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LEED for Homes Day - October 16th

Lisa F.
lisa.f.organizer
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Portland, ME
Post #: 174
For all you green building aficionados...LEED is gaining ground as a rating system for green buildings. LEED-H is specifically for homes (our own Lee & Tom have the only LEED platinum rated home in Maine, I believe). Anyway, here is an excellent event coming up that you should check out:

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LEED for Homes Day: An Evening Event for the General Public

October 16, 2007 at 7:00 PM


In this forum, Danuta Drozdowicz of Fore Solutions, Richard Renner of Richard Renner Architects, Peter Taggart of Taggart Construction and Chris Briley of the Green Design Studio will summarize the US Green Building Council?s LEED for Homes program. They will show how, through proper design and construction methods, LEED homes can save energy and reduce their ecological footprint on our planet. They will present three separate LEED-H projects from Freeport by three separate design/build teams and will showcase their many high-performing features and how they are helping Maine lead the way in the green building movement.

Danuta Drozdowicz, a LEED Accredited Professional, is a Senior Project Manager with Fore Solutions and serves as USGBC LEED for Homes Provider for the state of Maine. Danuta has 25 years of experience in the field of energy efficient construction and sustainable design and has helped each of the presenters with their LEED certifications.

Peter Taggart is a contractor and the owner of Taggart Construction, in Freeport, a company that has made building green, their focus since 1994. He is on the board of directors of the Maine Chapter of the US Green Building Council. Among his many sustainable works is the first LEED-H Silver certified Home in the country.

Christopher Briley is an Architect and LEED Accredited Professional. He is the founding principal of his new architectural firm in Yarmouth, the Green Design Studio, and is also on the board of directors of the Maine Chapter of the US Green Building Council. Among his sustainable works is the first LEED-H Gold certified House in New England.

Richard Renner is an Architect and LEED Accredited Professional. He is the founding Principal of Richard Renner Architects in Portland and serves on the board of directors of the Maine Chapter of the US Green Building Council. Among his many sustainable projects is the first LEED Platinum certified Home in New England.

This event is free and open to the public. The event will be held at the East End School on Portland's Munjoy Hill.
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