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5th Massachusetts Green Career Conference Presentation: Green Building Science and Careers

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  1. 1. WWW.USGBCMA.ORG Networking with the US Green Building Council Presentation by Grey Lee, Executive Director at the 5th MA Green Careers Summit Marlboro, MA, Oct 4th, 2013 USGBC MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER
  2. 2. WWW.USGBCMA.ORG USGBC MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER
  3. 3. WWW.USGBCMA.ORG USGBC MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER New  Construc-on     Schools     Core  and  Shell   Commercial  Interiors   Retail   Healthcare   Homes   Exis-ng  Building  Opera-ons  and  Maintenance   Neighborhood  Development     What  is  LEED?   Leadership  in  Energy  and  Environmental  Design    
  4. 4. WWW.USGBCMA.ORG Chapter  Mission       Promote  the  design,  construc1on,  and  opera1on  of   sustainable  buildings  and  communi1es  in  Massachuse8s   through  educa1on,  mutual  support,  and  advocacy,  enabling   an  environmentally  and  socially  responsible,  healthy  and   prosperous  environment  that  improves  the  quality  of  life.       USGBC MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER
  5. 5. WWW.USGBCMA.ORG About  the  Chapter         USGBC MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER   §   USGBC  MA  became  a   Chapter  in  2009   §   Membership  –  about  400   paying  members  and  over   7,000  subscribers   §   25  Sponsoring  Partners   §   8  CommiIees   §   3  Regional  Groups  –  Western   MA,  Central  MA,  Cape  &   Islands  
  6. 6. WWW.USGBCMA.ORG CommiFees     Currently,  you  can  become  involved  with  eleven  different   commiIees  or  interest  groups.      Advocacy          ResidenRal  Green  Building      Green  Schools    EducaRon    CommunicaRons    Emerging  Professionals  -­‐  MassachuseIs    Fundraising    Membership/Community  Engagement         USGBC MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER
  7. 7. WWW.USGBCMA.ORG Branches     We  Have  Three  Regional  Groups:     §     Central  MA  CommiFee  –  greater  Worcester   County  Area     §     West  Branch  –  covers  Hampden,  Hampshire,   Franklin  and  Berkshire  counRes       §     Cape  &  Islands  Interest  Group  –  for  folks  “beyond   the  Canal!”   USGBC MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER
  8. 8. WWW.USGBCMA.ORG •  Educational Lectures •  LEED Exam Study Groups •  Green Building Tours •  Social Networking Opportunities •  Annual Design Competition •  Green Movie Screenings EMERGING PROFESSIONALS MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER What EPMA Offers:
  9. 9. WWW.USGBCMA.ORG Green  Building  Tours     Harvard  Blackstone         USGBC MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER Macallen Building
  10. 10. WWW.USGBCMA.ORG Volunteering  and  Networking           USGBC MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER
  11. 11. WWW.USGBCMA.ORG Educa-on       USGBC MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER The Chapter offers green building and LEED classes throughout the year. LEED Study Group – study for your LEED AP exam – starts TODAY and the next five Thursdays in Boston. Speakers Series in 2014 – 1 or 2 per month, 3-6 speakers, 10 min each, various green building topics.
  12. 12. WWW.USGBCMA.ORG Get  Involved  in  Green!     §   Check  out  our  Website:  www.usgbcma.org     §   Sign  up  for  our  newsleIer  and  social  media   §   Check  out  other  opportuniRes  such  as  –  NESEA,  ABX,   Ecodistricts,  BSA  classes,  the  Western  Mass  Green  ConsorRum,     §   Learn  about  Boston’s  green  iniRaRves,  such  as  Energy  PosiRve   Green  Building  Program  or  the  Stretch  Code   §   Have  an  organizaRon  looking  to  expand  its  reach?  USGBC  MA  is   always  looking  to  collaborate  with  other  organizaRons  with   similar  missions  –  for  events  and  networking.   USGBC MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER
  13. 13. WWW.USGBCMA.ORG     2014  will  be  the  Seventh  Annual   InnovaRon  in  Green  Design   CompeRRon.     We  will  be  looking  for  your  most   innovaRve  and  exciRng  projects.       Entries  are  grouped  into  two     categories:     –  Green  Building  ConstrucRon     –  Products/Technology  or  Policies.                 USGBC MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER Award  Compe--on  
  14. 14. WWW.USGBCMA.ORG Upcoming  Events     USGBC MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER October  8     Building  Techne  Forum  in  Waltham       October  17   MA  LEED  Project  Showcase  in   Cambridge     October  24   Combined  CommiIees  Quarterly   Gathering  in  Boston  
  15. 15. WWW.USGBCMA.ORG Connec-ng  to  USGBC  MA     Join  the  Chapter  for  networking  and  educaRonal   opportuniRes.  Add  to  the  green  building  movement!     www.usgbcma.org     Twitter: @usgbcma Facebook: USGBC Massachusetts Chapter for event postings and job links LinkedIn: join our “USGBC Massachusetts Chapter” group for good discussions and article links USGBC MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER
  16. 16. WWW.USGBCMA.ORG     Thank  You!     Grey  Lee   greylee@usgbcma.org USGBC MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER

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