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

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2011
  • 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • NIU-DeKalb (Engineering Building-Room #354), 590 Garden Road, DeKalb, IL 60115
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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.

On-line registration for this event has closed.  You may still join us for the program and pay at the door.

Join the USGBC - Illinois Chapter's Rockford/Northern Illinois Branch at NIU-DeKalb for an education program on green building and financing options designed for our municipal/government leaders, school leaders, planners and the building community.  A case study will be featured entitled: Creative Financing Options for Municipal-Led Green Property Development:  Building a LEED Silver, City Hall, in Mundelein, Illinois.

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.

Continuing Education: This program will count for 2.0 GBCI CE hours under the Live Presentations category.

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
Case Study: Creative Financing Options for Municipal-Led Green Property Development - Building a LEED Silver, City Hall, in Mundelein, Illinois

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

Mike Dudek, Larson & Darby

 - 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:
Scott Springer of Weston Solutions, Inc., and John Labaito of the Village of Mundelein, Illinois

$10 Chapter Members
$10 Government/Municipal Leaders
$10 DeKalb County Development Corporation Members
$10 Student Chapter Members
$20 Non-Members and all "Day-Of" Registrations
*A light continental breakfast will be served. Online pre-registration is required for this event.


NIU-DeKalb (Engineering Building-Room #354)
590 Garden Road, DeKalb, IL 60115

Please note NIU-DeKalb charges $5 charge for parking.

Thank you to our Program Sponsor at the
Maple Level!

Thank you to our Program Sponsors at the
Birch Level!

Alpha Controls, Larson & Darby Group and Mascal Electric


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