NeoCon Educational Program - Green Speak: Communicating a Product’s Environmental Story [AF14]

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2012
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Holiday Inn Mart Plaza, Steamboat Room (14th Floor), Skybridge from Merchandise Mart, 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL

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The registration fee is $75

Join the USGBC - Illinois at NeoCon 2012 for our Association Forum - Green Speak: Communicating a Product’s Environmental Story [AF14]
(Approved for 2.0 GBCI CE credits)

NeoCon is North America's largest design exposition and conference for commercial interiors, providing over 40,000 architecture and design professionals with more than 120 CEU-accredited seminars and association forums, top-notch keynote speakers. Discover thousands of innovative products and resources for corporate, hospitality, healthcare, retail, government, institutional and residential interiors from more than 700 showrooms and exhibitors.

Forum Information:

Do you want to bolster your understanding of LEED credits related to products and materials and better understand what is required for a LEED submittal?  Have you ever wondered if a ‘Green’ sales pitch of a given product is legitimate?  Are you looking to pursue a LEED professional credential?  If so, join us for this half-day program on the LEED credits and environmental considerations related specifically to building materials.

At the end of this program, attendees will be able to:

• Accurately represent the environmental characteristics of product
• Promote the environmental benefits of a product
• Determine a product’s contribution to LEED credits
• Provide acceptable documentation for LEED submissions
• Write specifications for materials contributing to LEED credits
• Evaluate the marketing claims of a product

Tony Holub, LEED AP BD+C, Demonica Kemper Architect
Meghann Maves, LEED AP BD+C, Recycling Services Inc.

Registration Fee: $75

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