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The AECB ADAPT Conference 2016

The AECB ADAPT Conference 2016

AECB Association for Environment Conscious Building

@ ADAPT Enterprise Centre UEA Norwich

15th and 16th July 2016

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GBE Presentation Outline

Capturing the AECB corporate and guru knowledge before it is lost for ever:
How Green Building Encyclopaedia can join it all up and make it accessible to a wider audience.

Brian Murphy, Green Building Encyclopaedia and National Green Specification

The AECB Goldsmith College Conference identified problems: an ageing membership needing to recruit a younger audience and the need to capture knowledge of senior gurus before they retired.

The AECB Forum is full of golden nuggets but surrounded by chatter: this information could be reduced to its essence and captured in a more accessible format.

Green Building Encyclopaedia is willing to orchestrate the capture of this information if others are willing to put time into sieving. Crowd Funding platforms have indicated GBE is fundable and a 3D interface even more so.

Brian will promote a joint venture to Crowd Fund, capture and disseminate AECB know-how.

Speaker Biography 

Brian Murphy is a technician and architect by training, specification writer by choice and environmentalist by action. He joined the green movement late, speaking at Green is the Colour in 1999 and joining AECB and TGR committees shortly afterwards.

In 2001 he launched the National Green Specification followed by the GreenSpec website in 2003. 2012 saw an exit strategy from GreenSpec to create Green Building Encyclopaedia (GBE) online. So far he has created 1800 pages out of 30,000 anticipated pages of GBE.

Brian has also written over 1000 CPD seminars on environmental construction, specification and professional practice a 9000 term jargon buster and 150 page environmental checklist (do this, avoid that).

© GBE NGS ASWS BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy
30th May 2016

The AECB ADAPT Conference 2016


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30th May 2016

The AECB ADAPT Conference 2016
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30th May 2016

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