Join us for a fun Green Scene and help make a difference with your donation. As part of a commitment to supporting and advancing initiatives that serve to better the community, each month West Sixth Brewing Company chooses a non-profit organization as a partner for their Wooden Nickel Program. January is "USGBC Kentucky Wooden Nickel Month" at West Sixth!
Join USGBC Kentucky for our final, fun, delicious Green Scene of 2016, hosted upstairs in the lounge at Butchertown Grocery (a restaurant). Learn about redevelopment efforts and community commitments in Butchertown. Mingle with USGBC KY members, volunteers and accredited professionals. Enjoy delicious food and specialty drinks from one of Louisville's hottest spots.
All are welcome for a tour of Sheppard Square, a HOPE VI Revitalization development, registered as a LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) community, in downtown Louisville. The event begins with a quick lunch at YouthBuild Louisville. Come enjoy a meal with the partners, including Smoketown residents!
The City of Louisville will give away 350 Kentucky native trees to Jefferson County residents. Trees are in 3-gallon containers and will easily fit into a compact car. This event will need 15-20 volunteers to help set-up, direct traffic, distribute the trees, and assist with clean up after the event. Volunteers are needed from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The 2016 Energy Conservation Conversation will focus on the theme: Save Energy. Drive Profits.
Join us for a tour of two ID+A installations to see how DIRTT is revolutionizing the world of construction. Start with a networking Green Scene, then a "Walk and Talk" tour of ID&A's DIRTT Green Learning Center. We'll then take a TARC ZeroBus to see the DIRTT installation at Gulfstream offices in Waterfront Park Place. The TARC ZeroBus will return registrants to ID+A after the event.
Small workshops will be held in classrooms of the Child Development Lab to educate the children on matters of growing edible plants on a small scale, using repurposed milk jugs and other recyclable or recycled goods.
USGBC Kentucky is pleased to partner with ASHRAE Bluegrass Chapter at our Lexington Green Scene. All are welcome for informal networking with USGBC Kentucky and ASHRAE Bluegrass Board members, sponsors, volunteer leaders, Emerging Professionals, members and visitors. Enjoy networking in the LEED Gold offices of RossTarrant Architects, a USGBC member firm. Informal tours of the RossTarrant offices will be available during the Green Scene!
Join us as we partner with the Kentucky Solar Energy Society for this free tour of existing solar installations. See how Kentucky families and businesses are harnessing free energy from the sun to generate electricity, heat and cool their homes, heat water, charge their electric cars, and slash monthly utility bills. Activities begin with an overview of solar basics, energy efficiency and the benefits of net metering, followed by a self-guided tour of several homes and businesses harnessing the power of the sun. Later, please join us for an "after-tour" celebration.
Join USGBC Kentucky on Wednesday, Sept. 28 for a tour and Green Scene at Duke Energy's Envision Center.
Students, educators, and community members are invited to learn about sustainable urban agriculture. Guest speaker, Stephen Bartlett, the coordinator of Sustainable Agriculture of Louisville, will give a small workshop on sustainable agriculture techniques and benefits, then volunteers will do hands-on work in the garden. All are welcome!
Help support the ACE (Architecture, Construction, Engineering) Mentor Scholarship Program, aimed at empowering interested young people to enter the design and construction industries
You're invited to the LEED Plaque Ceremony for the Hampton Inn & Suites Owensboro, the first newly constructed LEED hotel in Kentucky.
Join USGBC Kentucky for a fun and relaxing summer evening at the Corner Restaurant and Bar in the newly LEED Certified Aloft Louisville Downtown!
You're invited to the LEED Plaque ceremony for Aloft Louisville Downtown, the first LEED certified hotel in Louisville!
Join USGBC Kentucky board and members for a long-awaited Green Scene in Lexington!
Join USGBC Kentucky during the Norton Commons Homerama for a Green Scene at the LEED Gold offices of sponsor CMTA Consulting Engineers. CMTA's offices are the only LEED commercial building in Norton Commons. However, soon CMTA will have company from two LEED Homes, both of which are the first LEED homes to be featured in a Kentucky Homerama.
Volunteer to serve beverages for one shift at Forecastle Festival to help USGBC Kentucky raise funds. All volunteers receive free admission to Forecastle Festival the day they volunteer, and a USGBC Kentucky t-shirt.
This summit builds upon the past success of the former Go Green, Save Green Workshop by expanding the scope of sustainability focused workshops, speakers, and sessions to encompass a regional perspective.
USGBC Kentucky is partnering with American Training Solution, for a full day seminar where students can earn 8 AIA HSW + 8 LEED/GBCI credits. Half day options available, either a.m. or p.m., earning 4 AIA/HSW + 4 LEED/GBCI credits. Breakfast and a warm lunch are included. Topics include rooftop support systems, DEFI process, water source heat pumps, hardwoods, concrete.
Join USGBC Kentucky, in partnership with AIA/CKC for a weekend of LEED education and building tours in historic Berea and on the campus of Berea College.
USGBC Kentucky invites members and guests to our inaugural Annual Meeting and Member Awards event!
Help convert a storm water detention area into an outdoor classroom. Volunteer to help Boone County District Energy Manager, Karen Lenihan, and Boone County High School Environmental Science Teacher, Lenny Beck, for this Green Apple Day of Service project.
USGBC Kentucky will host an inaugural regional training workshop on the Sustainable SITES Initiative rating system. The workshop will focus on concepts and goals of sustainable
and regenerative land design. Come learn the principles and practical application of the SITES rating system.
Join USGBC Kentucky Emerging Professionals at the grand opening of the LEED-registered Speed Museum. Training on LEED features provided by K. Norman Berry Associates and Kerr-Greulich Engineers. Volunteer shifts run two to three hours at a time.
Join USGBC Kentucky the morning of the AIA/CSI Trade Fair to earn valuable LEED-specific CE toward your LEED Green Associate or LEED AP credential. "Transparency in Reporting under LEED v4" and "Improving Indoor Air Quality in the Built Environment" will be presented by Tarkett, and "Affordable and Attainable Net Zero Energy Design Strategies" will be presented by Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects.
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.
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!
Join USGBC Kentucky at our first Green Scene of 2016
For professionals to better recognize opportunities to incorporate solar energy systems into their projects, respond to related inquiries from their clients with up-to-date information, and acquire general knowledge about hiring installers, and available incentives for solar installations.