Education for Everyone in Sustainable Building Design

first_img Share. 0 Tumblr LinkedIn E-Headlines Organized by the Building Green Council of Central Oregon and COBA, the 2013 NW Green Building Industry Summit (NWGreenBIS) on October 10 will play host to green building and remodeling experts for a congregation of ideas, collaboration and learning, to achieve a shared vision of sustainable building. The 2013 NWGreenBIS focus is on resource efficiency and environmental sustainability as core to building and remodeling in our community.As one of the region’s premier green building events, 2013 NWGreenBIS is expected to attract a variety of participants from homeowners and real estate representatives to urban planners, architects, engineers, and builders committed to understanding and putting into action realworld, tangible green building solutions.With an opening welcome, Cindi O’Neil and Mark Kramer, founding members of the Building Green Resource Center, will share how the vision of sustainable design and building is being realized and the challenges ahead. The full event features a format of 20 presentation and workshops scheduled throughout the day along with exhibitors onsite displaying and educating participants about new products and technologies as well as results of case studies that drive new research and practices.Just a small sampling of the topics includes: an update from the Living Building Challenge: Desert Rain, Sustainable Building Begins with Sustainable Design, Making Sense of the Energy Code in Designing Buildings, Remodeling Sustainably, Incentives and Design Strategies for Home Renovations, Zero-energy Two Years Later, and more.Participants can also enter for a chance to win a partial home makeover: an exterior home repaint from Advanced Product Application and Denfeld Paint, a home re-roofing from Northwest Quality Roofing, or a Home energy Performance Testing by Mountain View Heating. Each element of the partial makeover is limited to size and quality, some restrictions apply and recipients must be present to win.No matter what your discipline or interest, you will take home fresh ideas and expert insight from industry leaders and practitioners.For more information or pre-registration go to www.connectiondepot.com or call COBA at 541-389-1058. Education for Everyone in Sustainable Building & Design By CBNcenter_img Twitter Google+ Pinterest Facebook on October 1, 2013 Emaillast_img read more