July 2016 Events Note
 Save the Date: 9/22 - Green Building Showcase 2016
Thurs, 9/22: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
888 Boylston Street, Boston
Join us at the 2016 Green Building Showcase, the Chapter's premier fall event to showcase and celebrate exceptional green buildings conceived, designed, built & operated by our community of practitioners over the past year.

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Tues, 7/19:  8:30am - 10:30am
50 Milk Street, Boston
 
Interested in learning about WELL, the new building standard?

This session will help you consider whether to explore it further or if it still isn't as valuable as LEED...
 
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Wednesday, 7/20: 8:30am - 10:00am
50 Milk Street, Boston
Come join us for a discussion of the newly launched BREEAM USA green building standard and learn how it can help transform building operations in Boston.
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Thurs, 7/21: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
75 State St, Boston
During this tour & networking event, you will see inside the O+M Platinum process and connect with colleagues.

Thank you to CBRE for sponsoring this event!

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Tues, 7/24: 3:00pm  - 4:30pm
14 Chestnut Place, Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA, 02130

 Come join us for an intimate tour of this very special facility

The Old Oak Dojo is the first Living Building in Boston. We will gather for a summer meeting to connect and celebrate this special achievement.

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Weds, 7/27:  8:30am - 5:00pm
50 Milk Street
 
Join us for an in-depth course to prepare for the LEED AP exam. We will cover the ideology, structure, and certification process. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks throughout the day and hard-copy materials for attendees.
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Legislative BBQ Celebration!

Thurs, 7/28: 5 :30pm - 8:00pm
Old West Church
131 Cambridge St, Boston
 
Whew! It's been a crazy session on Beacon Hill. Join us to celebrate progress for sustainability policy in the Commonwealth
Thank you to Balanced Rock Capital for sponsoring!
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Coming Soon:

Thurs, 7/28:  8:30am - 5pm
50 Milk Street, Boston
 
J oin us for an in-depth course to prepare for the WELL AP exam. We will cover the ideology, structure, and certification process. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks throughout the day, and a hard-copy material for attendees.
 
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Thurs, 8/4: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Bristol Community College, 777 Elsbree St, Fall River, MA
Join us to tour and learn about the recently completed, net-zero-energy lab facility, the "John J. Sbrega Health and Science Building" at Bristol Community College in Fall River.

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Fri, 8/12: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
893 West St - Amherst, MA
During this tour we'll hear how the complexities of the LBC were met by the project team.

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Tues, 8/16: 8:30am - 10:30am
50 Milk Street

In this workshop you'll discover a new framework to transform existing neighborhoods through the lens of Equity, Resilience and Climate Change to prepare a roadmap and structure for how to move forward.  This hands-on exercise will help you develop an action plan for how to move forward.


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Wed, 8/17: 8:30am - 12:00pm
50 Milk Street
In this workshop , you'll learn how to rally your project team to achieve net zero commitment to never having to pay a utility bill ever again.

Join us for another edition of the "Eric Corey Freedman Show" to pep up for a sustainable built environment!


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Living Product Expo 
 

Tues, 9/13 - Thurs, 9/15 

1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 
Join us at the 2nd annual Living Product Expo in Pittsburgh, PA. The Expo is a groundbreaking new event that will bring together leading minds in the product industry and ignite a revolution in the way material are designed, manufactured and delivered.



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Are you going to Greenbuild 2016?


Register now for Greenbuild 2016 in LA! 

We will be hosting a New England-focused networking event to build excitement for next year's Greenbuild in Boston, while we are in LA this year. It's not too early to start thinking about it!

The USGBC MA Chapter has rented a big old house two blocks from Greenbuild in LA! Let us know if you want to take a room in the place. Contact celis@usgbcma.org 

Coming up in August: Greenfest!

Come out for GREENFEST! It's free and fun! August 19-21 at Boston City Hall Plaza.

Let us know if you'd like to volunteer and spread the good word about green buildings. We will have a booth and help more and more people see the benefits of green buildings.

Click here  to learn more and to register!

Also, in September: Resilience Expo

Connect with our friends at A Better City and the Boston Green Ribbon Commission for their important morning session at the Federal Reserve Bank.

The Symposium will mark a shift from planning to action in the citywide Climate Ready Boston initiative and will focus  on technologies, policies and actions to prepare the City's buildings, businesses and districts for the future.

Click here  to learn more and to register!