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Thoughts About Downtown Knoxville (And Other Matters)

David Dewhirst, owner of Dewhirst Properties, will be giving his “Thoughts about downtown Knoxville (and other matters)” at a public meeting of the Technical Society of Knoxville at 11:30AM on April 27 at the Crowne Plaza. David is a visionary with … Continue reading

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Swing by Our Weatherization Booth at Earth Fest this Saturday!

ETN-USGBC’s Bruce Glanville will be manning our Weatherization booth at the 16th Annual Earth Fest is this Saturday, April 18, so be sure to swing by and say “hi” to him, and expand your knowledge of what weatherization is, and … Continue reading

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NETWORKING EVENT: Bearden Beer Market April 22

Join fellow ETN-USGBC members at the Bearden Beer Market from 5:30-6:30pm on April 22, as we celebrate the 45th Annual Earth Day by networking and drinking beer in the (hopefully) sunny outdoors!

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Continuing Education Credits Opportunity: Workshop on Building Envelope Solutions May 18

The Dept. of Energy’s Building Technologies Office is sponsoring a Residential/Commercial Envelope Meeting to discuss how new and future envelope technologies can create additional, cost-effective energy savings opportunities on May 18 at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Conference Center in Oak Ridge, … Continue reading

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Gil Penalosa to Speak on Creating Vibrant Cities at the 4th Annual Tennessee Bike Summit

Gil Penalosa, Founder and Chairman of 8-80 Cities, will give a keynote speech on Creating Vibrant Cities for All, an evening with Gil Penalosa at 7pm at The Standard as part of the 4th Annual Tennessee Bike Summit. The event is free … Continue reading

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The 4th Annual Tennessee Bike Summit Is Coming to Knoxville April 23-24!

Register today for the 4th Annual Tennessee Bike Summit! The Summit, sponsored by Bike Walk Knoxville and Bike Walk Tennessee, will be held April 23-24 at the Knoxville Convention Center. Tickets are $85 for both days or $45 for a single … Continue reading

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Our 2nd Design Slam Competition is Just Around the Corner!

Join us for a repeat of our immensely popular DesignSlam Knoxville Competition on April 14 from 5:30-9:00pm at the Relix Variety Theatre on N. Central Street.

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Seeking Director for New Tennessee Chapter of the USGBC

The new Tennessee Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council is currently seeking an Executive Director to manage administrative, financial, and other functions to support the chapter. CLICK HERE for more details about the position, and for application instructions. Applications are … Continue reading

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UTK’s Natalie L. Haslam Music Center receives LEED Certification

The University of Tennessee’s Natalie L. Haslam Music Center recently achieved silver level LEED certification. The building, which opened in 2013, features windows that reduce solar heat gain, and rainwater collection and storage for irrigation of the building’s landscaping. The Natalie L. Haslam … Continue reading

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Big Changes are Coming to ETN-USGBC!

We’re becoming a branch of the new USGBC Tennessee Chapter! This means a lot of things, including a search for an Executive Director (job description below). Our Board of Directors has written the following letter detailing what members can expect … Continue reading

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