How Building Services Engineers Can Save Civilization

Continuing Education Credits

Approved for 1.5 CE Hours
Approved for 1.5 LU/HSW Hours
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"Building services engineers are the people who can save civilization from the threat of climate change", says Fiona Cousins, PE, CIBSE, ARUP and LEED Fellow. She has set out a vision for engineers to take the lead in the fight against climate change, working with policy makers and the public to champion sustainability. Join us on Tuesday, November 1 as Cousins leads a presentation on the role that engineers will play in the future of sustainability.


Fiona Cousins, PE, CIBSE, LEED Fellow
Principal, Arup

Cousins leads the Sustainability team in Arup’s New York office, and is also a leader of their mechanical engineering team. She directs technical investments for Arup’s Americas Region and is a member of Arup’s Americas Board. A mechanical engineer by training, Cousins has spent much of her career engaged in HVAC design, with an area of specialization in thermal comfort and energy efficiency. She has extensive project experience and has worked for both corporate and institutional clients on a wide range of building, planning and sustainability projects including museums, galleries, archives, trading floors, laboratories, libraries, performing art centers, and campuses. A former member of the Urban Green Board of Directors, she is now Board Chair for USGBC.



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