University of Cincinnati’s Campus Recreation Center Tour

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Welcome to Green Cincinnati Education Advocacy, “to help promote Green Building in the Tri-State and provide the public with the resources needed to advocate for the U.S Green Building Council’s LEED Certification process.”

LEED project tour – University of Cincinnati’s Campus Recreation Center, LEED Certified, Monday June 8, 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Presentation is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to Chuck Lohre 513-260-9025, [email protected].

The University of Cincinnati’s Campus Recreation Center is a LEED certified building with the U.S. Green Building Council. Designed by KZF Design Inc. of Cincinnati and Thomas Mayne of Morphosis and built by Turner Construction, the center met a set of criteria for sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality. The 353,000-square-foot building received credit for a 35 percent reduction in water usage, use of recycled-content materials, a rainwater collection system, landscaping and a “green” outreach education center. It is Greater Cincinnati’s largest LEED-certified building to date.

Downloadable UC Campus map (PDF)

Downloadable UC LEED Total Project Score Check List (PDF)

UC CAMPUS LIFE REC CENTER, LEED Certified, In the center of the campus 45221. (We meet at the Starbucks.) Tour will be given by UC Associate Architectural Professor Alex Christoforidis.


(Please RSVP to Chuck Lohre 513-260-9025, [email protected]):

June 8 – UC CAMPUS LIFE REC CENTER, LEED Certified, In the center of the campus 45221. (We meet at the Starbucks.) Tour will be given by UC Associate Architectural Professor Alex Christoforidis.

June 11 – EMERSION DESIGN Headquarters, LEED CI Platinum, 1775 Mentor Ave., Suite 202, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45212. Special presentation by Rob Alpern with GREAT AMERICAN TOWER AT QUEEN CITY SQUARE regarding their LEED CS strategy for the new 42-story project downtown at Sycamore and 4th Sts.

June 15 – MONROE MECHANICAL, Green Source Center, LEED Registered, going for Gold, 19 E. Eighth Street, Cincinnati OH. 45202. Presentation after at Main Library of Green Building Materials.

June 18 – CINCINNATI FIREHOUSE NO. 9, City of Cincinnati’s first LEED Project, LEED NC Certified, 4379 Reading Rd., Cin., OH 45229, park at ballpark lot to the south, next to Chase Bank, which is next to the Firehouse.

(Tours subject to change without notice.)


Six to 12 person – Exam Course Class Still Open – Class will start once a minimum of six members register. Course includes indepth study of the Reference Guides, Credit Interpretation Ruling case study exercises, LEED On-Line, website, website and sample questions from Colorado Chapter Study Guide test. The class includes a case study of Ohio’s first LEED Platinum project – the Fernald Preserve Visitors Center in Harrison, OH. Many of the tours include GBCI Final Review analysis for the project.

Individual Tutoring – Three day course that includes tours of all Cincinnati LEED Projects open to the public on the first day. The second day will be at the Fernald Preserve Visitors Center where we will review all of their LEED documentation. The final day will be at the student’s home or office where we will prepare LEED documentation for that home or office.

These courses will use all three Reference Guides for v3 2009, NC 2.2 and CI 2.0. The class will also prepare you to take the two hour LEED Green Associate test. The v3 2009 Reference Guide is much improved over the NC and CI Reference Guides and includes related credit information as well as better LEED process and track selection. Class members will be eligible to join Lohre’s LEED project team to meet the new LEED AP+ requirements. Call for class fees.

Please contact me with any questions or more information on custom courses or presentations. For more information and up to date information go to .

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Best Regards,
Chuck Lohre, LEED AP (U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional) I volunteer as a Board Member and the PR/Media Chair for the Cincinnati Regional Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council but my tours and classes aren’t officially part of the Chapter’s activities. I feel the best way to promote LEED in the region is by tours of these significant buildings and it also allows me to give back to the community in thanks for the professional work we do for clients marketing sustainable products and services.
Green Cincinnati Education AdvocacyLohre & Associates, Inc., Marketing Communications
2330 Victory Parkway, Suite 701, Cincinnati, OH 45206
877-608-1736, 513-961-1174, Cell 513-260-9025
Fax 513-961-1192, Email [email protected]

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