AIA Conference on Architecture 2021

Sustainable Practice

Our solutions deliver the results you need to improve indoor environmental quality on your projects—from healthy and circular products, enhancing lighting and daylighting, promoting productivity with acoustics, simplifying waste management by recycling, and contributing to cleaner air and better indoor air quality.

Helen Sahi

Manufacturing, Better, with Panelist Helen Sahi

While building products occupy limited space in architecture discourse, they have massive impacts on building design and performance industry-wide. Leaders of some of the world's largest product manufacturers convene for a take-no-prisoners discussion of how they are, can, and should support a more environmentally and socially sustainable, net zero built environment.

Helen Sahi, Director of Sustainability at Armstrong World Industries, is a leader in sustainability and a proven change agent, with responsibility and achievement in the technical, operational and strategic aspects of sustainability policy for global Fortune 500 businesses. Experienced in company-level and industry-wide policy development and strategic environmental planning, she has a unique ability to move from strategy to execution, and to drive behavior change throughout the organization by influencing and aligning separate divisions and groups.

Click here to learn more about how we are using our leadership position in Sustainability to transform the design and building of spaces that help communities thrive now, and in the future.

Thursday, July 8th
2:10 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

See our CEU and Product Demo on demand at our AIA Virtual Booth

Abby Martin

A Growing Specialty Ceilings Portfolio

Live Product Demo Presented by Abby Martin

New shapes, forms, and capabilities for unlimited design options with specialty ceilings and walls. From new materials, to custom designs and one-of-a-kind solutions across our portfolio – now, more than ever – we can help you create heathy and inspiring spaces.

Abby is the marketing manager for Armstrong's growing specialty products team, helping develop new solutions to bring our customers' visions to life. Abby has been instrumental in introducing new business acquisitions including Arktura, MóZ Designs, and Turf Design to broaden the portfolio. She is a true champion for commercial specialty solutions and healthy spaces where people work, learn, heal and play.


Anne Jennings

Healthy Design in a Post-COVID World

Presented by Anne P. Jennings


Explore innovative solutions for managing and improving air quality through materials and systems. You’ll learn how evolving standards and initiatives for sustainable building materials, air ventilation systems, and cleaning practices contribute to the design, operation, and maintenance of healthy buildings. You’ll also discuss how ceiling systems can contribute to improved indoor air quality and occupant health and well-being, both by promoting good indoor air quality and helping create acoustic environments that support productivity, learning, and healing. Finally, you’ll learn about new ceiling products and technologies, including an air purification system that uses ultraviolet light to neutralize pathogens.

Anne P. Jennings, P.E. is Senior Commercial Segment Manager, Healthy Spaces at Armstrong World Industries. She leads commercialization of innovative product solutions that create healthier spaces and improve indoor air quality in offices, schools, and healthcare environments. A graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a member of ASHRAE, Jennings is skilled in specification writing, building automation, and energy management.


What Is A Healthy Space?

What Is A Healthy Space?

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