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Building Green with CLEEN

CleanTX

Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)

Austin, TX

Building Green with CLEEN

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CLEEN Student Attendee Ended $7.00 $0.00
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What do Janis Joplin and Green Building have in common?

That's right, they both started in Austin. We all know Austin as the live music capital, but many folks don't realize that Austin is also home to the world's first local green building initiative. Austin dabbled in green building before the days of LEED, and before the formation of the US Green Building Council. Hear how it all got started, and the future of Austin’s green building sector at the Clean Energy Entrepreneurs Network (CLEEN). Enjoy appetizers, drinks, and networking with local homebuilders, architects, real estate professionals, green building entrepreneurs and more.

 

Speakers

Pliny Fisk, Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems

Pliny Fisk and Gail Vittori are widely recognized as the pioneers behind an Austin movement that spread throughout the US and internationally. They shaped the City of Austin’s first green building initiatives, and created the country’s first firm dedicated to sustainable design and life-cycle planning in the built environment.

 

Jason Ballard, Treehouse

Jason Ballard is the co-founder and current president of Treehouse, an Austin-born smart home improvement store offering only products held to the highest standards of efficiency, health and sustainability. Their store on South Lamar provides quality green products, from flooring and cabinetry to lighting and hardware.

 

David Carolan, Solid Green Systems

David Carolan is founder and president of Solid Green Systems, a leader in sustainable materials for home building. Working alongside architects, developers, builders, real estate agents and homeowners, they integrate their patented energy-saving wall and roof system into homes and buildings across Austin.


Michael Torres, GreenWorld Restoration

Michael Torres is founder and CEO of GreenWorld Restoration, a leading provider of sustainable housing and community solutions. GreenWorld offers affordable permanent and convertible housing suitable for both on and off-grid deployment. A socially conscious business, GreenWorld gives 30% of its profits back to the community to support sustainability initiatives. 


Claire Witter-Hempel, Design Workshop


 

 

 
Who should attend?
- Home builders, architects, and real estate agents
- Entrepreneurs who are starting, or looking to start an energy-based or green building business
- Investors looking to invest in the fast growing clean energy and green building industry
- Technologists looking to share ideas for new products or services
- Employers in the clean energy and green building field
- Academics focused on clean energy and green building research
- Students looking to join clean energy and green building startups
- Attorneys, bankers, real estate agents and service providers interested in growing with the clean energy and green building industry


Free parking is available at the One Texas Center after 5:00 pm.

 

Thank you to our Sponsors and Partners! 

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When & Where


Kodosky Donor Lounge, Long Center for the Performing Arts
701 West Riverside Drive
Austin, TX 78704

Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)


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CleanTX

CleanTX is the energy and clean technology industry group for Central Texas. Headquartered in the capital city of Austin, CleanTX is uniquely positioned at the nexus of government, industry, academia, utility, and community interests. Through our advancement of public-private partnerships, leadership on community education, and networking platform for key industry stakeholders, CleanTX supports our rapidly growing clean energy economy.

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