Governor DeWine Announces CAC Energy Effciency Grant for $268,500

ChuckLohreContemporary Arts Center, Ohio Department of Development

Governor DeWine Announces Additional $5.4 Million in Grants Toward Energy Efficiency Projects in 5 Counties (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Development today announced an additional $5.4 million in grants to support energy efficiency projects in five counties across the state. The funding comes from the Advanced Energy Fund, which allocated $8.5 million to help businesses, …

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Enriching Spaces’ LEED GOLD Plaque Ceremony June 6

ChuckLohreContemporary Arts Center, LEED Certification Documentation, LEED Project Documentation, The Windings Subdivision

 Cincinnati 2030 District Happy Hour & Building Tour – Featured Member: Enriching Spaces Congratulations to Enriching Spaces for achieving LEED Gold status for their facility in Forest Park! This local business, owned by Dawn Schwartzman, is a leading designer and outfitter of healthy, beautiful, and inspiring workspaces. The main showroom has long been a local gem and a spectacular …

Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) has been awarded a grant from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation through its Frankenthaler Climate Initiative

Contemporary Arts Center awarded Frankenthaler Climate Initiative Grant from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation

ChuckLohreContemporary Arts Center, Frankenthaler Climate Initiative, Helen Frankenthaler Foundation

Cincinnati, OH 10-26-22 – The The Frankenthaler Climate Initiative is the first grantmaking program of its kind that catalyzes climate change action at visual arts organizations. The grant will pay for an Investment Grade Audit to plan for the CAC to reach their 2030 District goal of reducing energy use by 50% by 2030. The grant initiative was established in …


From ARC to GRESB: Harnessing ESG Data – Greenbuild 2020

ChuckLohreARC, ARC Carbon Footprint, Arc Skoru, Chris Pyke, Contemporary Arts Center, Greenbuild

From ARC to GRESB: The power of performance measurement at both asset and portfolio levels within the USGBC programs. Many organizations struggle with managing sustainability data and using the data to identify meaningful insights and drive performance. We will be exploring how to utilize the ARC and GRESB programs, each with varying levels of granularity and differing types of data …

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Sustainability at the CAC

ChuckLohreARC, ARC Carbon Footprint, Contemporary Arts Center, Energy Star Portfolio Manager

The Easy Way to Start Meeting Your 2030 District’s 50% Energy Reduction Goals Photo by Roland Halbec (Thanks to the 2030 District of Cincinnati, managed by Green Umbrella, for encouraging the CAC to write this article and promoting it in their August 4th newsletter. The link in the newsletter goes to the CAC’s 2030 District Profile page, PDF link.) …

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Making the Most of the Building as a Teaching Tool – Greenbuild 2018

ChuckLohreContemporary Arts Center, Greenbuild

Graphic designer explains the features of the environmental graphics at the elementary school, Greenbuild 2018 presentation. Transcript, “They couldn’t do it all. They needed to hire professionals. I was one of those. I came in at the end of the cosign I’d been lucky enough to work on every single project at [Robisham 00:00:09] since then. Coming in to do …

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USGBC Announces all LEED Certified Green Buildings Eligible for LEED Recertification at Greenbuild 2018

ChuckLohreContemporary Arts Center, Greenbuild

LEED recertification raises the value of ongoing performance in the built environment, critical to the continued evolution of the building industry at large CHICAGO – (Nov. 15, 2018) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it will begin offering LEED recertification for all LEED certified projects. To be eligible for certification, projects must submit 12 months of data demonstrating …