U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) Vision "Buildings and communities will sustain the health and vitality of all life within a generation." What is LEED?
USGBC's "Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design" (LEED) is a third-party green building certification program. Learn more on the different rating systems.
The Rhode Island Green Building Council (RIGBC) offers educational and outreach events statewide on the merits of green building and energy efficiency. The chapter also hosts LEED workshops and exam prep study sessionsfor individuals pursuing LEED professional credentials such as the Green Associate or LEED AP.
Senator Whitehouse was unable to attend but graciously sent us a video. Senator Whitehouse's direct message to us was both compelling and timely to the Chapter and the Summit.
Richard Saul Wurman gave an extraordinary luncheon talk that people were commenting on it throughout the day. Jack Groh, Director of the National Football League (NFL) Environmental Program, who provided a sweeping look athe NFL's sustainability initiatives,
and Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian whoprovided his views on sustainability, also gave extraordinary talks.
Thank You for your Participation!!
We would also like to Thank All of the Panelists for their Contributions.
We hope that all who attended had an extraordinary time at our 2013 FIFTH ANNUAL ~ US Green Building Council
Upper NortheastRegional Summit
PARTNER WITH THE LEADERS OF SUSTAINABILITY
•from Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and New York Upstate•
seven states … one sustainable state of mind
And Last But Not Least, THANK YOU TO OUR LEADERSHIP SUMMIT PARTNERS!
UNRC PLATINUM PARTNER
UNRC GOLD PARTNER
U.S. Green Building Council
UNRC SILVER PARTNERS
Alex and Ani University
UNRC HOST PARTNER
New England Institute for Technology
A THANK YOU NOTE
TO OUR HOST New England Institute of Technology
AND GENEROUS DONORS for making our foray into green building possible.
For a full list of Chapter sponsors, including Founding Sponsors, clickHere.
Check out the new Green Building Information Gateway!!
GBIG is a web-based tool, search engine and data platform for exploring and comparing the green dimensions of the built environment. Get your data, analysis and insights about green building practice throughGBIG.
Thank you to Chris Schaffner,LEED Fellow, with The Green Engineer, Inc for teaching the LEED BD & C Exam Prep class at NEIT on Post Road, Warwick, RI. We received many great reviews from attendees as to the your professionalism and understanding of the subject.
Thank you from the Rhode Island Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council! ________________
Rhode Island College and The Gilbane Building Company
The Green Business Forum Speaker Series! Rhode Island College
For more information, click here! The Green Business Forum events are free and open to the public. _____________
“INTERNATIONAL GREEN CONSTRUCTION CODE” (2012 IgCC)
FREE TRAINING - Friday June 28, 2013
New England Institute of Technology, One New England Tech Blvd, East Greenwich
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The RI Green Building Council (RIGBC) will be hosting a free full day advanced training session on the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) on Friday June 28, 2013, co-sponsored by the State of Rhode Island Building Commissioner’s Office.
See our EVENTS page for more details