RI Chapter of USGBC announces lineup of events and workshops

The RI Chapter of the USGBC has been planning its events and workshops for the first half of 2010 and has provided an exciting line-up including the NFL’s Climate Change Initiative event coming in mid-March. Information and sign-ups can be found on the Chapter’s website. You’ve should become a member a member and get involved.

 Did you know? The National Football League Is Green

Come hear about the latest efforts involving the NFL’s Climate Change Initiative as well as the green design features at Gillette Stadium and One Patriots Place. This event is Thursday, March 18th 4:00PM-7:00PM. Free to members, we suggest you register now as it will sell out.

 Green Buildings Act now Law

Chapter members will present at the Eastern States Building Code Officials Federation’s 61st Annual Educational Conference to explain the bill and introduce the USGBC LEED™ green building standard. Monday, April 12th 5PM-6PM.

 Celebrate Earth Week at UNFI

Learn how to transform an old mill building into a LEEDcertified building at United Natural Foods. Tour and healthy refreshments included; Continuing Education Credits available. Wednesday, April 21st 4:30PM -7:30PM.

 Green Building Tours Scheduled

The Chapter is organizing tours of the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI headquarters (new construction) and the Moran Shipping Agency (historic restoration), both in Providence. Friday, May 14th – afternoon.

Save the Date: Summer Soiree for Sponsors

Please join us for a social gathering Upstairs at 41° North, Newport, RI designed to the LEED standard. Jack Robinson of Winslow Management LLC will give the keynote address: Adapting your Portfolio for Climate Change. Friday, June 4th

posted by Kimberly Lancaster | newscaster

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