Sustainable Design Green Building Forum

Sunday, 18 May, 2014  |  01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Sustainable Design Green Building Forum
Saving Water & Energy through Good Planning  
Date:    Sunday, May 18, 2014, 1-4 PM
Location:  Prescott College Crossroads Center, 220 Grove Ave., Prescott
Sponsors:  Sierra Club Yavapai Group and Prescott College
Contacts:  Doris Cellarius (Sierra Club): 928-778-6724 or
doris@cellarius.org
Join us for a panel presentation featuring local experts who design, build and sell sustainably designed homes and buildings, followed by a tour of Prescott College’s new LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certified dorms.


Learn how you can use sustainable design techniques to save water and energy on your new or existing home or business and become part of the solution to our water and energy challenges.There will be discussion of a variety of projects, including Prescott College’s new LEED certified dorms that received LEED™ Platinum certification, the highest level in the standard developed by the U.S. Green Building Council. This achievement places Prescott College with the first LEED Platinum building in Yavapai County, one of few such higher education student housing facilities in the nation.A highlight of the forum is a narrated walking tour of the dorms.


LEED is the accepted standard for green building certification across the nation, and is also in common use in other
countries around the world. Green building features include solar heating and cooling, high-efficiency lighting and
appliances, low-flow water fixtures, recycled/recyclable carpets, certified wood, non-toxic finishes and furnishings,
native landscaping, and rainwater catchment for irrigation of food producing trees, vines and gardens.
There will be refreshments and plenty of time for discussion and your questions.
Please join us on Sunday, May 18
th
, to learn more about sustainable design and how it can be applied to personal
projects large and small, old and new. For more information contact Doris Cellarius, 928-778-6724.

Sunday, 18 May, 2014

01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Cost:

Free

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Location:

Crossroads Center
220 Grove Ave
Prescott, AZ 86301 US

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Doris Cellarius
Email: Phone: 928-778-6724
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