LEED: The path to a regenerative future – Greenbuild 2020 Session Review

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Carbon, Carbon, Carbon is the theme for Greenbuild 2020. You can now purchase Renewable Energy Credits to offset your carbon footprint. The push for Zero-Carbon in everything from materials to demolition will make it much easier for projects to be certified and really push the marketplace to take a new look at where carbon is coming from and how to eliminate it.

Bunge Residence LEED Certified Home in Cincinnati

What Do Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, IM Pei, Zaha Hadid and Annabelle Selldorf have in common with a Cincinnati LEED Platinum home?

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They were all influencers to the owners, Janet and Joe Bunge, whose design incorporates the aesthetics of all of these modernists. Janet took the lead on the project and through frequent meetings with the architect Mike Wentz and the design team at Aubrie Welsh Interiors, the home came to life. Blurring the lines between inside and outside is a major …

Informational Interview about Careers in Environmental Fields

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My name is Rachel Grefke and I am an Environmental major at SUNY Potsdam. I received your contact info. from the PM Environmental website which I had been looking at for my internship coming up in the summer. For my environmental field prep. class I am required to preform an interview on someone in the environmental field and I was hoping you would be willing to …

A Step-by-Step Guide for Finding a Green Building Consultant

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Having dealt with building owners who want to fly their green flag, they are likely the only team member who can personally enjoy and share the sustainable level of concept, design, construction, operation and employee comfort a green building exemplifies. The (resulting) building is their inspiration and their story. Someone can ask for a LEED Platinum or other certification, but if they don’t understand the intent of sustainability, the project will not perform.

LEED Tax Abatement for Homes and Commercial Building Projects in Cincinnati presentation in Chicago

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Greening The Heartland, City of Cincinnati LEED Presentation in Chicago Monday, September 9th 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Session Code: GM12, Learn more and register. Since 2006, Cincinnati’s LEED tax abatement program has resulted in the rehabilitation or construction of 164 LEED-certified buildings, including three Platinum, 23 Gold, and 77 Silver certifications. Last December, the City Council passed an ordinance …

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LEED Certification Documentation for Your Home or Office

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By planning ahead you can LEED Certify your home or office for little or no additional expense. At Lohre & Associates, we self documented our own offices to the LEED Platinum level for only $12 per square foot for the complete office makeover including application fees. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGCB), a non-governmental, non-profit agency founded in 1993. LEED has become the most widely accepted Green Building standard.