Sustainable Cities Roundtable. Forest Restoration at Viewpoint Park. Zehnder Heat Recovery Ventilation Workshop. Bring your projects and join in a discussion about cost effective - high efficiency ventilation for todays “tight homes”. learn about the design concept behind Zehnder heat recovery ventilation: High efficiency continuous ventilation with 90% heat recovery.
These systems can be designed and installed using classic sheet metal, or the Zehnder Home Run distribution systems. Continuous high efficiency ventilation means high comfort for the occupant due to continuous flows of fresh air at near indoor temps. Deconstruct This! Healthy Materials Selection and Living Specifications Online.
From the growing number of projects pursuing Materials Petal certification through the Living Building Challenge to the release of the new Materials Credits within LEED V4, the industry is changing fast.
In the midst of this, architects are finding it challenging to research and identify appropriate and safe materials on a tight timeline and budget. At the same time, project circumstances or lack of information can result in contractors and subcontractors substituting less healthy alternatives. Ensuring that all the materials in a project are safe for occupants and construction workers requires a new approach to design, specification, and construction.
Public Site Tour. You are invited to register for an informational three-hour walk on our beautiful 255 acres during a scheduled site tour.
The walk will include an opportunity to see our bog, cattail marsh, pond, beautiful forest and ravine. You will also learn about the various sustainable elements of the buildings as well as our educational programs. Why Tackling Climate Change is Good for Business. The United Nations conference on climate change, known as COP21, is prompting new soul-searching among global business leaders.
The big question for self-reflection is not only to know if your organization is contributing enough to tackling climate change, but also: how can businesses transform an apparent constraint into a source of competitive advantage and a business opportunity? Sustainability and Environmental managers are not only concerned with compliance. Forward-thinking business leaders are also using COP21-inspired goals to boost efficiency, enhance stakeholder engagement, improve reputation and drive financial benefits. From reaping the benefits of sustainability to rethinking all that is related to product development or supply chain management, sustainability can benefit your business strategy in multiple ways. Among the questions this webcast will address:
Havelock Wool Insulation Workshop - December 15. Fruit Tree Pruning. Carbon Regulation, Legislation and the Ballot. **Members must sign in to receive the member rate.** In July 2015, Governor Inslee directed the Washington State Department of Ecology to take regulatory steps to develop a cap on carbon emissions.
Clean & Affordable Energy Conference. Announcing our keynote speaker:Dr.
Nancy E. Ryan Senior Director for Policy and Strategy Energy and Environmental Economics (E3) Nancy E. Ryan is E3’s electric transportation leader. US Energy Storage Summit San Francisco. Give Like You Give A Damn Holiday Fair. Corporate Sustainability Reaches Middle Age. For nine years, Siemens has conducted research into the sustainability commitments and trends of corporate America.
Its most recent findings reveal a maturing of the field and highlight a growing divide between companies that believe in the bottom-line benefits of sustainability and those that do not. Join us for a discussion about how the role of corporate sustainability continues to evolve. Understanding the Living Building Challenge Online Workshop. Understanding the Living Building Challenge online workshop provides an in-depth introduction to the Living Building Challenge ideology and certificate process.
Attendees are the green building leaders in their community: design professionals, contractors, developers, owners, government officials and employees of public agencies. In short, anyone and everyone who can impact the development of the built environment. This online workshop consist of 4 live webinars with supplemental reading and activities. In order to earn your certificate of attendance you must attend all 4 webinars and participate in the activities. Clean It Like You Mean It: Engagement Strategies to Bring your Occupants on Board. Climate Policy and Environmental Action in Tacoma. The Seattle Yoga Holiday Party 2015. RENEW Multi-Family Housing Launch Registration. Celebrate the launch of the RENEW Multi-Family Housing Program, Emerald Cities Seattle’s comprehensive program to assist affordable housing owners with energy and water saving upgrades.
Offering benchmarking, project management, technical assistance, pre-development financial support, and project financing, the RENEW program promises to unlock the efficiency savings potential of multi-family buildings. Come to learn more about the program, and our goals for the future. Rising to Disaster Risks in Cascadia. Join Us for a Tour of Federal Center South on December 2nd. Join Us for a Tour of the Federal Center South Building Tour of the Federal Center South Building (a.k.a.
