Thursday, March 20, 2014
8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Join us for the 5th annual Go Green, Save Green Workshop sponsored by Lexington-Fayette County Urban Government.
As we head into our fifth year offering this workshop, we have partnered with the Kentucky U.S. Green Building Council to offer more expansive and in depth sessions, as well as the opportunity for LEED professionals to get Continuing Education Credits.
We will have new session topics and new speakers, from businesses and organizations all over the state. As always, this workshop offers something for everyone, whether you're just getting started on green initiatives, or you're a seasoned green professional.
ANY business or organzation can benefit from attending this event, including YOURS! We are also offering specialized tracks for the following groups:
- Industrial Businesses
- Religious Institutions/Faith Community
- Apartment and Property Management
- LEED Design (Fulfills continuing education credits for USGBC)
- Small Business/Start-ups
New speakers and expanded topics will include:
- Sustainability in Apartment Management
- Green Restaurant Certification
- Green Initiatives in the Faith Community
- Home Energy Rating System (HERS)
- Net Zero Homes
- Thermal Comfort in LEED
- Energy Efficiency in LEED
- Sustainbly sourced building materials in LEED
- Composting Workshops
- Stormwater Best Management Practices
- Grants for Efficiency and Water Quality
- Recycling and Waste Reduction
A tour of the new LEED Certified Bluegrass Community and Technical College will follow the afternoon sessions.
Door prizes will be announced at the end of the tour.
Our main door prize this year will be a Haiku fan from prize sponsor Big Ass Fans - be sure to stay all day for your chance to win this or other great prizes.
Meet us down the street at Blue Stallion Brewing Company, 610 West 3rd St, Lexington, KY for networking and happy hour
to end the day.
Registration includes entrance to all sessions, zero-waste breakfast & lunch, and one drink ticket for Blue Stallion Brewing Company.
Free, ample parking is available at BCTC.
Please bring a copy of your online registration confirmation. On-site registration will be available at an increased rate.
Questions? Contact Bluegrass Greensource 859-266-1572.
8:00 - 8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:00 Welcome and introductions
9:00 - 9:50 First Session, Q & A
10:00-10:50 Second Session, Q & A
11:00 - 11:50 3rd Session, Q & A
12:00 - 1:30 Zero-Waste Lunch, Keynote, and Exhibit
1:30 - 2:15 4th Session, Q & A
2:30 - 3:30 Tour of BCTC/Demonstration of permeable pavement
3:30 - 3:45 Door Prize Announcements
4:00 - 6:00 Happy hour and networking at Blue Stallion Brewing Company
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Bluegrass Greensource is a 501(c)3 organization that provides environmental resources and information to schools, community groups, local governments and citizens in Central Kentucky.