrick Hires Richman Neumann as BIM Technology Associate

Urban Fabrick Hires Richman Neumann as BIM Technology Associate

Urban Fabrick, Inc., a sustainability consulting and communications company, is pleased to announce that Richman Neumann has joined the team as BIM Technology Associate in our San Francisco office.

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Getting to a Zero Carbon Building Sector

Getting to a Zero Carbon Building Sector

Ann Edminster, an Urban Fabrick principal collaborator, recently participated in a conference that brought together cities, states and building experts to discuss what’s needed to create a net zero building stock in North America.

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Wastewater Becomes a Resource in Silicon Valley Event

Wastewater Becomes a Resource in Silicon Valley Event

Bill Worthen, founding Principal of Urban Fabrick Inc., recently spoke at a gathering of building and design professionals interested in water reuse in Silicon Valley.

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Bill Worthen Speaking About Net Zero Water in Silicon Valley

Bill Worthen Speaking About Net Zero Water in Silicon Valley

Despite a years-long drought in California and ever-expanding global climate change policy initiatives, barriers exist to achieve Net Zero Water in Silicon Valley, an epicenter for innovation and disruptive technologies.

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Bill Worthen Speaking About Sustainable Hospitality by Design

Bill Worthen Speaking About Sustainable Hospitality by Design

Bill Worthen, founding principal at Urban Fabrick, will be participating in an interactive session about Sustainable Hospitality by Design at the Stay Green Forum 2016 on Wednesday, February 17 from 2-3:30.

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Bill Worthen Leading a Deep Dive into Onsite Water Reuse for IFMA Silicon Valley

Bill Worthen Leading a Deep Dive into Onsite Water Reuse for IFMA Silicon Valley

What do you know about water reuse? Your office, home or your next project very likely has a water source or two that can be used for non-potable applications, but can you permit it?

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Panama, Prisons, and a Journey Towards Human Rights

Panama, Prisons, and a Journey Towards Human Rights

The call from a Panamanian vice minister caught me off guard. Could I help with their assignment to replace a decrepit, abusive, crumbling old prison with a facility that would allow for real respect for prisoners’ human rights?

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