Green Building with Stone webinar
Learn about the many inherent green qualities of natural stone
By Tim O’Toole
The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) will present Green Building with Stone on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at 10:00 AM CDT.
This webinar will provide attendees with an overview of the history and reasons for using, as well as the difference between sourced and locally harvested stone. The many inherent green qualities of natural stone, industry capabilities relative to protecting the environment as well as the effect of technology advances on stone’s green factors will be reviewed. Industry best practices related to quarry selection and life-cycle, as well as construction best practices will be highlighted. The presentation will include numerous practical tips and case studies.
- Gain knowledge related to the reasons for using stone yesterday and today
- Identify the attributes that make natural stone a modern green building material
- Understand the Industry Sustainability Assessment Standard
- Explain industry and construction best practices for using natural stone on a sustainable project.
Mason contractors registered for Masonry Certification will receive 1.00 credit upon completion of this course.
Register for Green Building with Stone.
Visit www.masoncontractors.org/live for a full schedule of MCAA’s Live Webinar Series.
About the Author
Tim O’Toole is the Director of Marketing, Education, and Information Technology for the MCAA. He has a Masters in Business Administration from Webster University and has worked in the masonry industry since 2003.