Continuing Education

Through the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning, we are hosting FREE online courses for American Institute of Architects (AIA) Learning Units (LU).

Primer Course: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 @ 12pm 

This course provides an overview for New York State building professionals about the state of resilience research for the building sector. Earn 1 LU/HSW credit.

Climate Hazard Profiles: Thursday, April 18, 2019 @ 12pm

This report provides information on the historical, current, and potential future impacts of climate change on the built environment. Earn 1 LU/HSW credit.

Regional Costs of Climate Hazards: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 @ 12pm

This course builds on the work of the original 2011 ClimAID report published by NYSERDA and its corresponding update released in 2014.2. The analysis presented here adds to the growing body of knowledge about adapting buildings for a changing climate. Earn 1 LU/HSW credit.

Climate Resilience Strategy Pt 1:  Thursday, April 25, 2019 @ 12pm

Changing climate conditions, including increases in temperature and precipitation, may increase the likelihood of climate hazard events including hurricanes and tropical storms, flooding, severe storms, winter storms, wildfire, sea level rise, heat waves, and pest infestations. This first of a two part course, aims to give an overview of climate resilience strategies, while also providing links and references that would allow participants to dig deeper and access more specific information. Earn 1 LU/HSW credit.

Climate Resilience Strategy Pt 2: RESCHEDULED Tuesday, May 14, 2019 @ 12pm

This second part of the course, aims to give an overview of climate resilience strategies, while also providing links and references that would allow participants to dig deeper and access more specific information. Earn 1 LU/HSW credit.

Modeling the Impacts of Climate Change: RESCHEDULED Thursday, May 16, 2019 @ 12pm

This course covers the results of five energy modeling case studies based on the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) report “Climate change and the indoor environment: impacts and adaptation” and the NYSERDA New Construction Program (NCP) Simulation Guidelines. Earn 1 LU/HSW credit.

Click links above for registration. AIA LU/HSW available with each webinar through U.S. Green Building Council! Find out more about B/a+p Resilient Buildings Lab and read full reports here.

Please contact the Resilient Buildings Labs for questions or concerns.