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  • 00:30

    Nabwic Talks with Kiesha SameeUd-Deen, LEED AP

    in Women

    Kiesha has been a construction project manager of 17 plus years experience with extensive operational knowledge including financial management, schedule and material/labor resource management and team collaboration. I have worked for large to small general contractors as well as a small consulting firm.

    Kiesha's professional experience is primarily in commercial, multi-use residential and institutional construction management. Projects of note include the Baltimore NFL Stadium currently known as M&T Bank Stadium for the Baltimore Ravens, Court Building B for DC Superior Court, 22 West Condominiums, Network Solutions Headquarters relocation, Westory Annex Office Building, Hilton Washington Hotel Renovation, Hayes Street Apartments, Rosedale Community Center and the USAID Design Mobility Lab Tenant Improvement in the Ronald Reagan Building for International Trade.

    She also serve as a board member for Sarah’s Circle which is an independent living senior resident community in the Adams Morgan section of Ward 1 in Washington, DC serving extremely low income senior citizens. 

    Kiesha is very active in my church, First Baptist Church of Glenarden, and participate with various ministry including Prosperity Partners, Sisters in Discipleship and Willing Workers.

    She a native of Washington, DC and a graduate of the historic Paul Laurence Dunbar Senior High School. Also, she enjoys traveling, reading, attending live concerts and performing arts, going to the cinema, volunteering with my church, professional organization and Sarah’s Circle as well as visiting museums and other historical places.

  • 00:30

    Jason Kliwinski unravels LEED IV Greenest New Code

    in Business

    The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system is designed to make your building safer, thriftier to operate, and to keep your employees less poisoned and thus more productive.  Now LEED has published a new set of green designs that go straight to the core.  Host Bart Jackson talks with architect and environmental expert Jason Kliwinski about the new materials to be used in buildings that will improve the quality of worklife for us all.  Ask yourself, “Do I always feel sleepy about 2 p.m.?”  And, Is my building’s air intake vent right next to the loading dock – where the trucks sit with their engines running?”  Hmmm.


     

  • 00:59

    Affordable Housing Need to Implementation with Randy Rhoads

    in Real Estate

    Guest Randy Rhoads is an Architect with more than 28 years of experience in the design of residential, commercial/retail, educational, and governmental/ institutional projects.


     


    Randy is a Vice President / Project Architect at McCormack Baron Salazar where his main responsibility is to guide the physical plan from initial master plan conception through construction in order to guarantee a solution of a high-functioning, high-quality, well-designed, safe, connected community.


     


    Randy was the lead architect on a number of notable projects including:



    6 North in St. Louis, MO, the first multi-family, mixed-income building in the U.S. to incorporate universal design features into every unit. He was the lead project architect


     



    Tremont Pointe in Cleveland, OH, which was one of the first affordable housing developments to be awarded the Green Communities Criteria Certification


     



    University Place Homes in Memphis, TN, which achieved LEED for Homes Certification in 2009 and LEED-ND certification in 2010.


     



    Most recently, Mr. Rhoads led the design work on Legends Park West in Memphis, TN, which was awarded funding in 2009 under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s competitive ARRA 2009 Green Communities Program. Legends Park West has received Enterprise Green Community Criteria Certification and has earned Energy Star for Homes Certification.


    For mor information visit www.mccormackbaron.com 

  • 01:03

    The Green Guy

    in Self Help

    Tune in tonight the Georgia World Congress Center is the world’s largest convention center that is LEED Certified and Sustainability Manager, Tim Trefzer walks us through what it took to attain this status and how they are making progress daily to stay on the cutting edge and lead in this category of mammoth buildings.


    Next, Ree Sweeves is back to share more tips on how you can begin living a “zero waste” lifestyle and much, much more!


    Don't miss this show!


    Listen,Learn,Live!

  • 02:01

    Luxury Design and Big Plans for Brandon Smith LEED AP

    in Design

    Brandon Smith is one who "blazes the trail"  For 14 years he worked directly in corporate design, construction standards, LEED, critical facilities, classified information spaces, data centers and other techno-centric interiors.   Relationships with brands and a passion for media launched DCoop Media in 2013 to expand on brand awareness in the digital marketplace especially within interior design.   Then #DesignLux chat on Twitter skyrockeded from day one in the luxury design niche.  As happens with many successful entrepreneurs, this resulted in the launch of D'Lux Quarterly, a digital magazine.     Luxury travel editor of CarpePoints, contributing editor for DemandDesign ,Brandon's a recognized industry leader including Brizo and St Jude's Children's Hospital and of course lots of media coverage.   Brandon's worked with furniture giants Haworth and AIS. He's developed standards for SAIC, Bosley Medical, Accredited Home Lenders, the US Navy.

  • 00:17

    Jason Tapia - Architect

    in Business

    Jason Tapia AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, CDT is a registered architect in the states of Florida and New York. Jason earned a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University in 1997 and a Master of Science in Architecture Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2010. He has been practicing architecture for eighteen years and is a Principal at Building Center No. 3, a design firm that offers services in the disciplines of architecture, landscape and interiors. His areas of expertise include the design of buildings using life cycle assessment tools, building performance modeling and passive design strategies. 

