Going Green and Paying For It: Green Tools for Municipalities (Grayslake)

  • Wednesday, March 30, 2011
  • 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • College of Lake County Campus, 19351 West Washington Street, Lower Level C Wing, Room C003
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  • This discounted price is for full-time students only.

Please note that registration is non-refundable.
If you experience any registration difficulties or have questions please contact our office at 312-245-8300.

This event is closed for online registration. You may still attend and pay at the door.

Join the USGBC - Illinois Chapter's North/Northwest Branch for  Branch for an education program designed for our Municipal/Government leaders.

Sustainability is an often heard term but what does it really mean and how can it be implemented by a city planner, contractor or engineer? “Going Green and Paying for It: Green Tools for Municipalities” features a panel discussion and case study providing guidance on how to start saving energy and money through green building practices and energy conservation. Learn about the true value of incorporating energy efficiency, the role of alternative energy, and available funding assistance and financing options.

8:00 - 8:30 AM - Networking & Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 9:30 AM - The Key to Success-Energy Efficiency: Its role in green building practices, and benefits for municipalities.

When to Consider Renewable Energy: Its role in meeting energy efficiency goals.

Finding Funding: What‘s out there, qualifications and how to apply.

9:30 - 9:50 - A Municipal LEED Case Study

9:50 – 10:30 AM - Panel discussion; audience Q&A

Marshall Hjertstedt, AIA, SE, PE, LEED-AP, President and Owner, MFH Associates

 - Josh Greenfield, PE, REP, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP, Energy Services Manager & Associate Vice President Primera Engineers, Ltd.
 - Becky Werra
, LEED AP, Account Executive-Energy and Environmental Solutions- Siemens Industry, Inc., Building Technologies|
 - David A. Steele
, AIA, Senior Project Architect, Muller+Muller, Ltd.

Case Study: Evanston Fire Station #5, LEED NC 2.1 GOLD

Thank you to our Program Sponsors at the Elm Level: Engineered Tax Services and MFH Associates

A light continental breakfast will be served.

Online pre-registration is required for this event.

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