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Join us for informal networking with USGBC Kentucky and ASHRAE Louisville Board members, volunteer leaders, Emerging Professionals, members and visitors. The first person to join USGBC Kentucky that evening will receive a Volunteer t-shirt from Greenbuild 2015 and a USGBC Kentucky window cling!
The AIA Mississippi Chapter is leading a plant tour at the Jindal Tubular manufacturing plant at Port Bienville Industrial Park. The plant is capable of producing more than 300,000 tons of pipe a year, ranging from 18" to 120" in diameter, and up to 80 feet in length. A significant proportion of the steel used in the plant is recycled, and it can also produce cement-coated steel pipe for use in water transmission lines.
LEED® has been a great catalyst for commissioning within the building industry and continues to push the "envelope" with setting the standard for commissioning for both new construction and existing buildings. While commissioning has been around for some time, the field of commissioning is still growing. This course discusses the commissioning process and presents the changes for commissioning within LEED® v4, including the requirements for building enclosure commissioning. The course will also discuss the future of commissioning with standards and building codes.
Save the Date for the fourth annual POWER-UP Energy Forum. USGBC Alabama is pleased to join the Alabama Environmental Council for this annual event which convenes professionals and community members with an interest in energy efficiency, renewable energy, and regional trends in energy management.
The green building industry is contributing billions to the state's economy and you are part of this equation. Join us for a fun and inspiring fact-filled presentation demonstrating the economic benefits from healthy, high-performing construction
Our built environment can shape our habits and choices, regulate our sleep-wake cycle, drive us toward healthy and unhealthy choices, and passively influence our health through the quality of our surroundings. The WELL Building Standard provides the opportunity to design and build with a human-centered approach, which ultimately supports the industry in comprehensively addressing human health. WELL is a performance-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of the built environment that impact human health and well being, through air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort, and mind. This presentation will introduce the purpose, key components, and structure of the WELL Building Standard.
Spend Thursday, February 25, 2016, at the Capitol in Frankfort speaking with lawmakers and other USGBC members about initiatives and legislation that promote and advance energy independence, energy conservation, green buildings, and livable communities.