2008 Programs

January 17
“The Power of Zero: Taking on Living Building Challenge”, by Laura Lesniewski and Steve McDowell, BNIM Architects

March 11
“Integrating Light into Our Environments: ‘Creating Partnerships for a More Sustainable Future’”, by Kevin J. Flynn, AIA, IESNA, Executive Vice President, Kiku Obata & Company – In partnership with IFMA & IESNA

March 23
“The Benefits and Challenges of Building Green-Certified Homes”, by Dan Miesner, Building Manager, Innsbrook Resort and Conference Center; Phil Fingerhut, The Meyer Company for St. Louis County Department of Planning; Paul Henckler, CEO, Trumpet Builders and Land Services; and Ed Fieser, Owner, Max Home Performance – In partnership with St. Louis Home Builders Association

April 3
“Greening Your School & District 101: What do you need to know to take the first steps?”, by Franklin Brown, Ohio School Facilities Commission – In partnership with the Cooperating School Districts

April 8
“The Current State of Sustainable Design: An International Perspective”, by Dr. Kath Williams, Past President of World Green Building Council – In partnership with the St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers

May 20
5th Annual LEED Showcase, featuring:

  • Danforth University Center – Washington University
  • Edwin Watts South Wind Park – Springfield IL Parks Department
  • Cupples Station Building One – Conrad Properties
  • 8610 Page Business Center – Green Street Properties

June 22-24
Greening the Heartland 2008

July 23
“Quality Lighting in Our Communities – The Night Sky”, by Steve Andert, PE, William Tao & Associates; Kevin J. Flynn, AIA, Kiku Obata & Company; Michael Malolepszy, St. Louis Astronomical Society; and Robert Wagner, Missouri Night Sky Protection Act – In partnership with American Institute of Architects-St. Louis and the St. Louis Astronomical Society

August 12
Annual LEED Building Tour: Solae Global Headquarters

September 9
“Sustainable Health Care Facilities – Cost & Return”, by Kim Shinn, TLC Engineering for Architecture

October 15
“Water Harvesting”, by J. Joe Scott, Cannon Design