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26 July 2009 No Comment

The Council for Quality and Growth and Greenpoint US is holding a focused half-day seminar offering a broad introduction and background in the sustainablity movement.
July 31, 2009 08:30 AM12:00 PM

A seminar designed for everyone interested in sustainability.
Content based on the USGBC Level 100 Awareness Criteria.
Instructor: Scott Ward, PE, MBA, LEED AP, GreenPoint US.

  • a broad introduction and background in the sustainability movement at every level of the community: household, business, neighborhood
    and nation;
  • a discussion of how each of us will be affected by the emerging social, political and economic impacts of sustainability, new roles, jobs and careers;
  • a review of existing forces and rating systems in sustainability including components of the Economic Recovery Act, federal agencies, EnergyStar, Green Seal, ASHRAE, ASTM, and more;
  • an introduction to the U.S. Green Building Council and the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program (LEED) including accreditation and building certification, Version 3 (2009);
  • insight into where you fit into the new Green market and how to position yourself to best meet the market as citizens and leaders.

Council Training Room, 6500 Sugarloaf Pkwy. Second Floor, Duluth, GA 30097

Cost:  $99

Contact: Jennifer Head jh@councilforqualitygrowth.org

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