Below you will find a list of all upcoming committee meetings, Chapter & Branch events, and events from our strategic partners throughout our Chapter.
Tuesday, July 14 at Paseo Academy
Registration includes t-shirt, breakfast and lunch. (A $40 value)
BREAKOUT SESSION TOPICS:
The Schoolyard Gardens at KCCG works with students across the Kansas City metro to establish vegetable gardens on school grounds. KCCG support school staff and students to successfully grown gardens—exposing students to the wonders of growing their own fruits and vegetables.
Summit Information & Schedule
For payment or registration questions, please contact Summer Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail payment to: USGBC Central Plains, P.O. Box 414076, Kansas City, MO 64141.
Thank You to our Sponsors!
Thursday, July 16 from 11:45AM to 1:00PM
Join us as Earl Rudolph of CALMAC IceBank Energy Storage discusses what Energy Storage is, why it is needed to achieve sustainability, and the different types of energy storage technologies, specifically focusing on thermal energy storage. Designers will understand air-conditioning's role in efficiency, sustainability, and its various benefits after taking this course.
By completing this course the design professional will be able to:
1. Describe what energy storage is
2. List examples of different forms of energy storage
3. Describe how energy storage works
4. Describe why energy storage is needed to make new renewable generation sources (i.e. wind, solar) more viable
5. Explain how thermal energy storage saves energy and money
6. Explain how thermal storage may contribute towards a project earning LEED Certification
7. Explain how Westar Energy sets rates for commercial buildings
Thursday, July 16 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wichita WATER Center
101 East Pawnee
Wichita, Kansas 67211
Lunch will be provided at this event.
Registration closes at noon on Wednesday, July 15.
To register for payment at the door, contact Tom Nelson at email@example.com
Join us for a fun-filled day where we will create useful projects out of reused materials while working with prominent KC architects and designers! Come explore new and fun ways to reuse household items.
Family Art Day
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Kansas City City Zoo
6800 Zoo Drive
Swope Park Shelter #5
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
All families are welcome; hands-on activities will be geared for ages 4-14.
Children check-in at 10:00 AM, the art projects will begin at 10:30.
Lunch will be served at noon before heading to the zoo at 1:00 PM
Cost: This event is FREE, but space is limited to 50 children; pre-registration is recommended. Registration includes Zoo tickets for the afternoon.
Make it a car-free day! Ride your bike or take the 108 bus line to the zoo!
Questions? Email Cindy Carlson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 3rd Annual BUILDING THE HEARTLAND Conference, to be held August 31-September 2 at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, will offer two keynote speakers and one keynote panel in addition to approximately 50 accredited learning sessions.
For more information and to register, visit http://www.buildingchicagoexpo.com/.
To learn more, visit http://www.greenbuildexpo.com/
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