Going Green and Paying For It: Green Tools for Municipalities (2.0 GBCI CE Hours)

  • Tuesday, July 26, 2011
  • 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Daley Center, 2nd Floor - PBD Boardroom, 50 West Washington, Chicago, IL 60602
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  • This discounted price is for full-time students only.

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Join the USGBC - Illinois Chapter's Chicago Branch at the Daley Center for an education program on green building and financing options designed for our Municipal/Government leaders along with a case study of the Daley Center from the Public Building Commission of Chicago.

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
Public Building Commission Case Study: Daley Center

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

Chris Chwedyk, The Code Group

 - 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

Case Study:
Erin Lavin Carbonargi, Executive Director, Public Building Commission of Chicago

$15 Chapter Members
$15 Government/Municipal Leaders
$10 Student Chapter Members
$30 Non-Members
*A light continental breakfast will be served. Online pre-registration is required for this event.

Thank you to our Program Sponsor at the Maple Level!


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