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“Looking to Europe for a Greener Tomorrow”- A USGBC lecture and mixer

USGBC Central Texas - Balcones

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 from 6:15 PM to 8:45 PM (CDT)

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Don't miss this opportunity to learn how trends in Europe could accelerate implementation of green building practices in Central Texas.  Join U.S. Greeeen Building Council Central Texas - Balcones Chapter for a lecture by Jerry Yudelson and Networking Reception afterward.

Overview: The U.S. Green Building Council’s Central Texas – Balcones Chapter will host Jerry Yudelson, one of the country’s leading green building authorities, for a lecture entitled “Looking to Europe for a greener tomorrow - Accelerating Central Texas green building by looking to our European colleagues for inspiration.”

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 Date:         Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Time:         6:15-8:45 pm

Venue:      San Antonio Central Library

Schedule:        

  6:15 pm  Registration
  6:45 pm  Welcome
  6:50 pm  Lecture
  8:00 pm  Reception on West Terrace



     

 

Parking:        Paid parking garage  

About the Speaker: Jerry Yudelson, one of the most published authors on green building and sustainability, will discuss how Central Texas designers, contractors, engineers, planners and other industry professionals can accelerate the adoption of green building by looking to their European colleagues for inspiration.  For the past two years he has been studying how European green building approaches can be used in the United States.

Yudelson is currently serving as Chair for the Steering Committee for Greenbuild 2009, the largest green building conference in the U.S.  He has served on the national board of the USGBC and was a Founding Board Member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.  He has trained nearly 3,500 industry professionals in the LEED rating system and is currently promoting his newest book Green Building Trends: Europe, which profiles a number of important developments in green building practice and sustainable development over the past 10 years.  For more information, visit .http://www.greenbuildconsult.com/

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Event questions? Contact jbaxterlynn@usgbc-centraltexas.org or programs@usgbc-centraltexas.org  

Sponsored By: 

City of San Antonio 

San Antonio Business Journal

  Haworth         Wittigs          Overland Partners    

 

 

 

H.R. Gray

 

Skanska

 

San Antonio Express News

 

Alamo Beer Company

In Partnership with:

                         AIA San Antonio           San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce         San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

             

 

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When & Where


San Antonio Central Library
600 Soledad
San Antonio, TX 78205

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 from 6:15 PM to 8:45 PM (CDT)


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USGBC Central Texas - Balcones

The Vision and Mission of the Central Texas - Balcones Chapter
Vision: Buildings and communities will regenerate and sustain the health and vitality of all life.
Mission: To accelerate the transformation toward sustainable building and land development practices in Central Texas through innovation, advocacy and partnerships

Visit our website: www.usgbc-centraltexas.org/

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