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LEED-ing by Example

LEED-ing by Example Harvard Business School http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/7112.html Published: November 19, 2012 Author: Carmen Nobel Comments 0 E-Mail Print Share Executive Summary: When a local government decides to pursue environmentally aware construction policies for its own buildings, the private sector follows suit, according to new research by Timothy Simcoe and Michael W. Toffel. About Faculty in […]

Here is a Green Building – Fire Station No. 51, City of Cincinnati

Cincinnati Green Building Signage Project 

The first City of Cincinnati LEED Gold Project
5800 Hamilton Avenue, College Hill, OH 45224

In 2007 the City of Cincinnati made a commitment to construct all new city buildings to LEED Certification.

The Green Learning Station of the Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati will showcase a proposed Green Building signage project in a display at Park+Vine Nov. 30 – Jan. 24, 2013. An opening reception will be held Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 – 6 to 8 p.m. at Park+Vine, 1202 Main Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202.

The Fire Station No. 51 is one of the buildings that are part of the Cincinnati Green Building Signage Project. The following are some of the sustainable features of the building.

City’s Green Roots Beginning to Flower – Green Umbrella Summit – May 3, 2013

Green Learning Station Flower Signage Idea Germinating in Cincinnati – Green City of the West

The eight poster show will be on exhibit at the Green Umbrella Summit May 3, 2013. Then it will move to another of the venues illustrated on the posters.

The Queen City and environs are gaining national attention for green and sustainable efforts. An idea from the Green Learning Station of the Civic Garden Center of Cincinnati will identify greater Cincinnati’s stock of green buildings.

Thanks to some recent green-sky thinking, area residents and visitors should be able to point to the major buildings exemplifying sustainable energy and environmental design that are part of Cincinnati’s green building movement. The area will be “blooming” when a proposal to “plant” exterior signs in front of these sites becomes a reality. The project (Cincinnati Green Building Signage Project) is just another way the Queen City (and the city that sings) is moving forward as the Green City of the West. Beyond attracting architectural tourists (believe me, these folks exist), the colorful, eye-catching signage project will go the distance in promoting healthy environments – good for the planet and its people.

Cincinnati Fire Station No. 51

Oct. 18 to Nov. 11 – 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays – Green Associate Exam Study Group starts – Four week class that will prepare you to pass the Green Associate exam. Former GCEA class members may audit this class at no charge. Contact Green Cincinnati for more information. Learn more. The first […]