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Green Building and the Building Code - Salem, OR

Thompson Okanagan Branch Collaborative

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

Salem, OR

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Public Agency Employee Ended $15.00 $1.29
Cascadia Member Regular Registration   more info Ended $75.00 $2.49
Non-member Regular Registration Ended $95.00 $2.89

Event Details

This workshop is free to public agency employees; the $15 charge covers catering costs.

Green buildings and how they relate to building codes and regulations has become a major focus in the design and construction industry as innovative systems and standards continue to push the envelope on sustainability. This training addresses the need for education and awareness around green building and the building codes in both the public and private sectors. Together, these two groups can effectively identify code conflicts and develop solutions for overcoming obstacles to sustainable development
within the context of safeguarding public health and welfare.

Workshop Overview
The workshop will provide detailed information and practical applications of green building as it relates to building codes while engaging participants in group discussions and activities. The course will include:

  • What is green building?
  • Making sense of green building standards, both regional and national
  • Green building technologies & best practices
  • Code barriers to green buildings & opportunities for addressing obstacles
  • Case studies & lessons learned

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When & Where


City of Salem Public Library, Anderson Auditorium
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)


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Organizer

Thompson Okanagan Branch Collaborative

We are a branch of the Cascadia Region Green Building Council centred on the Pacific northwest and including Oregon, Washington, BC and Alaska.  We are proud members of both the Canada Green Building Council and US Green Building Council.
 
Our Mission: To lead a transformation in the Thompson-Okanagan towards a built environment that is socially just, culturally rich, and ecologically restorative through connecting, advocate and educating the public.

Mission
Cascadia's mission is to lead a transformation toward a built environment that is socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative.
Description

The Thompson Okanagan Cascadia regional chapter was created in 2006, providing a collaborative network for industry professionals and community leaders who share a commitment to the principles of sustainable development in the Thompson-Okanagan.

http://living-future.org/cascadia/thompsonokanagan

to@cascadiagbc.org

 

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