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Intro to EcoDistricts

  • 12 Nov 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • TBA

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  • Payment may be made online via credit card or PayPal, or at the door via cash, check (payable to USGBC-Missouri Gateway) or credit card (VISA, MasterCard or Discover). Payments made in advance via credit card or PayPal are non-refundable.

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In-Depth Seminar 
Intro to EcoDistricts

Within the world of green rating systems, LEED provides a model for building-level sustainability, for single-entity controlled community developments, for campuses, and for cities, but it does not have a model for neighborhoods/districts that are undergoing major redevelopment.  EcoDistricts is a way for districts and neighborhoods to guide urban development to empower just, sustainable, and resilient neighborhoods.

Neighborhoods and cities trying to achieve these goals can follow the EcoDistricts’ “Protocol” to take a collaborative, holistic, neighborhood-scale approach to community design to achieve rigorous, meaningful performance outcomes that matter to people and planet.

In addition, EcoDistricts has just released a certification program to recognize those districts that have achieved the goals established through the protocol and an accreditation for people working to create and sustain EcoDistricts.

This session will walk through the EcoDistrict Protocol, provide an introduction to the certification process and introduce the accreditation.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Identify the fundamental goals and principles of an EcoDistrict
  • Explain the main components of the EcoDistricts Protocol
  • Apply basic concepts of an EcoDistrict in order to begin formation of an EcoDistrict
  •  Illustrate the importance of regional sustainability efforts

SPEAKER
Cady Scott Seabaugh, Vice President – Communications & Sustainability, McCormack Baron Salazar, Inc.
Cady Seabaugh manages communications across the company and externally with funders, government partners, resident partners and the media. In this role, she oversees public relations, new business development, funding applications, social and new media, and internal communications. In addition, as a LEED Accredited Professional, she assists Project Managers and the Design and Construction team in ensuring that all sustainability goals and performances are met.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
Submitted for approval of 2 GBCI CE Hours and 2 AIA LU

WHEN
November 12, 2019
3:00 – 5:00 pm

WHERE
TBA

FEE
$30 for USGBC-MGC Members
$45 for Non-members

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