Below you will find a list of all upcoming committee meetings, Chapter & Branch events, and events from our strategic partners throughout our Chapter.
Offered by USGBC Central Plains - Wichita Branch & AIA Wichita
Construction Law Attorney Wyatt Hoch, Partner at Foulston Siefkin LLP in Wichita, discusses design contracts for projects involving sustainable design and LEED Certification. Gain a better understanding of the legal ramifications of sustainable project contracts, with an eye toward minimizing the architect and engineer’s liability associated with LEED certification on projects.
Mr. Hoch’s training in architecture and experience in construction place him in a unique position to counsel Architects, Engineers, and Contractors. His practice includes design and construction contract drafting and consulting, claim negotiation, and dispute resolution in both arbitration and court settings on a nationwide basis. He was named the Wichita Construction Lawyer of the Year in 2011, and Wichita Litigation – Construction Lawyer of the Year in 2013 by Best Lawyers in America ®. Mr. Hoch serves as the lead attorney for the firm’s construction law practice.
1 AIA LU is available for this program.
Thursday, March 13 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wichita, Kansas 67203
The program will be held in the basement meeting room, which is accessible via the elevators. Visitor parking is available near the entrance.
Lunch will be provided at this event.
Registration closes at noon on Wednesday, March 12.
Central Plains Chapter is offering "Introduction to LEED v4" webinars that will allow you to gain broad insight and establish a foundation for adopting LEED v4 into your green building practice. Explore common themes in this new rating system such as synergies within the rating system, integrative process, and the role of performance.
Each webinar is approved for 1 hour of LEED Specific (BD+C, ID+C, EBOM, HOMES, ND) GBCI hours as well as 1 AIA/CES LU/HSW hour.
Space is limited and lunch will be included.
LEED 252: Introduction to LEED v4: Performance: Measuring for Success - Friday, March 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Please join the T.E.S.S. (Trainer of Energy & Sustainable Systems) team as we begin the construction of our mobile educational trailer.
To learn more about T.E.S.S., visit www.usgbccentralplains.org/TESS
Both members and non-members are welcome!
Please bring work gloves and any tools you anticipate needing.
Questions? Email TESS@usgbccentralplains.org or call 913-735-7533.
Click here TESS - Parking Space 19 Map.pdf for the Underground direction map.
To learn more, visit http://www.greenbuildexpo.com/