Sustainability Committee

The Sustainability Technical Committee focuses on sustainability issues in the National Capital Section. The American Society of Civil Engineer’s Code of Ethics states:

“Sustainable development is the challenge of meeting human needs for natural resources, industrial products, energy, food, transportation, shelter, and effective waste management while conserving and protecting environmental quality and the natural resource base essential for future development.”

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The Sustainability Technical Committee focuses on sustainability issues in the National Capital Section. The American Society of Civil Engineer’s Code of Ethics states:

Sustainable development is the challenge of meeting human needs for natural resources, industrial products, energy, food, transportation, shelter, and effective waste management while conserving and protecting environmental quality and the natural resource base essential for future development.

 

Upcoming Events:

 

 


Recent Events:

March 2014 - ASCE – National Capital Section

Sustainable Project of the Year

To Be Announced at ASCE-NCS Annual Awards Banquet

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 @ 6:00 PM

Dinner Meeting at Arlington Hilton in Arlington, VA

 


 

April 2014 - ASCE–NCS Sustainability Keynote

Design and Construction of the William Jack Hernandez

Sport Fish Hatchery in Anchorage, AK;

(First Certified Envision™ Project) 

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 @ 6:00 PM

Dinner Meeting at Arlington Hilton in Arlington, VA

 

  • April 25-27, 2014 – EPA P3 Design Expo, Washington, DC
  • May 2014 – Site Tour – ASCE National Headquarters (LEED O&M Gold Certification), Reston, VA

ASCE NCS Sustainability Committee Meeting

2013 Keynote Speaker and Presentation

  • Courtney Lorenz, LEED AP BD+C, Director of Environmental Management for Skanska USA.  Ms. Lorenz spoke about the current state of sustainability in Civil and Building construction operations
  • Previous Year Speakers and Presentations

2013 Sustainability Project of the Year Award:

  • District of Columbia Department of Transportation (DDOT), Washington, DC, for its 11th Street Bridges over the Anacostia River project
  • Previous Year Speakers and Presentations