The windows being used here at the Center for Bioregional Living used to be supermarket freezer doors! Hear more at this presentation:
Can Permaculture Feed the World?
Wednesday, Mar 5. 7 pm. Friends Meeting House, in NY.
Sustainable organic agriculture can be scaled up from backyard gardens and greenmarket vendors to replace industrial farming. Find out how and why. Join us for an entertaining and empowering crash course in agriculture, history and ecological design solutions with permaculture teacher Andrew Faust, creator of the Center for Bioregional Living.
German Energy Efficiency Symposium with German delegates offering insight into energy efficiency and green building.
Tuesday, March 4. 8:30am – 7pm
OpenEco Carbon Reporting Workshop
Tuesday, Mar 4.
A day long workshop in New York City, designed to help U.S. based companies to understand best practice in reporting to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).
Green Drinks at Varnish in SF on Wednesday!
Amory Lovins at City Arts and Lectures
Thursday, Mar 6. Herbst Theatre
Amory Lovins is Co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute, and author of Natural Capitalism. His recent Winning the Oil Endgame is a “roadmap to getting the U.S. completely, attractively, and profitably off oil.” The recipient of numerous awards including a MacArthur Fellowship, Lovins was named a “Hero for the Planet” by Time magazine in 2000. Also, don’t miss Bill McKibben on Monday, March 24.
Retrofitting Green: Why It Makes (Dollars and) Sense!
Thursday, Mar 6. 8am – 11 am. The Stanford Court Hotel. SF, CA 94108.
The existing building stock in California is tremendous. Yet the most underutilized LEED product and the one from which we have the most to gain is LEED for existing buildings. LEED-EB has been specifically crafted to offer incentives to those building owners who choose to retrofit their buildings with green design elements. Come hear from owners who are at the forefront of green construction retrofitting, along with representatives from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco, as they discuss this important issue and the significant added value it can offer to the sustainability movement.
Deadline: March 12.
Announcing two new USGBC New York design competitions to showcase the incredible creativity and talent of the NYC green building community – 2008 Tote Bag Competition and 2008 Photo Competition.
Have a great week!