Please join us for a second installment of a petal focused presentation on one of the major Living Building Challenge Petals: Materials! Stacey Olsen from Gensler will be building off of our January Materials Petal 101 presentation anod creating dialog and discussion about highlighting advocacy.
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This month’s UnMeeting will center around available tools to finance energy projects. What’s the scope of PACE funding and how does the process work? What other sources of financing for Energy-Efficiency and Renewables are available? How do financing tools vary between retrofit and new construction? This month will also feature a recap of August’s Net Zero Energy Conference at the Gas Company, which has grown to the largest event of its kind in the nation.
We all face the challenge of trying to be greener, both personally and professionally every day. This workshop is intended to help all of us collect ideas on how to make our work lives and home lives more sustainable. We will start with the following question - What is your #1 Sustainability Pet Peeve and What is your Coping Mechanism?
September 16 + 17 - 10:00 AM until 7:00 PM
Visit pop-up places to reimagine Seattle streets. Let us know if you will visit or if you would like to volunteer and get involved in Park(ing) Day 2016!
A community event as part of the Seattle Design Festival. LCC Manager, Marisa Hagney, will share about the Living Community Challenge in Seattle's first registered community.
Refining our ability to lead effectively is an important aspect of our professional development and important at any time in our career! This September 22 from 5:30 to 7:30pm, please join Kathleen O’Brien, author of EMERGE: A Strategic Leadership Model for the Sustainable Building Community and founder and retired principal of O’Brien & Company, in a conversation about an approach to leadership that works regardless of title and position and is specifically designed to bring about positive change in and through our built environment.
On September 23, 2016 the Asheville LBC collaborative will launch a Design Competition. Participants will design an mixed-use multi-family affordable housing project in the urban core of Asheville with the Living Building Challenge. On November 3, 2016 we will host a day long workshop on the Living Building Challenge and how it can be used for this type of project. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners.
Our team has a unique opportunity to partner with the school to have a positive impact in the lives of high school students in need. Updating New Start High School and the Salmon Creek Campus will give students pride in their school and create a safer, more comfortable and welcoming learning environment.