Protecting Indoor Spaces from Outdoor Pollution
We welcome your participation, and your knowledge, creativity, connections, and insight!
On Thursday evening, Decemmber 4, we will blend local brew and wine, food and networking, presentations and dialogue, and conclude with a brainstorm to identify possible initiatives which respond to needs in southwestern Pennsylvania.
The full-day session on Friday, December 5, is a working session. It will move a number of proposed initiatives forward with a clear framework for action.
SW Pennsylvania Context: Outdoor Pollutants & Health Impacts
– Phil Johnson, The Heinz Endowments
Highlights: ROCIS White Papers Addressing Homes & Commercial Buildings
– Don Fugler & Tom Philips, ROCIS
More than a dozen short presentations from local leaders
Monitoring, Mitigating, & Mobilizing Resources to Improve Air Quality
Synergies, Monitoring, Lessons Learned, & Initiatives
Initiative proposals with actionable objectives, that:
Ø Can be achieved within a 2-3 year window
Ø Combine experience, equipment, and potential new resources
Ø Build on our unique needs and opportunities
Ø Serve as models to clarify best practice
Ø Include demonstrations or field research
Ø Ensure continued improvement through rapid feedback
Ø Enable widespread distribution of the data and lessons learned
Invest, build, collaborate - help to lay a foundation for actions – actions that have the potential to protect people in indoor spaces from outside air, water, and soil contaminants.
East End Cooperative Ministry (EECM) Community House
Great Hall (Harvard Street entrance)
6140 Station Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
representing a broad base of SWPA stakeholders, including:
Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD)
Conservation Consultants, Inc. (CCI)
G.A. Wozniak & Associates
Green Building Alliance (GBA)
Group Against Smog & Pollution (GASP)
GTECH Strategies, ReEnergize Pgh
Inspired Business Development (IBD)
The Kobet Collaborative
Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
Women for a Healthy Environment (WHE)
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