Central Florida has a great USGBC Chapter that is very active and always looking for new members. If you are interested in Going Green or finding those builders out there that are Green take a look at the chapter upcomming events and maybe become a member yourself.
Upcoming Chapter Events
Chapter Board Meeting - The next Chapter Board and Membership Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 8th at TLC's office. Please visit our chapter website for details.
Brevard Branch Meeting - The next Brevard Branch meeting will be held on January 24th at the Solar Energy Center, Brevard Community College. See the attached agenda for more details.
Central Florida USGBC Golf Outing - Monday, February 4th, 2008. This event will be held at the Legacy Club at Alaqua Lakes in Lake Mary, an Audubon Silver Certified Sanctuary.
Green Events around the Central Florida Region
Congress of New Urbanism Annual Meeting - The fourth annual CNU Florida Statewide Meeting will be held at Rollins College in downtown Winter Park on the 24 - 25 of January 2008. This year's Statewide Meeting brings home CNU National's message "New Urban is the convenient solution to the inconvenient truth." Click here for more details.
LEED EB Technical Review - A LEED EB Technical Review is being held in Jacksonville on January 25th. Please see attached for more details.
University of Florida Water Institute Symposium - February 27-28th The symposium will bring together scientists, engineers, academics, policy makers, water managers, industry representatives, lawyers, students and the public to understand the relationships among challenges to water resources sustainability, explore solutions for pressing issues using science, technology, policy & education, and Provide broad based recommendations to ensure water resources sustainability for Florida and beyond This symposium format is designed to encourage collaboration and ensure participants' involvement through dynamic and interactive panel sessions, seminars and town meetings. Click here for more details
Learning To LEED - LEED NC 2.2 - This introductory LEED course offered through the University of Florida TREE Center is coming back to Orlando in 2008. Sessions have been schedule for February 21-22 and June 19-20. Seats fill up quickly so register as soon as possible. Click here for more details and to register.
Air Contaminants Conference: Construction, Renovation and Maintenance Activities - The First Annual Air Contaminants Conference will be held on February 28-29th at the Plaza Resort in Daytona Beach. The conference will look at the current Health and Regulatory Issues that can be generated from Construction, Renovation and Maintenance Activities in facilities, and also their possible effects on compliance with Green Buildings Efforts. There will also be opportunities to learn from the displays and demonstration of manufactures' materials and equipment for control of various Air Contaminants. See attached for more details.
Green Earth Expo - The 2008 Green Earth Expo will be taking place here in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center May 15-18th 2008. Click here for more details.