There will be a green building conference entitled “Community Based Facilities, With Sustainable Values” on Monday, June 21, 2010 to Tuesday, June 22, 2010 in Boone, NC.
This conference will focus on how businesses and institutions can implement practical solutions to reducing environmental impact and energy cost savings opportunities. A discussion of green building standards will also take place.
Appalachian State University, federal/state agencies and designers with real world experience will combine resources and provide valuable examples of solution that work. This conference will focus on the economics of sustainable design and life cycle cost vs. first cost.
There will also be field trips to solar, wind, geothermal and other energy efficient projects during the conference.
Scholarships are available for public agencies that have limited resources.
The conference is sponsored by the North Carolina chapter of the Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI).