|Wednesday, October 11, 2000
7:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
Welcome Dr. Raymond
Greenberg, President, MUSC
How to Stay Ahead of the Curve: Messages from Washington and Fiscal Responsibility David Gottfried, Founder and CEO, Worldbuild Technologies Inc. - Enjoy dessert, coffee and a view of Charleston Harbor while listening to a very early “green building” pioneer.
8:00 Continental breakfast, Registration
9:00 Welcome – Dr. Cheryl Addy, Assistant Dean, USC School of Public Health
Integrating Health, Safety and Environmental Considerations into Planning and Design
Sandy Mendler, AIA, CUH2A, Inc. Washington, D.C. - Using recent projects as illustrations, Ms. Mendler will discuss synergies between “green” design and environmental health and safety, special considerations for laboratory space, and the benefits of a collaborative design process.
Moderator: Cheryl Addy, Assistant Dean, USC School of Public Health
10:45 Finding the Money and Making the Case for Green Buildings
David Gottfried, Founder and CEO, Worldbuild Technologies Inc. – Described by one listener as “the most compelling speaker on financing green buildings I’ve ever heard”, Mr. Gottfried will outline ways to leverage financing, make the case that long-term savings will outweigh short term costs, and develop creative partnerships with others.
Moderator: Marty Davis, Professor, Clemson University School of Architecture
Noon Lowcountry Buffet, Calhoun Room
1:00 Nuts and Bolts: How to Make it Work
Panel will discuss building codes, waste disposal, deconstruction, using specs and other construction documents to ensure desired outcomes, working your way through state regulations
Michelle Minstrell, Chair, Carolina Green
Building Council of the Carolina Recycling Association
3:15 Lessons from the Pioneers
Furman University has three campus buildings, in various shades of “green.” This panel of “veterans” will share their advice, successes, and frustrations.
Frank Powell, Ph.D., ACS Environmental
Fellow, Furman University
4:30 Adjourn Dinner on your
Friday, October 13, 2000
8:00 Continental Breakfast
8:30 More Lessons from the Pioneers
George Bandy, (former) Director of Sustainability,
University of Texas, Houston (currently Director of Sustainability Programs,
10:00 “We’re from the Government and We’re here to help”
Panel members will briefly describe resources available to assist with “green building” projects
Michael Rowe, Director of Planning and
Research, SC DHEC
11:15 Why It Matters: The Relationship Between Architecture and Pedagogy
David Orr, Ph.D. – Dr. Orr, a professor at Oberlin College, guided that institution through the planning, design and construction of a building so “green” it is off the power grid. Author of numerous books including Earth in Mind, Dr. Orr will not only remind us why we’re doing what we do, but will also offer practical advice based on his experiences at Oberlin and elsewhere.
1:30 Optional Pre-Grand Opening Tour of the 113 Calhoun Street Project
This 125-year-old house has been retrofitted to demonstrate how off-the-shelf, economically feasible materials and techniques can be used to help houses survive flooding and other forces of nature as well as to reduce energy and other resource usage. The project has been developed and staffed by the 113 Calhoun Street Foundation, a partnership of the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium, the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service and the city of Charleston
Prepared by Kim Buchanan.
Document URL: http://www.sc.edu/sustainableu/ggbconf.htm
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