Green Opportunities in the Built Environment - May 12th, 2009
Are you or is someone at your workplace interested in ways to improve resource use efficiency, save money, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from your buildings? If so, this event is for you. You will learn about:
- The various incentive programs available from federal, state, and local governments and utilities to improve energy efficiency, water efficiency, and waste management practices.
- How to proactively engage those incentive programs to retrofit your buildings.
- How to calculate the potential cost savings and greenhouse gas emissions reduction available through typical retrofits.
- Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Built Environment
Dan Geiger, Executive Director of US Green Building Council
- Tapping Incentive Programs
Rich Chien, LEED AP, Private Sector Green Building Coordinator at SF Environment
- Electricity Use Reduction in Lighting Systems
Megan White, LEED AP, Sustainability Coordinator, Webcor Builders
- Water Use Reduction in Plumbing Fixtures
Eric Corey Freed, LEED AP, Principal of organicARCHITECT
- Waste Reduction - Composting & Recycling
Adam Taylor, LEED AP, Swinerton