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Sustainability Events

Barriers and Benefits of New Technologies for Affordable Housing

Christopher Frettoloso

  • Sustainability Consultant & Partner at BetR-blok, LLC

Scott Cloutier

  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability

Deirdre Pfeiffer

  • Assistant Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Joanna Lucio

  • Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs, College of Public Service & Community Solutions

In this talk, Christopher Frettoloso will introduce BetR-Blok, LLC, an alternative building material that is affordable and sustainable, as well discuss the benefits and barriers for industry acceptance. In addition, experts Scott Cloutier, Deirdre Pfeiffer, and Joanna Lucio will offer insights on emerging research on the links between affordable housing and health, barriers to affordable housing, and the connection to happiness and well being.

Refreshments will be served.

There is metered parking near the building or the City of Tempe Parking Garage just south of the building offers FREE parking for the first hour and $1.50/hour after.

This event is sponsored by Stardust Center for Affordable Homes and the Family.

Thursday, April 27, 2017
5:30 - 6:45 p.m.