[SPN-Discussion] GreenHomeNYC: Indoor Air Quality Presentation - Next Tuesday - 6:30PM

Jaime Alvarez jalvarezvega at gmail.com
Wed Apr 13 06:29:03 PDT 2016


GreenHomeNYC has put together an upcoming event on the subject of indoor
air quality.

One of the speakers is a doctor who's done about 20 years worth of research
and did a study in the South Bronx
 that showed that moving to green affordable housing significantly improves
asthma symptoms in children and decreases health care utilization, such as
having to go to emergency rooms for asthma incidents.

*Date:* Tuesday, April 19, 2016

*Time: *6:30-8:00pm

*Place:* Steven Winter Associates

307 7th Ave, New York, NY 10001

Suite #1901

Click here to get your ticket

*Our full list of speakers will be:*

*Dr. Elizabeth Garland*

Associate Professor – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Elizabeth Garland, MD, MS is an Associate Professor in the Departments of
Preventive Medicine (DPM) and Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at
Mount Sinai. She is the Director of the Division of General Preventive
Medicine and Community Health in the DPM and is the Director of the General
Preventive Medicine Residency for 20 years. She is core faculty and the
Health Promotion Disease Prevention Track Leader in the Mount Sinai
Graduate Program in Public Health.

Dr. Garland studies the health impacts of Green building on health. One
study in the South Bronx demonstrated that moving to Green affordable
housing significantly improves asthma symptoms and decreases health care
utilization. Another study on active design looked at change in residents’
physical characteristics, exercise level and stair usage. For this project
she won the Steven Hooker Award for Outstanding Research in the field of
physical activity at 2015 American Public Health Association conference.

*Lauren Hildebrand*

Senior Sustainability Consultant at Steven Winter Associates

Lauren Hildebrand’s work focuses on sustainable and high performance
residential and commercial building design, construction, renovation, and
operation. Most recently she moderated the Healthy Buildings Roundtable at
the Parsons School.

At Steven Winter Associates she manages all air quality testing for the
firm,  collaborates with Enterprise Green Communities, Healthy Buildings
Network, Centek Labs, and various other clients/vendors to ensure the
proper specification of healthy building materials, pest control
management, non smoking guidelines, and active design activities.

Her expertise further includes: sustainable design integration; energy
performance testing; and implementing project certification for both
commercial and residential programs, such as LEED®, ENERGY STAR®, NYSERDA,
NJ Clean Energy, and Enterprise Green Communities. Awards presented to her
clients include the 2013 USGBC NJ Urban Green Project Award.

*Bill Walsh*

Founder and Executive Director of the Healthy Building Network

Bill Walsh has provided the long-term vision for the Healthy Building
Network since February 2000. Previously he held leadership positions with
Greenpeace USA and staff attorney positions with the U.S. Public Interest
Research Group and the Institute for Public Representation of Georgetown
University Law Center. He holds a JD from Northeastern University School of
Law and LLM in Public Interest Advocacy from Georgetown University.

Thank you,







212 254 7060 ext. 606

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