AIA and Architecture 2030 launch AIA+2030 online series to help architects meet 2030 challenge targets

Submitted by digital on Mon, 08/03/2015 - 15:37
{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[],"markups":[["a",["href","https:\/\/\/courses\/aia2030-online-series-course-1-2030-challenge-goals-and-design-processes","target","_new"]],["a",["href","http:\/\/\/aiaplus2030","target","_new"]],["a",["href","http:\/\/\/"]],["a",["href","http:\/\/\/","target","_new"]],["a",["href","http:\/\/\/arch2030","target","_new"]],["a",["href","https:\/\/\/Architecture2030","target","_new"]],["b"],["a",["href","https:\/\/\/","target","_new"]]],"sections":[[1,"h3",[[0,[],0,"For immediate release"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Washington, D.C. \u2013 September\n3, 2015 \u2013 The American Institute of Architects (AIA), in partnership with\nArchitecture 2030 and AIA Seattle, today launched the "],[0,[0],1,"first course"],[0,[],0," in the new "],[0,[1],1,"AIA+2030 Online Series"],[0,[],0,", an educational program aimed at providing AIA\nmembers and other design professionals with the high-performance building\nknowledge necessary to meet the 2030 Challenge targets."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Sponsored\nby Autodesk and delivered through AIAU, the AIA\u2019s online education portal, the\nten one-hour courses of the Online Series are based on the highly successful\nAIA+2030 Professional Series that has been offered to over 30% of AIA\u0027s membership\nin 25 markets throughout the United States."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"An AIA and\nArchitecture 2030 co-production, the AIA+2030 Online Series helps design\nprofessionals create buildings that meet the energy efficiency targets of\nArchitecture 2030\u2019s 2030 Challenge, offering strategies to reach a minimum of a\n70% reduction in building energy consumption and fossil fuel greenhouse gas\nemissions today, ramping up to new buildings using no greenhouse gas emitting\nfossil fuel energy by 2030."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"These energy\nconsumption reductions results in significant savings in energy costs, and the\nability to design such high-performing buildings provide firms with\ncapabilities that set them apart in the marketplace."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"The AIA+2030\nOnline Series goes beyond theory-based education by providing practitioners\nwith actionable tools and methodologies that directly impact building design\nand performance."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"\u201cThis is the\nfirst comprehensive program in the U.S. that educates the architectural\nprofession in specific design and technology applications to reduce energy\nconsumption and carbon emissions,\u201d said Edward Mazria, Architecture 2030\nFounder and CEO."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"\u201cAs we move\ntowards the necessary phase out of greenhouse gas emissions from the built\nenvironment by 2050, the AIA+2030 Online Series is a great way for the design\ncommunity, wherever they might be, to learn the key skills that they need to\ndesign next-generation buildings,\u201d he continued."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"\u201cIn order to make significant progress towards\nenergy reduction targets, we\u2019re acting to increase energy literacy within the\nprofession,\u201d said AIA EVP \/ CEO, Robert Ivy, FAIA. \u201cThis series will help\nshowcase the power that early conceptual analysis has to increase the ability\nof architects to build bottom-line value into their design projects.\u201d"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Twenty-five\nAIA Chapters and organizations from across North America have currently offered\nthe in\u00ad-person AIA+2030 Professional Series, which was created by the\nAmerican Institute of Architects Seattle and Architecture 2030, with\nsupport from the City of Seattle and Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance. The\ncomplementary AIA+2030 Online Series will have the potential to reach more than\n80,000 geographically diverse design professionals in all 286 AIA Chapters,\nproviding them with the knowledge needed to achieve the 2030 Challenge."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"The second and\nthird courses of the AIA+2030 Online Series are slated for release this fall\nand the remaining courses will be released incrementally, with the full series\navailable by the summer of 2016."]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"\n"]]],[1,"h3",[[0,[],0,"About the American Institute of Architects"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Founded in 1857, the American Institute of Architects consistently works to\ncreate more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings,\nneighborhoods, and communities. Through nearly 300 state and local chapters,\nthe AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public\nwell-being. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest\nprofessional standards. The AIA provides members with tools and resources to\nassist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and\ngovernment leaders and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing\nour communities, institutions, nation and world. For more, visit "],[0,[2],1,""],[0,[],0,"."]]],[1,"h3",[[0,[],0,"About Architecture 2030"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Architecture\n2030 is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit research organization with a mission to rapidly\ntransform the built environment from the major contributor of greenhouse gas\n(GHG) emissions to a central part of the solution to the climate and energy\ncrises. Architecture 2030 pursues two primary objectives: (1) the dramatic\nreduction in global fossil fuel consumption and GHG emissions of the built\nenvironment by changing the way cities, communities, infrastructure, and\nbuildings, are planned, designed, and constructed and, (2) the regional\ndevelopment of an adaptive, resilient built environment that can manage the\nimpacts of climate change, preserve natural resources, and access low-cost,\nrenewable energy resources."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Website: "],[0,[3],1,""],[0,[],0,". Twitter: "],[0,[4],1,"@arch2030"],[0,[],0,".\nFacebook: "],[0,[5],1,"Architecture2030"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[6],1,"\n"]]],[1,"h3",[[0,[],0,"About the Seattle Chapter of the American Institute of Architects"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Founded in\n1894, "],[0,[7],1,"AIA\nSeattle"],[0,[],0," is a not-for-profit professional association of architects,\nallied professionals, and laypeople. AIA Seattle provides the architecture\ncommunity with resources and relationships to make a difference through design.\nWe open doors, provide connections, keep our members and the public informed,\nand demonstrate our commitment to great design as the key ingredient for\nlivable, sustainable places."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n"]]]]}
Online Series is based on the successful in-person AIA+2030 Professional Series
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launched the first course in the new AIA+2030 Online Series
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