Author Archives: Ana Richters

MEMBER SOCIAL EVENT: St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

What’s a better way to celebrate green building practices than by raising a glass with your fellow ETN-USGBC members on the greenest day of the year, St. Patrick’s Day? We’re hosting our March social event on Tuesday, March 17, from 5:30-6:30pm … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE: Half-Day Seminar – 2012 Energy Codes in East Tennessee: What You Need to Know

Multiple communities in East Tennessee recently adopted new energy codes that will help owners of new and renovated properties save energy and reduce operating costs, however, transitioning to these new standards can bring challenges. USGBC TN, AIA, AGC, ASHRAE, ACEC … Continue reading

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CSI Knoxville Lunch & Learn on Air Movement for Energy-Efficient Comfort

Lacy Hohlbein, A/E Specialist, will be giving a talk on “Air Movement for Energy-Efficient Comfort in Conditioned Spaces” at the CSI Knoxville Chapter’s Feb. 18 Lunch & Learn at the East TN Community Design Center. As initiatives like ASHRAE Vision 2020 … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 4th Annual Green Light Awards Ceremony Winners!

ETN-USGBC held our 4th Annual Green Light Awards Ceremony on January 20, 2015, at The Square from 5:30-8:00pm, where we recognized local achievements in sustainability (photos). We’d like to extend a big congratulations to the following award recipients for their outstanding achievements … Continue reading

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The 4th Annual ETN-USGBC Green Light Awards Ceremony is Just Around the Corner

The 4th Annual ETN-USGBC Green Light Awards Ceremony will be held January 20, 2015, in The Square Room on Market Square. The Ceremony brings together building professionals and community members to celebrate the achievements of leaders and volunteers who have advanced … Continue reading

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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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