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Sep 23: Road to Sustainability II Conference
Sustainable Pittsburgh and the Community College of Beaver County are teaming up to present this cutting-edge conference where businesses and organizations will learn practical ways for moving a company from sustainable concept to sustainable reality, and what it will take train the current workforce.
Throughout the day, attendees will hear from regional and national experts and • Obtain first-hand information on how to implement a sustainable plan • Learn about what products to use • Capture the return on your investment when "going green" • Hear about construction, renovation, energy audits, and funding sources
Guests will also have the opportunity to attend mini workshops on such topics as
• GBC LEED programs • Mechanical systems • Grant development • Energy Auditing I and II • Municipal leadership • Business (employer) leadership • Building design • Energy company available funding • Sustainable construction with EPS • Storm water management and utilization • Lighting system primer • Variable frequency drive applications • Recycling EPS
8:30-3 at the Athletics and EventsCenter of the Community College of Beaver County in CenterTownship. Cost: $40 per person; includes breakfast and lunch. More information and registration are available online. A Resources Room will also be available throughout the day, During the conference, a resources room will highlight vendors displaying green products and services. To reserve space at the conference as a vendor, contact (724) 480-3443.