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The GreenHome Institute’s – “Green Affordable Housing – State by State Review”
September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
About this event
GreenHome Institute member BlueGreen Alliance Foundation has released the Green Low Income Housing Tax Credit Score card for each state. Please join us to review a quick overview of the main green certification programs used in these state programs and how states can integrate health, energy efficiency, working conditions and racial equity into their Qualified Allocation Plans (QAPs). Learn how you can help get engaged with your states process to encourage this work, get involved in it and make your state better.
Continuing Education Units (CEUS) 1 hour in
- Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI)
- Building Performance Institute (BPI) NonWholeHouse
- Submitted for American Institute of Architects – AIA (LU)
- Certified Green Professional (NARI & CGP)
- Certified GreenHome Professional (CGHP) Pillar(s): Energy, Health, Materials, Water, Place
- State Architect / Builder License may be applicable
- Passive House Consultant US (CPHC)
Speakers: GABBY DAVIS | PROGRAM ASSOCIATE & JEFF HURLEY |State Initiatives Manager , BUILDING CLEAN
Jeff is the State Initiatives Manager at BlueGreen Alliance and is based in Chicago, IL. Jeff leads policy development and implementation for the Building Clean program and advances state-level policy opportunities in targeted states.
Prior to joining BGA, Jeff worked at the National Conference of State Legislatures, where as a Director of State-Federal Affairs he managed NCSL’s legislative agenda for budget and revenue systems and coordinated the association’s state-local fiscal relations.
Jeff received his BA from Indiana University and obtained a master’s degree in Political Management from the George Washington University.
Gabby works as a Program Associate with the Building Clean team and is from Manahawkin, NJ. She recently graduated from Rowan University, Class of 2021 with a BA in Environmental and Sustainability Studies, a BS in Community and Environmental Planning, as well as certificates of undergraduate study in Food Systems Planning and Sustainable Urbanism.
Prior to BGAF, Gabby worked as an undergraduate research assistant researching topics such as emotional geographies, environmental humanities, biophilia, and worked to integrate a food and health equity grant into the community of Glassboro, NJ. She also interned at Land Dimensions Engineering creating sustainability standards in construction to be implemented across NJ municipalities while designing methods to educate contractors on these sustainable standards. Additionally, she worked part time doing HVAC construction, mainly crafting and installing duct work. Gabby’s hobbies consist of kayaking and swimming in the various bodies of water scattered across the Northeast as well as hiking in different National and State parks and forests.
Gabby works to understand the connection between the built environment and its influence on the surrounding population through the lens of biophilic urbanism. She works towards the Building Clean initiative by researching certified healthy building materials, affordable housing and how those variables can impact public health inequities. Gabby is looking forward to working towards the common goal of creating a more sustainable and equitable future in the United States.