Examining the Environmental Impacts of Masonry Construction

Due to lack of registrations, this event has been canceled.
We hope to offer this as a webinar presentation later this year. Please stay tuned for further details.

NWCMA Breakfast Seminar - Examining the Environmental Impacts of Masonry Construction

This seminar addresses the various environmental impacts of masonry construction. Resilient building design will be defined and discussed as well as how it differs from green building design. Environmental product selection information will be reviewed. The embodied carbon of concrete masonry construction will be examined along with suggestions to reduce the carbon footprint.

Christine “Tina” A. Subasic, P.E., LEED A.P. is a consulting architectural engineer specializing in masonry and sustainable design. Ms. Subasic has provided technical support services, including standards development, educational seminars, and inspection services in the masonry industry for over 25 years and is a frequent speaker on masonry and sustainability. She is active in The Masonry Society where she served as the first female President. Subasic also serves on ASTM Committees C15 on Manufactured Masonry Units, C12 on Mortar, and Committee E60 on Sustainability.  She chairs the Work Group on Indoor Environmental Quality on the ASHRAE 189.1 (IgCC) standard committee. She is editor of The Masonry Society’s Sustainability E-Newsletter, and has written numerous articles and publications for STRUCTURE and Masonry Construction magazines and other industry associations.  Ms. Subasic received her Bachelor of Architectural Engineering Honors degree with Structural Option from the Pennsylvania State University.  She is a LEED® Accredited Professional and a registered professional engineer in Virginia and North Carolina.