Green Building Design Principles & Embodied Carbon
Explore green design and construction principles behind high-performance buildings
November 24, 2022 | By Grace Bergen, CCCA
During this presentation,
we will explore the green design and construction principles behind
high-performance buildings, more specifically the different product green
certificates and how they connect with the various green building certification
systems. This will lead us into a deeper dive of LEED certification.
Finally, we will see how the choices made by Architects and Engineers can have
an impact on climate change and products available to minimize the building's
Luis Faria is a professional engineer with over 15 years of experience in
Building Science focused on Residential and Commercial construction, Hydrology
Analysis and O&G exploration in Canada and various countries across the
He resides in the Lower Mainland in BC with his family and works extensively
across Western Canada, helping the AEC community design and build low-carbon
and energy-efficient buildings, which also provide comfortable and healthy
living spaces for the occupants.
He's a member of various technical committees across the country and actively
engages with professionals that want to explore different aspects of insulation
choices and how it affects the overall performance of commercial and
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