3rd PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE this Wednesday evening!
Wednesday, Oct 15. 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Enjoy it live on the big screens at Bobby G’s Pizzeria, with the East Bay Green Drinkers: a lively monthly gathering for anyone interested in sustainability, including green business, environmental and social causes, architecture and design, organics, renewable energy and more.
Build It Green Presents:
Incentives and Rebates for Building Green
Wednesday, Oct 15. 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Costs $15
SF Dept of the Environment. 11 Grove St. near Civic Center Bart Station.
San Francisco recently enacted a set of green building requirements for private sector development – both residential and commercial, which are arguably the most comprehensive of any large city in the nation. Learn how the requirements will affect your projects, why San Francisco took this action, and what incentives will be available to help projects succeed–and exceed–the requirements. Special attention will be paid to historic buildings, energy and water efficiency, waste minimization, and new storm water management guidelines.
LEED for Schools Technical Review
Friday, Oct 17, 2008. 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.
Pacific Energy Center, 851 Howard Street
This all day seminar Presented by the USGBC is designed to provide a complete review of the LEED® for Schools Rating System™ and how to apply it on school projects including the tools and insights needed to incorporate green building practices into projects. Case studies of certified school projects illustrate successful strategies and practices for improving school design and performance.
USGBC Members $345. Non-members $445. Students $150
New York Cares: Volunteer Day in NYC
Saturday, Oct 18. 9:30am – 3:30pm.
On New York Cares Day, more than 8,000 volunteers will help paint a brighter future for thousands of New York City school children. Join us for a day of good, clean fun — painting murals and classrooms, adding bright new line games to playgrounds, organizing libraries, and planting flowers — to help create great learning environments at over 100 public schools throughout the five boroughs.
Here’s how to get involved!
Have a great week!