Learn about mandatory measures for embodied carbon that have been adopted into CalGreen, effective July 2024.
AIA CA Press Release: https://aiacalifornia.org/advocacy-updates/california-becomes-first-state-to-adopt-mandatory-measures-to-reduce-embodied-carbon/
Webly Bowles is an Associate Director of Codes and Policy at New Buildings Institute. As a licensed architect, her experience is in sustainable building and includes principles of design, construction, and operation. She has developed sustainable and energy efficiency building programs for global fortune 500 companies and state-wide programs alike, proving measurable results. At NBI, she brings her systems thinking approach to her work in the research and promotion of zero energy buildings. She interprets technical requirements to provide valuable high performance building guidance to design, construction, and operation professionals through presentations, resources, and tools. Before joining NBI in 2017, Webly worked as an energy analyst for MPower Oregon, a non-profit providing full-service energy efficiency upgrades to affordable multifamily housing in Oregon. She earned her Bachelor of Architecture degree from University of Oregon in 2003 and holds several sustainable building certifications.
Anish Tilak is a manager with RMI’s Carbon-Free Buildings program where he manages projects in the Pathways to Zero initiative. Anish applies a depth of industry experience and subject matter expertise to develop scalable approaches to decarbonize the built environment, with a current focus on building electrification and grid-interactive technologies.
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