02/25/2020: LIVE INTERACTIVE WEBINAR, Passive Design Approaches for Mission Critical Facilities, Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 12pm-2pm Eastern
Recognize the need for resilience and redundancy in mission critical facilities
Explain the importance of implementing both mechanical power applications and passive design strategies in mission critical facilities and how this can avoid negative impacts to the health and safety of the public
Develop reasoning to understand which passive design approaches work best based on microclimate and local conditions
Through case studies, comprehend the most common passive design considerations used in mission critical facilities to ensure energy requirements are maintained at a level that safeguards the wellbeing of building occupants
Dr. Young currently works as a Military Master Planner with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in the Planning, Environmental, and Regulatory Branch. Dr. Young is involved in a variety of work including a wide range of military planning, programming, and design projects. Project Management experience ranges from installation design guides to campus master plans. Projects also focus on the impacts of development on human health and the environment, and improvements through better siting, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of military projects.
Dr. Young is also an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, School of Architecture. She teaches master’s level landscape architecture design studio course(s).