Oxbow Building)Seattle Branch of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Climate Change in the Context of the World Environmental Crisis. Introduction to the Water Petal Online. The Living Building Challenge Water Petal is intended to redefine our relationship to water and 'waste' in the built environment. In this 1-hour overview of the Water Petal, participants will gain an understanding of how to meet the water-related Imperative of the Living Building Challenge: I-05 Net Postive Water. Appropriate for anyone working in the building industry, participants should already have an understanding of the Living Building Challenge.
Afternoon on the Trails. Calling all locals and northwest newcomers! It’s high time you explored our beautiful island’s temperate rainforest by way of our Suspension Bridge – or from a bird’s eye from our Canopy Tower. Roadmap to Net Zero Energy Buildings in Vancouver. Invalid quantity. Please enter a quantity of 1 or more. The quantity you chose exceeds the quantity available. Please enter your name. Please enter an email address. Please enter a valid email address. Please enter your message or comments. Work Party at Thornton A Sullivan Park. Celebrate summer and spend some time outdoors and volunteer in Everett as we work together to restore the forest at Thornton A. Sullivan Park with the Green Everett Partnership. Bring your friends, family, and neighbors to protect the trees and native plants of this beautiful forested park. Stay after and enjoy a swim at Silverlake! Forest restoration activities: Remove invasive non-native plants such as English ivy and Himalayan blackberry.
No experience required. What to bring: Come dressed to work outside (rain or shine) with sturdy shoes. Trail Maintenance Work Party. Puget Sound Sage Annual Cocktail Reception. AEE Pacific Northwest Meeting registration. The Speaker Series – Economic Alliance SC. Seattle - Your Business, Start Smart: Planning Your Business. Invalid quantity. Forest restoration at Viewpoint Park. Greenbuild: Washington DC. CleanTech Alliance Fourth Annual Meeting. Mushroom Mania! Volunteer Planting at the Duwamish Hill Preserve. Solar & Energy Conservation. Seattle 2030 District Vision Awards. November Greendrinks. Earth Ministry Fall Colleague Gathering: Pope Francis and the Thin Green Line. Creation care has had quite the buzz over the last several months due to Pope Francis’ blockbuster encyclical on the environment. Des Moines Recycling Collection Event. Green Seattle Day. Event Date: Build Small, Live Large: Portland’s Accessory Dwelling Unit Tour.
Vancouver Summit 2015. Build Small Live Large Housing Summit. The Smart Kitchen Summit. Indigenous Climate Justice Symposium. Sustainable Design and Development Conference. Green Infrastructure and the Triple-Bottom-Line. October 31 - November 1. Indigenous Land Rights: A Conversation. October 26-29. 2015 Green Building Slam Seattle. Join 3p for a Sustainable Seafood Chat w/ Whole Foods 10/23. Meeting of the Minds: Richmond 2015. 2015 Green Gardening Workshop. CAPS 1: Marketing & Communication Strategies. Twitterchat: How the IT Industry is Accelerating the Transformation to Renewable Energy. Webinar: BAS Meets the Internet of Things. Cleantech Open PNW Awards & 10th Anniversary Dinner.
Fourth Annual Meeting CleanTech Alliance. FOOD CHAIN$ Professional Rain Garden Workshop. Low-Impact Development Principles - Cherry Crest Elementary School. Member Connect Morning Networking. Net Positive Material Health Webinar. Master Builders Association General Membership Mixer. Energy Storage North America. UW Public Lecture Series: Surviving Disaster. October Greendrinks. Chinook Community Festival 2015. Eco-Hour with Lacy & Par. An Incredible Feast. Intersecting IT & Energy with Microsoft’s Darrell Smith. Post EcoBuilding 2015 Conference Camping. 2015 Northwest Solar Summit. EcoBuilding 2015. 2015 GSV Pioneer Summit. Dollars & $ense: Get Smart About Raising Capital for Your Business. GoGreen Portland: October 2015. Low-Impact Development Principles - Lewis Creek Visitor Center.
World Energy Engineering Congress. REVIVE: our Parks, our Puget Sound, our Communities.
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