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Mayor to Present on Sustainability in Knoxville at the December ASHRAE Meeting

Mayor Madeline Rogero will speak about “Knoxville: A Sustainable City” at the December 17 meeting of the East TN Chapter of ASHRAE from 11:45 – 1:00 PM. Erin Gill, Director of Sustainability for the City of Knoxville, will be accompanying her.

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Call for Submissions: 2014 Green Light Awards

Project Entry Form Deadline Extended to Dec.9th! Project submission is now open for the 4th Annual ETN-USGBC Green Light Awards Ceremony, which will be held on January 20, 2015. The Ceremony brings together building professionals and community members to celebrate the … Continue reading

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November Lunch & Learn – 2012 ICC: Exterior Building Envelope

Rick Ziegler will be speaking on “2012 ICC: Exterior Building Envelope” at this month’s Lunch & Learn from 11:30-1:00PM at The Foundry. The presentation will focus on building enclosure performance, recent code developments, and the BECx process.

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And So Ends Another Successful Weatherization Month

October is winding down, which means our weatherization activities are coming to an end. We want to thank everyone who participated in the planning and execution of our events this month. Your help was very much appreciated! We’ve got a … Continue reading

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Weatherization Day 2014: Come Help Us Weatherize a Local Home!

ETN-USGBC is holding its annual Weatherization Day on October 25 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM at 1211 Exeter Ave, Knoxville, TN 37921. Weatherization Day is a one-day energy retrofit of a Knoxville home by volunteers. Professionals experienced in weatherizing homes, like Bruce Glanville of Energy … Continue reading

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Dr. Tom Lawrence to Present on ASHRAE Standard 189.1: A New Standard for High Performance, Green Buildings

Dr. Tom Lawrence, Senior Public Service Associate at the University of Georgia, will discuss the new ASHRAE Standard 189.1 for High Performance, Green Buildings at the ASHRAE East TN Chapter meeting on October 15 at Rothchild Catering from 11:45AM-1:00PM.

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October Lunch & Learn: The Benefits of Weatherization

It’s Weatherization Month, and ETN-USGBC is planning two events in its honor. Learn more about what weatherization is, the government’s involvement, and how you can benefit from it at this month’s Lunch & Learn, then apply that knowledge as a volunteer helping … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Accessibility Symposium to Showcase Designing for Accessibility

The 3rd Annual East Tennessee Accessibility Symposium will be held October 3 at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum from 9AM to 4PM. This interactive symposium will demonstrate how to design for accessibility, how it benefits everyone in the community, not just seniors … Continue reading

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Lunch and Learn: What is a high performance, healthy school, and is it something every school system can afford?

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We Had a Wonderful Turnout for Our Inaugural DesignSlam Competition

ETN-USGBC hosted our first-ever DesignSlam Knoxville competition last night at The Standard. There were design teams, beverages, food, and people. So many people!

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