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    • 01-Dec-2017
    • (EST)
    • 31-Dec-2017
    • (EST)
    • Cast your vote online
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    Board of Directors Election

    FOR THE 2018 BOARD

    See candidate bios below. This is a "Yes" or "No" collective vote for the entire slate of candidates listed below.

     


    Only active Chapter members can cast a vote.

    To renew or sign up as a new member, click here. 


    CLICK HERE TO VOTE


    If you cannot access the voting page,
    check to make sure that you are using the email associated with your membership. OR, your membership may have lapsed. 
    If you have a problem, contact communications@usgbcnj.org.



      


    William Amann, PE, LEED Fellow, DCEP, M&E Engineers
    (existing USGBC NJ Board Member)
    To Read Bill's Bio - Click Here 

     



    Timothy J. DeHaut, Esq., LEED AP, Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla
    (existing USGBC NJ Board Member)
    To Read Tim's Bio - Click Here 



    Jessica Ford
    Business Development Manager, NORESCO
    To Read Jessica's Bio - Click Here 

         


    Tracey Kasper, LEED AP, NCIDQ, Senior Vice President of Project Management US Leader of Sustainability for Avison Young

    (existing USGBC NJ Board Member)
    To Read Tracey's Bio - Click Here 





    Dr. Caroline Savage, LEED AP-ND

    Campus as Lab Manager, Office of Sustainability, Princeton University

    To Read Caroline's Bio - Click Here 




    Brittany Storm, LEED AP BD+C, ID+C; WELL AP; LEED and WELL Faculty, The Spinnaker Group

    To Read Brittany's Bio - Click Here 




    James Till, PE, CEM, Johnson & Johnson

    (existing USGBC NJ Board Member)

    To Read Jim's Bio - Click Here 





    George Wehnert, Mitsubishi Electric US
    To Read George's Bio - Click Here












    • 30-Jan-2018
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Live WEBINAR OR at 200 Franklin Square Drive Somerset, NJ 08873
    Register



    USGBC NJ Presents


    Net Zero Buildings and Much More:

    LEED v4, Construction Impacts and Materials



    Tuesday, January 30, 1:00 – 5:00 pm

    LIVE WEBINAR or


    IN-PERSON LOCATION: 200 Franklin Square Drive Somerset, NJ 08873


    REGISTRATION REQUIRED

    LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE



    OPEN TO THE PUBLIC + TO QUALIFYING GRANTEES:

    USGBC NJ has been awarded an education grant for NJ business from the NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development. This enables us to provide fully-funded training for employees of qualifying NJ businesses for increasing expertise, as well as for credentials and/or CEUs. Contact Mary Ellen Garrigus at coordinator@usgbcnj.org or 973-255-0442 for more info.


    INSTRUCTORS: Monika Serrano, LEED AP, MEP Estimating Engineer, Turner Construction Company Michael Deane, LEED Fellow, Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer, Turner Construction Company



    OBJECTIVES: 
    • Upon completion, participants will have an understanding for the design strategies, technologies utilized and components of net zero buildings. 
    • Participants will have an understanding of the current net zero building statistics. 
    • Participants will have knowledge of the environmental impact of the construction process. 
    • Upon completion, participants will be aware of some of the environmental and human health impacts of building materials and strategies to utilize products with reduced impacts. 
    • Net Zero Buildings-
      • Definition, current data, project highlights 
      • MEP efficient technologies in NZB 
      • The Envelope
      • Passive House as a means to ZNE 
    • LEED Buildings 
      • Market Adoption of LEED v4 – is it happening? 
      • Feature NJ Turner LEED buildings 
      • Challenging credits in v4
    • Reducing the Impact of Construction 
    • C&D waste 
      • Energy efficiency saves money and reduces emissions 
      • Renewable Energy – will there be enough for our needs? 
      • Water efficiency 
    • Materials -
      • Living Building Challenge – toxicity and human health 
      • WELL – health and wellness 
      • Reducing embodied carbon 

    FEE: Members: $125; Non-members: $150; Qualifying grantees: No Charge. 
    CEUs: 
    Approved for 4 AIA HSW-LU. GBCI: May be self-reported.








    • 01-Feb-2018
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Panasonic & Don Pepe, Newark, NJ
    Register

    USGBC NEW JERSEY MEMBERS’ TOUR OF:

    THE LEED GOLD & PLATINUM PANASONIC NA, NEWARK NJ (TOUR SPACE IS LIMITED)



    AFTER PARTY & NETWORKING: DON PEPE’S


    THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2018



    Come out & kick off 2018 with USGBC NJ!

    Network with members & friends of the US Green Building Council of New Jersey.

    Meet the 2018 Board of Directors.


    5:30 – 6:00 PM – Tour of Panasonic
    SPACE IS LIMITED, REGISTRATION REQUIRED


    6:00 – 9:00 PM – After Party & Networking at Don Pepe’s   




    ABOUT USGBC NJ: USGBC NJ is a State-wide organization of professionals, businesses, innovators and community leaders working to accomplish a bold vision. Our mission is to promote green building and transform the built environment to ecologically sustainable, resilient, profitable, and healthy communities. Our goal is to reduce the Carbon-footprint, energy demand, and water consumption. We accomplish this through education, legislative advocacy, networking and collaboration.

    ABOUT PANASONIC, NA: Panasonic Corporation of North America was a USGBC NJ 2013 Gala Award Winner for Corporate Culture of Sustainability & Best Practices. Their state-of-the-art 340,000-sq.-ft., 12-story office tower in Newark, NJ earned LEED Gold for its core and shell architecture and LEED Platinum for its commercial interiors. Tour space is limited. Registration for the Tour AND the After Party is required. 

    AFTER PARTY: Join us for food, drinks & networking at Don Pepe’s Restaurant next door to Panasonic, NA. 

    REGISTRATION COSTS:
    USGBC NJ Members: $85
    Non-Members: $95
    Emerging Professionals: $35 and offering 6 free months of free membership (An Emerging Professional is 25 years of age and under.) 

    EVENT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:
    Platinum Sponsorship: $5,000 (includes 10 tickets and inclusion in event promotion)
    Gold Sponsorship: $2,500 (includes 6 tickets and inclusion in event promotion)
    Silver Sponsorship: $1,500 (includes 4 tickets and inclusion in event promotion)
    Green Sponsorship: $500 (includes 2 tickets and inclusion in event promotion)