Interested in networking with other responsible developers, educational programs, or sponsorship opportunities?
Here are a few upcoming events:
Selling NW Energy Star for New Homes: July 14, 10:00am – 1:00pm (online)
Are you prepared to explain the differences between energy efficient homes and standard code built homes to potential homebuyers? Attend this free webinar to learn how to leverage green built homes and answer customer questions about comfort, savings, energy efficiency, and more. Approved for 3 CEUs for Washington Realtors.
The Carbon Series: July 14-16, 9:00am – 4:00pm (Seattle, WA)
A series of workshops on climate policy and carbon footprints intended for public- and private-sector staff who must conduct a GHG inventory, prepare their organizations for mandatory state-level reporting, or work to develop strategies to respond to climate change legislation and energy policies. Register for one, two or all three days. Reduced rates are available to employees of Native American tribes; government agencies and nonprofits; students; and NAEP, NEBC, and NWAEP members.
7th Annual Solar Fest: July 16-17 (Shoreline Community College, WA)
The Fair began in 2004 to celebrate the first solar installation on a public school in Shoreline and to help people make informed decisions regarding their use of resources including energy, transportation, and food. Showcased are organizations and businesses that apply concepts of conservation and sustainability in their business models and practices. This is the longest running event of its kind in the Puget Sound region. Opening night Friday July 16 with keynote speaker, auction benefit and reception. Fair Saturday July 17, 10:00am – 8:00pm.
July Eco-Hour hosted by EcoFab: July 22, 5:00pm – 7:30pm (Seattle, WA)
Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at Eco-Fab’s new home in the McKinstry Innovation Center. Located near McKinstry’s Georgetown campus, the Center is where new and emerging companies come together under one roof to foster the advancement of clean, green energy technologies. Learn more about our host company, EcoFab, a social enterprise providing development and energy conservation services for sustainable homes and neighborhoods.
Introduction to Built Green®: August 10, 8:00am – 10:00am (Bellevue, WA)
Thinking about joining Built Green®? Attend this two-hour introduction to the program to answer questions such as: How do I certify a project? How does the program work? Why should I become a member?
Greenbuild 2010: November 17-19 (Chicago, IL)
Greenbuild attracts professionals from all aspects of the building industry. Architects, building owners, code officials, contractors, developers, educators, engineers, facility managers, financial service providers, government agencies, green power providers, home builders, interior designers, landscape architects, nonprofit organizations, product manufacturers, schools, universities, students, and urban planners will all be at the conference to share ideas and promote greener building. Greenbuild includes over 100 educational sessions featuring world renown speakers, LEED workshops, off-site educational sessions, and Green Building tours of local sites. Past speakers include Archbishop Desmond Tutu, President Bill Clinton, Paul Hawken and David Suzuki.