Events

CGBC Fall Lecture Series: Gail Brager, “The Value of Variability”

On Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 12:00pm, Gail Brager will give a talk entitled “The Value of Variability.” The event will be held at the Center for Green Buildings and Cities at 20 Sumner Road, Cambridge, MA. Talks are open to members of the Harvard community. Space is limited. Please RSVP to Jeff Fitton: jfitton@gsd.harvard.edu.

Gail Brager has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, and is a Professor in the Building Science, Technology & Sustainability Program of the Dept. of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley.  She also serves as Associate Dean of the campus-wide Graduate Division, Director of the Center for Environmental Design Research, and the Associate Director of the Center for the Built Environment, an industry/university collaborative research center with over 40 industry partners from various sectors of the building industryProf. Brager has over 30 years of experience in teaching and research across multiple dimensions of sustainability addressing the design, operation, and assessment of buildings to simultaneously minimize energy consumption while enhancing indoor environmental quality.  She has particular interests in thermal comfort and adaptation, occupant well-being, natural ventilation and mixed-mode buildings, and personalized environmental control.