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[26 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
Sustainability, Green Basics & LEED

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 AM - 12:00 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 …

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[19 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
GWINNETT COUNTY TAKES ENERGY STAR® CHALLENGE AND ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH EPA’S ENERGY STAR® PROGRAM

In a positive step toward reducing energy use, Gwinnett County has taken the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR Challenge and announced a fundamental commitment to protect the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR Partner.
The ENERGY STAR Challenge, launched by EPA in March 2005, calls for an energy efficiency improvement of 10 percent or more for the more than five million commercial and industrial buildings in the United States. Energy is often generated by burning fossil fuels, which emits greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. Forty-five percent of …

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[14 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
Atlantans Interested in Sustainability – Meetup

For those Atlantans looking to meet others that are on the path to sustainability there is the Atlanta Green Living Meetup group. The group memebers share ideas, listen to speakers, review new products, and organize in the community to promote the preservation of Atlanta’s natural environment.
Check it out at http://www.meetup.com/Atlanta-Greens/

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[23 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
The Smart Workspace: Pofitability and Sustainability

The smart workspace:  learn how to create high performance, sustainable workplaces.  Design, implementation and practical steps you can take to increase health, efficiency, profitability and sustainability in your workspace.

Yoni Bedine  | Sustainability Consultant
Matt Hoots  |  President, The Hoots Group
John Cantrell |  LEED AP LEED Specialist, HOK
Laurel Hoover  |  Owner, Sustainable Furniture Company

Where & When
July 7, 2009, 11:30 AM – 2:00pm
Gwinnett Chamber – Education Room
6500 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, Georgia  30097
Green Chamber of the South
www.greencs.org
$15 members of Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce/Green Chamber of the South — $25 non-members
Lunch will be served.
Online Registration: http://www.gwinnettchamber.org/bugs

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[23 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
Sustainability, Green Basics & LEED Seminar July 29th

Level 100 – Sustainability, Green Basics & LEED is a focused 1/2 day seminar that offers participants:

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 …

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[18 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
Business Growth and Sustainability Forum in Gwinnett

The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce & The Green Chamber Of The South is hosting the:
BUSINESS GROWTH AND SUSTAINABILITY FORUM
Presented by E.R. Snell
This forum is comprised of four seminars, the first will take place on March 24, 2009 at the Gwinnett Chamber Of Commerce – 11:30 am – 1:30 pm.
By attending this forum, you will learn about opportunities to green your business operations while growing a profitable business.  We will discuss topics such as energy conservation, tax incentives, alternative financing options and tips on communicating your goals internally and externally.
Each program …