TB - Coffee Cup WEBINAR - Best Practices Stormwater

  • 02 Apr 2013
  • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Tampa Bay Trane - 902 N. Himes Avenue, Tampa, FL 33609
  • 26

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TAMPA BAY BRANCH WEBINAR
BRING YOUR COFFEE CUP
FREE Attendance
CEU's for CHAPTER MEMBERS ONLY
Please Join Us
Tuesday, April 2nd
  8:30 am til 10:00 am

This webinar will be held at
Tampa Bay Trane
902 N. Himes Ave, Tampa, FL 33609

LEED 259: Best of Greenbuild: Multi-Variate Study of Stormwater BMPs


Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) are systems that capture stormwater runoff near the point of generation, slow runoff rates, increase infiltration, and remove pollutants. Completed in March 2011, the BNIM Team’s research of BMP performance examines rain gardens, infiltration basins, and stormwater treatment trains in the Midwest.  Research conclusions include the analysis of BMP performance, the evaluation of vegetation and soil composition, and recommended design modifications to improve treatment, infiltration, and storage.

Session Objectives
  • To promote the use of Best Management Practices for integrating stormwater management into landscape designs
  • Explore how sustainable design features such as BMP layout, soils, and vegetation affect the performance of the system for managing water and removing pollutants
  • To determine what level of maintenance standards affect the success of the systems
  • To share lessons learned to help improve site designs for LEED stormwater credits

This session is approved for 1.5 hours of LEED Specific (BD+C, ND) GBCI hours as well as 1.5 AIA/CES LU/HSW/SD hours.


Chapter members free -- Guests who want CEUs $15
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1.5 Hours CE's - GBCI LEED AP CEs




 


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