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Experience the Living Building Challenge at the Alice Ferguson Foundation

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Starts On - May 20, 2017 - 9:45am
Ends On - May 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
2001 Bryan Point Road
Accokeek , MD 20607

Join the ISSP DC Chapter, Leaders in Energy, Net Impact, and USGBC National Capital Region for a tour of one of only 12 structures in the world that have met the Living Building Challenge (LBC).

This private event at the Alice Ferguson Foundation, located on the Potomac River, includes panel discussion of experts. They will share technical details of the LBC, the development of the building and the certification process and the relevance of the LBC to sustainability professionals.

The event also includes hands-on activities and lunch. It ends at 2 p.m., but join us afterward to tour the grounds and network with sustainability peers.

Daniel Pedersen, PhD, VP of Science & Standards, Green Seal will moderate our panel of speakers who are experts with experience managing a living building project.

  • Lori Arguelles, Executive Director of the Alice Ferguson Foundation
  • Molly Simpson, Program Analyst, Green Affordable Housing, DC Department of Energy & Environment
  • Merrell Ashley, Principal & Director of Sustainability, rand* construction corporation
  • Sandy Wiggins, Principal of Consilience, LLC, a consultancy with a mission to foster environmentally, socially and economically sustainable communities

About the Alice Ferguson Foundation
The Alice Ferguson Foundation (AFF) recently completed one year of operating a Living Building in their environmental education center. The foundation unites students, educators, park rangers, communities, regional organizations and government agencies throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area to promote the environmental sustainability of the Potomac River watershed.

Space is limited. Registration closes May 18.

  • $40 — Current ISSP Members, full-time students, and members of Net Impact and Leaders in Energy
  • $50 — Nonmembers
  • New Member Special: Event registration and one-year ISSP membership ($150 value for membership alone) — $150

A $1.50 processing fee will be added to all prices.