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REMINDER: Live chat with Tom Hicks of USGBC TODAY at 2pm EDT!

Posted By Jill Fehrenbacher On October 19, 2009 @ 10:37 am In Green Design Events,Policy,Sustainable Building | No Comments

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CALLING ALL GREEN DESIGNERS!

In case you missed it – we’re doing a LIVE INTERVIEW TODAY [1] with Tom Hicks of the USGBC [2], to discuss a brand new USGBC initiative to test and analyze the performance of ‘green buildings’ [3]. This is an extremely exciting BRAND NEW initiative from the USGBC [2], and Tom is leading the charge on establishing performance accountability for green buildings [3]. For those of you who have ever thought to themselves: “LEED is all fine and good, but what happens to LEED-rated buildings after they are built and get their certification?” – make sure you join us in this Inhabitat Green Chat [4] to find out more about this great new Building Performance Initiative [3] from the USBGC.

If you want to watch the interview and participate in the chat, SIGN UP NOW to join us at 2:00pm EDT/11:00am PDT [1] today.

SIGN UP HERE TO JOIN IN THE CONVERSATION > [1]

On top of driving a three-fold increase in LEED [5] activity in just a few short years, Tom has taken international LEED [5] participation from a base of 25 countries to more than 115 in just two years!  Our editor-in-chief Jill Fehrenbacher [6] will be speaking with Tom about his latest strategic venture with the USGBC [2]: the Building Performance Initiative.  Designed to bring ongoing accountability to LEED-certified [7] structures, this initiative ensures buildings meet or exceed their performance goals on a wide range of energy and environmental considerations.  We can’t wait to see you there! [1]

Join us TODAY, October 19 at 2:00pm EDT/11:00am PDT! [8]


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[1] LIVE INTERVIEW TODAY: http://webcast.acrobat.com/r.htm?e=170211&s=1&k=2955076AE28447B94082F4E9A35CA6F1

[2] USGBC: http://www.usgbc.org/

[3] analyze the performance of ‘green buildings’: http://www.greenerbuildings.com/news/2009/08/27/usgbc-confronts-challenges-green-building-performance

[4] Inhabitat Green Chat: http://www.inhabitat.com/green-talks/

[5] LEED: http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CategoryID=19

[6] Jill Fehrenbacher: http://www.inhabitat.com/author/jill

[7] LEED-certified: http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=64

[8] Join us TODAY, October 19 at 2:00pm EDT/11:00am PDT!: http://

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