Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

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Cincinnati Zoo Harold Schott Education Center, LEED Silver, Corner Erkenbrecher Ave. and Dury Ave., Cin., OH 45220, (Zoo address 3400 Vine St, Cin., OH 45220), get parking code from Chuck – The Center is at the corner of Erkenbrecher Ave. and Dury Ave, 45220. April 21, 2011 Earth Day at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden with Blooms & Tunes …

Sustainable Design tour of Cincinnati

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For the best experience of sustainable design Green Cincinnati would recommend visiting the following projects: Northside homes – Notice the 50 to 75 year construction materials and natural lighting design. Cincinnati Zoo Harold C. Schott Education Center – The solar cells and raingardens add renewable energy and water management sustainable practices. Sanitation District No. 1 – Where you will see …

Enright Ridge Eco-Village and Imago Preserve

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Some photos Green Cincinnati took of Imago and the Enright Ridge Eco-Village neighborhood, July 16, 2009 when Green Drinks Cincinnati had a tour and social. It may be an example of Permaculture. One other example of Permaculture in the area is Red Sunflower Farm in Independence, KY. http://www.greencincy.wpmudev.host/enrightweb/enrightweb.html (11-28-19 301 redirect applied)

LEED AP for Homes Exam Class

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The class may use an actual residential project as a class exercise. You will receive hands on experience and your work on an actual LEED project will qualify you to take the LEED for Homes AP exam. The class project is expected to last several months. Many of the residential buildings in the City of Cincinnati are being LEED Certified …

Aileron Business Center, Dayton OH

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We toured Thursday, July 23 from 10 to 11 am at the Aileron Center for Business Excellence just north of Dayton, OH. From all reports this is a “Can’t Miss” LEED Project and is! The Branding Seminar ran from 8 to 10 am and included breakfast. Go to http://www.aileron.net/ for more information. From their site, “About Aileron In the words …

Marge Schott Boy Scout Achievement Center

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This is the first Boy Scout Service Center in the country to go for LEED Certification. The project captures and treats storm water runoff from 80% of the average annual rainfall. It also reduces non-roof heat island effect with one of the only light colored cement parking lots in the region. And it lowers lighting power densities and light pollution …

Metals – Recycled and Regional Credit Guide

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Metal Recycling content and Regional extraction, harvesting and manufacturing locations may be difficult to determine or even to understand for your project. Here are some of the highlights of a letter Green Cincinnati prepared for American Metal Supply to assist their customers learning the basics of documentation as well as typical steel mill documentation available. Dear LEED Project Documentation Manager …

LEED Green Associate and LEED AP Exam Classes

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January 2012 – 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. You will need this study package for the class:  An online subscription to GreenExamPrep.com Silver Package …

Home Tour, Seneca Place, Covington KY

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• LEED Certification doesn’t have to cost more than a few percent • Even a small home can be LEED • Traditional designs can be LEED • Energy and water savings quickly offset added costs • Manufactured homes help reduce waste and speed construction On track for LEED Gold this row house is a perfect example of green building that …