The Sustainability Partnership of Cincinnati sponsors USGBC Green Home Tours

ChuckLohreEco Environments, Green Building Consultants, Green Home Tours, Green Streets, GreenBau Construction, Greener Stock, One Small Garden, Patterned Concrete of Cincinnati, Sustainability Partnership, Tepe Landscaping Services

For 2015 the U.S. Green Building Council Cincinnati Regional Chapter Green Living Member Circle is producing eight Green Home Tours sponsored by a Gold Sponsorship of The Sustainability Partnership of Cincinnati.

Contact Chair Chuck Lohre to join, receive newsletter or register for any of the tours[email protected], 513-260-9025. Attendance is limited to 20, the address will be provided after you register. There is no charge for the tours just your help in promoting them is asked.

The Sustainability Partnership of Cincinnati is a locally owned and operated consortium of companies working together to deliver all of the pieces for your projects, no matter what the size. They are your one stop shop for sustainable design and construction. Be it Residential, Commercial, Institutional, or Governmental projects, they can help. TSPC is a consortium of locally owned, community invested companies with a primary focus on Sustainability. Why make ten calls, when you can make one? Contact Ben Haggerty at (513) 257-5256 or [email protected],

Greenbau Construction – Full Service Green Design + Build – With Anthony Beck, a Certified Green Professional, and a member of the NAHB and his partner Steve Hampton an Architect, NCARB, and LEED AP you can be confident in the quality and service you will see at every turn. By having design and build working as one, you can be assured there will be no costly miscommunications nor overruns that are so prevalent in construction today. Be it commercial or residential they do it right. P: 513-784-0037, Tony Beck [email protected], 2913 Little Dry Run Rd. Cincinnati Ohio 45244, [email protected]

Green Building Consultants – Green Building Consulting provides technical assistance on environmentally-sustainable building and community design, building science, and energy efficiency. Green Building Consulting serves as a consultant to the owner or design team of commercial and residential properties.  Our services provide comprehensive solutions to the make-up of a building in an effort to improve the comfort, safety, indoor air quality, and energy efficiency.  Our expertise spans all phases of a project from conceptual design through construction to project hand-over; in addition to continuous operation and maintenance.  We are structured to work in the manner most appropriate for your project needs., 1411 Main St. Ste. B, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone (513) 381-1470, Paul Yankie [email protected]

Green Cincinnati Education Advocacy – Green Cincinnati’s goal is to help promote Green Building and provide the public with the resources needed to advocate for the U.S Green Building Council’s LEED Certification process. We were the LEEP AP on our LEED Platinum office and provide LEED documentation services for commercial projects. Also please contact us for assistance developing branding, research, brochures, web sites, technical literature, presentations and publicity that doesn’t “Greenwash” the subject. Contact: Chuck Lohre, President, Green Cincinnati Education Advocacy, the Green Building division of Lohre & Associates, Inc. Marketing Communications, 126A West 14th Street, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45202, 877-608-1736, 513-961-1174, Mobile 513-260-9025, Fax 513-961-1192, [email protected]

Greener Stock – Building Supply & Heather Curless LEED Accredited Architect – Whether home, office, or factory if you want to see the latest in energy conservation and sustainability you need to stop by Heather Curless’s shop Greener Stock. Whether it insulation made from recycled jean material to the highest end finishes you can imagine of course also made from sustainable materials. Heather and quite simply has it going on. Heather is also a LEED Accredited Professional / Architect who can work with you and our partners on your project in every way, every step of the way. Heather E. Curless, Owner, Architect, LEED AP, [email protected],, GREENER STOCK / 3528 Columbia Parkway / Cincinnati, OH 45226, T 513.321.0567, F 513.323.1262

Green Streets – At Green Streets & Live Roof of Cincinnati we offer consulting and installation of the latest, most effective storm water mitigation and reuse options available on the market today. Rain water harvesting and renewal taken to a new level. Not only do we seek to mitigate storm water but create opportunities in property and site development by taking required retention underground.
At a time in our history when legal concerns and land use must be coupled with protection of the environment while sustaining viable development it is always best to protect yourself as well. Be it Brownfield  Remediation, Planning, to Real Estate Development and almost any legal concern imaginable Henry Sheldon can bring you positive results. We are proud to not only have “Tre” Henry Sheldon available to not only the Partnership but also have him as a new partner to Green Streets as well. Contact Ben Haggerty at (513) 257-5256 or [email protected]

One Small Garden – Believes everyone has a green thumb. With this belief, we’ve created unique raised beds, or Greenspot Growing Systems™, that take all the hassle out of gardening. It’s easy, once your Greenspot™ is in place, you can harvest from it for years to come. Just add seeds, sun and water. With just a little bit of your own time, you can harvest a bounty of fresh food to eat and share. Each Greenspot Growing System™ is made with local cedar, and can be arranged to create a variety of shapes and sizes. Anywhere that can see the sun can become the perfect place for your Greenspot Growing System™! Explore the goodness of green, discover your green thumb today. Contact Juliann Gardener at 1049 Lila Avenue, at the North East corner of State Route 50 & State Route 131, Milford Ohio, 45150, 513.218.0573,

Patterned Concrete of Cincinnati – A premiere creator of patterned and colored concrete from countertops to drive ways Patterned also offers permeable pavement that allows water to pass through the surface and back into the aquifer. Paul Schneider has beautiful solutions for any project great or small. Paul Schneider | 513.870.9449 | [email protected], 9470 Le Saint Dr. Fairfield, OH 45014  |

Tepe Services – Landscape Services, Eco Sprinkler Systems, LED Landscape Lighting – Founded by Gregg & Mark Tepe. Over 30 years these guys truly walk the walk. They have been out on the forefront of sustainable landscapes and water conservation since day one. In fact they created the first certified Rain Garden in Hamilton County. They deliver time and time again on almost client need imaginable.  Whether its drought resistant plants coupled with irrigation techniques that feed only what a plant needs directly to the source via full smart weather station technology, conservation is paramount to the Tepe’s., 513.941.4500

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