REGISTER NOW: 2012 Energy Codes in East Tennessee – What You Need to Know

floorplansJoin USGBC TN, AIA, AGC, ASHRAE, and ACEC for a half-day seminar to help identify how the 2012 codes are changing the industry, how these changes will affect liability, and how communities and industries can make these changes work for all stakeholders.

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Lunch & Learn: Sustainable Leak-Free Roof Systems

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERACSI Knoxville Chapter is hosting a Lunch & Learn on “Sustainable Leak-Free Roof Systems” March 25 from 11:30-12pm at the East Tennessee Community Design Center.

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In this one hour course, we will define the key attributes of sustainable roofing within a long-term design view. Attendees will learn about sustainable roofing benefits, including extended roof life and reduced heat island effect. Through case studies, we will discuss various sustainable roof types, including fluid-applied roof systems. We will address applications and installations of sustainable roofs in terms of best practices, performance and contribution to a more sustainable built environment.

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2015 ETN Building Products Show March 10

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NETWORKING SOCIAL EVENT: St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

image001What’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 at Central Flats and Taps. Bring your coworkers, bring your friends, bring yourself! Specials include 25% off bottles of wine, and happy hour till 7pm.

DATE: 17 March 2015
TIME: 5:30 – 6:30 pm
LOCATION: Central Flats and Taps
SPECIALS: Happy Hour till 7pm, 25% off wine bottles

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

floorplansMultiple 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 are co-sponsoring a half-day seminar ​on ​April 10 from 8am – 1pm to help identify how the 2012 codes are changing the industry, how these changes will affect liability, and how communities and industries can make these changes work for all stakeholders.

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

CaptureLacy 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.

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

GreenLight_LogoETN-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 in the field of sustainability in the built environment:

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

2014 GLA email header.aiThe 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 sustainability in the East Tennessee region. Cocktails and networking begin at 5:30pm, the buffet opens at 6:00pm, and the program will begin at 6:30pm.

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

madelineMayor 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

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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 achievements of leaders and volunteers who have advanced sustainability in the East Tennessee region. The project entry forms are due by December 9, 2014. Final project submissions are due by December 18, 2014. Submissions will be eligible for two award categories: Green Project Awards (several awards), and the Student’s Choice Award (only one award).

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