San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Don't PASS on this fantastic Green Scene!
Our first networking event of 2015
Come join us for a Green Scene that will warm your bones and feed your green soul! We have plenty in store for our 2-hour get-together:
In the lobby:
- Green Scene networking with green building professionals and Emerging Professionals
- Chase Barmore, owner of LifeBar Living Food CafeTM, will be in the lobby making healthy Green Shots to feed your green soul (cash bar)
- Wine, beer and other beverages are available (cash bar), and nosh will be provided to guests.
In the gallery:
Starting at 6:00 p.m., we will show "Passive House Revolution," about a building standard that cuts CO2 emissions 80-90%. The Passive House standard began in Germany 20 years ago. Since then, over 40,000 homes, apartments and commercial and industrial buildings have been constructed to this standard. Find out why it works and how to build a Passive House.
|Passive House Consultant-in-Training, and MyGreenKentuckyHome owner and builder, Sy Safi, will talk before the movie about moving beyond incremental improvements in building energy efficiency.||
|Doug Butler, owner of a Passive Solar house built by Gary Watrous, will talk about energy savings and comfort in his 20-year-old home. Gary Watrous will join us as well!
|Gill Holland, co-owner of the LEED Platinum Green Building, who lives in a house with enough solar panels to generate 18kw of energy, will speak about his solar installation and "going off the grid."|
All are welcome. Come meet some of our new Board members, our Emerging Professionals, and like-minded sustainability advocates. Bring a guest! Bring an Emerging Professional!
When & Where
Kentucky U.S. Green Building Council
To improve the health and welfare of all Kentucky citizens through a sustainable and responsible built environment.
To educate and promote the design, construction, and operation of buildings and the built environment in Kentucky that are environmentally responsible places to live, work and learn.
- Develop an organization of excellence to solidify the Chapter’s capacity to impact market transformation within the Commonwealth of Kentucky to a sustainable built environment.
- Provide the education and forum for dialogue with all stakeholders including Kentucky’s underserved population to drive an overall increase in the market’s capacity for sustainable development and access to all.
- Advocate for public policy advancing the mission and vision of USGBC and educate policy leaders in the advantages of the LEED system as a standard for green building and neighborhood development.
- Encourage the use of Green Building Best Practices and additional tools and standards for certifying green buildings and neighborhood development.