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August Green Building Education Seminar: 2016 Status of Houston Green Building

  • Wednesday, August 24, 2016
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • USGBC Headquarters - Green Building Resource Center (Check-In on 1st Floor)

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August Green Building Education Seminar

2016 Status of Houston Green Building

In partnership with the Texas Gulf Coast Region of the U.S. Green Building Council

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Green Building Resource Center

1002 Washington Avenue

Free and open to the public


LEED certified buildings began populating Houston ten years ago. How are we doing now?

From different viewpoints, the program director and our panelists will compare and contrast sustainability efforts in Houston, in Texas, and in parts beyond. Houstonians are as competitive as anyone else, but are we in the world of green building, energy conservation, or conversely, green washing? Jonathan will update you on the progress of the LEED Rating Systems. Maria will focus on global green building design through the Gensler architecture lens, Patrick will talk about teaching green building at the University of Houston, and Amanda will talk about the variety of green building projects on which she has consulted.

 

Panelists

Jonathan Kraatz, Executive Director, USGBC Texas Chapter

Maria Perez, Sustainable Design Director, Gensler (Houston)

Patrick Peters, Architect/Professor, UH Graduate Design/Build Studio)

Amanda Tullos, Principal, GreeNexus Consulting 

 

NEW!  Even if you don’t attend, please take our quick, easy 8 question survey.  We want to provide upcoming topics that you are interested in, and we’d like a few opinions you might have on green building:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BWM5VS8

Free and Open to the Public.  Register online or call 832-394-9050 prior to the event.

Visit http://www.greenhoustontx.gov/gbrceducation.pdf for more details and a map



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