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    • 14 Mar 2014
    • 01 Sep 2014
    • Online
    Green Apple Day of Service
    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Why Sponsor?
    The Wisconsin Green Building Alliance welcomes individual, family, and company sponsorship for the 2014 Green Apple Day of Service. Each generous contribution will support Day of Service supplies, program development/promotion, and mini-grants for service projects across the state on September 27, 2014.

    Sponsors may choose to support the full program and receive the benefits outlined below, or support a school directly with cash or in-kind donations. Please note, some of the benefits include thank you materials from participating schools. You may not receive a thank you from a school in your area, but it will be from a school that received funding support. To support a specific school, please contact the school directly.


    Sponsor Levels & Benefits

    $1,000 Ultra Gold
    McIntosh level benefits, plus:
    An original production thank you video starring a class of students at a participating GADoS school.
    Our deep gratitude for your support.

    $500 McIntosh
    Jubilee level benefits, plus:
    Receive an electronic file of the Green Apple mark to show your association with and support of the Green Apple initiative.
    Your family or business name displayed on the GADoS webpage and on WGBA GADoS-related social media posts.
    Our deep gratitude for your support.

    $250 Jubilee
    Honeycrisp level benefits, plus:
    An autographed picture of a project your donation helped fund by a class of students at a participating school.
    Our deep gratitude for your support.

    $100 Honeycrisp
    Courtland level benefits, plus:
    A Limited Edition, original work of art, on a handwritten thank you note crafted
    by two students at a participating school.
    Our deep gratitude for your support.

    $75 Cortland
    A “Green Apple Donor” certificate of appreciation signed by WGBA’s Green
    Schools committee
    Our deep gratitude for your support.

    $50 Earligold
    A handwritten thank you note from a student at a participating school.
    Our deep gratitude for your support.

    $25 SweeTango
    Our deep gratitude for your support.
    • 01 Aug 2014
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Your Computer or Hunzinger Construction Company, 21100 Enterprise Ave, Brookfield, WI
    LEED for Contractors
    Part 1: Sustainable Sites & Indoor Environmental Quality

    Eligible for: 1.5 CE Hour

    Please join us in-person at Hunzinger Construction Company, or via webinar from your computer (select when you register).

    Get to know the roles and responsibilities of the contractor for Sustainable Sites (SS) and Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) credits in this 1.5 hour course. We will review which SS and IEQ credits have primary responsibility with the contractor, provide a step-by-step action list for each credit, and share valuable tools for documenting and tracking. The course features hands-on LEED Online template tutorials, and helpful tips for implementation, tracking and documentation throughout. Great insight for all project team members.

    There are some items you need to have in order to successfully complete the course:
    1. Pen, paper, and highlighter (to take notes and jot down definitions)
    2. LEED 2009 for New Construction project checklist (click to download)
    3. LEED 2009 Online Sample Credit Forms (link to download coming soon!) 
    It's also a great opportunity to network with other green building professionals!

    If you attend in-person, please bring your lunch. Lunch will not be provided.
    • 12 Aug 2014
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • UWM School of Continuing Education, 161 West Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI
    Sustainable Building for Municipalities
    Session 2: Indoor Environmental Air Quality & Energy Savings through Water

    Join us as we explore the importance of managing indoor environmental air quality and the energy savings associated with reduced water usage. By attending this session, you will be able to:
    • Discuss all aspects of indoor environmental air quality
    • Identify ways to improve air quality in buildings and strategies to employ in existing and new buildings
    • Evaluate energy cost based on water usage
    • Determine strategies to incorporate in projects for existing and new buildings

    Course Fee:
    Municipalities within Milwaukee County: $37 per person
    Municipalities outside Milwaukee County: $53 per person


    Instruction By:
    Joe Azzarello, USGBC Faculty, LEED AP
    Sr. Sustainability Engineer
    The Kohler Co
    .

    Joseph (Joe) Azzarello is Senior Staff Engineer, Sustainability, for the Kohler Co. Mr. Azzarello is one of the original 10 founding members of the US Green Building Council (USGBC) in 1993. He was the first Vice Chairman of the US Green Building Council from 1994 to 1996 and served on the national Board of Directors of the USGBC for several years. He was a member of the team that developed the very first LEED New Building Design and Construction Guideline, commonly known as LEED 1.0, and was involved in beta testing the new guideline with an existing Green Building.

    Mr. Azzarello has been in the environmental field for over 25 years implementing recycling, energy efficiency, sustainability, marketing and green building design and construction programs for several Fortune 500 companies. He worked as a LEED Reviewer for several years rating the LEED Compliance of over 200 buildings to the LEED Guidelines for certification. He is a certified LEED Instructor and registered and active USGBC® Faculty™.

    He is a frequent speaker on Green Buildings and Environmental Sustainability and has traveled and trained extensively throughout the world, having trained well over 2,000 people in LEED, Green Buildings and Environmental Sustainability issues. He has also directed the LEED Certification of buildings obtaining Certified, Silver, Gold, and Platinum LEED Certification levels and currently heads the Education Committee for the Wisconsin Green Building Alliance and is a member of the USGBC Manufacturers Users Group, working with other industry leaders to develop compliance paths for LEED Certification of manufacturing facilities.

    • 15 Aug 2014
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Your Computer or Hunzinger Construction Company, 21100 Enterprise Ave, Brookfield, WI
    LEED for Contractors
    Part 2: Materials & Resources

    Eligible for: 1.5 CE Hour

    Please join us in-person at Hunzinger Construction Company, or via webinar from your computer (select when you register).

    This 90 minute course continues exploring the role of the contractor and the specific Materials and Resources (MR) credits for which they are primarily responsible in this 1.5 hour audio course. We will provide a step-by-step action list for MR credits 3-7, and share valuable tools for documenting and tracking required data. The course features hands-on LEED Online template tutorials, and helpful tips for implementation, tracking and documentation throughout. Great insight for all project team members! (Participation in Part 1 is not required.)

    There are some items you need to have in order to successfully complete the course:
    1. Pen, paper, and highlighter (to take notes and jot down definitions)
    2. LEED 2009 for New Construction project checklist (click to download)
    3. LEED 2009 Online Sample Credit Forms (link to download coming soon!) 
    It's also a great opportunity to network with other green building professionals!

    If you attend in-person, please bring your lunch. Lunch will not be provided.
    • 22 Aug 2014
    • 4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Miller Park, 1 Brewers Way, Milwaukee, WI 53214
    • 36


    4:30 PM Tailgate in the stadium parking lot starts (look for the lime green flag)

    5:30 PM Short talk about the green building aspects of the stadium from our special guests:
    • John Creighton, VP/GM Global Workplace Solutions, Johnson Controls
    • Jeff Hansen, Customer Business Manager at Miller Park
    6:00 PM

     Dinner is served!

    7:10 PM  Brewers v. Pirates

    Tickets will be distributed during the tailgate.

    Brewers game-day giveaway is a free t-shirt!

    The main dish will be provided, but we ask that you bring a side dish or dessert item to share, potluck style, or give a little extra and we'll take care of food for you. Select when you register.

    Registration closes August 15th! Get your tickets today!

    Thank you to our fantastic ballgame social sponsor:


       
    • 10 Sep 2014
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706
    • 150

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