  • 01:07

    The Green Guy

    in Self Help

    Tune in tonight as two key members of the Georgia State University Office of Sustainability team, Laurene Hamilton and Jennifer Asman stop by to share what’s happening on GSU’s campus with programs like Meatless Mondays, RecycleMania, the Farmers Market, the Bike Plan, how the students and faculty are working together to achieve levels of sustainability, some collaborations with other nearby colleges, LEED Certified buildings and much, much more!


    Don't miss this show!


    Listen,Learn,Live!

  • 00:27

    The Epsten Group - Leading on LEED

    in Environment

    Dagmar B. Epsten is the founder and owner of Epsten Group, recognized in 2011 as one of the Top 300 Small Businesses of the South and ranked on Inc.’s list of fastest-growing private companies in America. In its 20-year history, Epsten Group has grown to a 50-person multidisciplinary architecture and building consulting firm with an international reach and a broad range of services, including Architecture/Interior Design, LEED Consulting/BIM-Based Energy Modeling, Commissioning/Mechanical Engineering, Building Envelope/Roofing/ Waterproofing Consulting and Green Building/Product Certifications under ISO Guide 65. 
     
    Ms. Epsten is a registered architect, certified commissioning authority, certified construction specifier, and LEED specialist.  Having worked with LEED since the year 2000, Ms. Epsten is a pioneer and expert in all aspects of LEED, with LEED specialties in Building Design & Construction, Operations & Maintenance, Interior Design & Construction, Neighborhood Development, and Homes.  She guides building owners, managers, occupants, and complex project teams toward long-term value and optimized environments.  She has been involved as architect or consultant in many endeavors, including multiple-building portfolios, large, complex facilities, campuses, sustainable showcase buildings, and international projects,and has served many government agencies, institutions, corporations, nonprofits, and private clients.

  • 00:34

    NABWIC Talks - Kiesha SameeUd-Deen, LEED AP

    in Current Events

    Kiesha has been a construction project manager of 17 plus years experience with extensive operational knowledge including financial management, schedule and material/labor resource management and team collaboration. I have worked for large to small general contractors as well as a small consulting firm.

    Kiesha's professional experience is primarily in commercial, multi-use residential and institutional construction management. Projects of note include the Baltimore NFL Stadium currently known as M&T Bank Stadium for the Baltimore Ravens, Court Building B for DC Superior Court, 22 West Condominiums, Network Solutions Headquarters relocation, Westory Annex Office Building, Hilton Washington Hotel Renovation, Hayes Street Apartments, Rosedale Community Center and the USAID Design Mobility Lab Tenant Improvement in the Ronald Reagan Building for International Trade.

    She also serve as a board member for Sarah’s Circle which is an independent living senior resident community in the Adams Morgan section of Ward 1 in Washington, DC serving extremely low income senior citizens. 

    Kiesha is very active in my church, First Baptist Church of Glenarden, and participate with various ministry including Prosperity Partners, Sisters in Discipleship and Willing Workers.

    She a native of Washington, DC and a graduate of the historic Paul Laurence Dunbar Senior High School. Also, she enjoys traveling, reading, attending live concerts and performing arts, going to the cinema, volunteering with my church, professional organization and Sarah’s Circle as well as visiting museums and other historical places.

  • 01:01

    The Green Guy

    in Self Help

    Welcome to "Talk w. the Green Guy"! I am your host Eric Moncrief. This show is dedicated to covering energy saving systems, environmental policies, recycling, clean energy and more!!


    This week:


    David will explain the mission of usgbc and how they promote sustainable building practices around the globe and their development of the leed certification rating system


    Lena Stevens  RESOURCE COORDINATOR CITY OF DECATUR WILL DISCUSS THE CITIES ELECTRONIC RECYCLING EVENT SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY MARCH 22 IN DOWNTOWN DECATUR

  • 00:59

    John Hrivnak, Architect-Specializing in Improving Environments for the Disabled

    in Caregiving

    Does your home environment need major or minor changes due to the disability, or the senior that you are caring for? Hrivnak & Associates is an architectural & real estate consulting firm specializing in care environments and provides professional services throughout the Midwest in areas of Program Management, Architecture, Engineering, Second Opinion Studies, Finance Assistance and Real Estate Investing.!


    Hrivnak & Associates has successfully managed Healthcare Centers in 20 states from Hawaii to Maine and has been awarded the Clinical Design Excellence Award. John’s background is uniquely suited to provide the breadth of services that the firm offers. Among his qualifications:


    • B.A. Business Administration, Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio


    • MBA Finance, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio


    • B. Architecture, U. of Cincinnati


    • Licensed Architect


    • Licensed Commercial Realtor


    • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards


    • American Institute of Architects


    • LEED AP


    John Hrivnak speaks internationally on the design and finance of Senior Living Facilities and serves as an adjunct professor for architectural design and professional practice classes. John serves in the community in a number of ways including work with Elgin’s Downtown Neighborhood Association Design Committee, the YMCA, the YWCA, the Elgin Choral Union and the Hesed House. He co-founded an indigent care clinic and served as its CEO, earning accolades for success in both growth and service to that community.


    50 Lakewood Circle, St. Charles, IL 60174


    John@HrivnakAssociates.com | 630.770.5900


    Architectural Pathologist


    John Hrivnak, AIA, MBA, NCARB is Principal with Hrivnak Associates,