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VSBN 18th Annual Meeting: June 26, 2013
 
Presentations and photos now available!
 
VSBN's 18th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Meeting, "Success in Promoting Sustainable Buildings and Communities," was held June 26, 2013 at the University of Richmond's Jepson Center.

Russell Perry, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, Co-Director, Sustainable Design and Office Director, SmithGroupJJR, spoke on the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Brock Environmental Center, the first Living Building Challenge structure in Virginia, and Scott's Run Station South, a sustainable redevelopment project in Tyson's Corner, Virginia.

Also featured were presentations on Regional Sustainability Success Stories in Virginia; VSBN's History: Highlights and Accomplishments from 1995–2013; and comments from Annette Osso, LEED AP, Retiring President of VSBN.

Click here for photos and speaker presentations from this event.
 
Thanks to our sponsors!
 
DPR Construction Moseley Architects
Southland Industries 2rw Consultants Inc.
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Virginia Department of
Mines, Minerals & Energy
XeroFlor America
 
Arlington Lighting Retrofit Program
Commercially metered properties in Arlington may receive rebates to pay for lighting retrofits up to $5,000 per building. VSBN and Arlington County government have partnered to help properties save electricity and money. Visit this page for more information.
 
 
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VSBN has re-launched its SMART Building Directory (formerly the Sustainable Building Resource Directory) to better serve the Green Building marketplace in the mid-Atlantic region.
 
VSBN members receive a 25% Discount. Renew or join the Network today!.
 
Features of the new directory include a Showcase Listing level where you can feature your company’s projects or products through pictures, videos, social networking connections, and customer referral capability. Organizations, public programs, government agencies, and academic institutions can also be listed.
 
Go to www.smartbuildingdirectory.org to get started!
 
And thanks to our SBD inaugural sponsors — Centennial Contractors Enterprises, Inc. for its Skyscraper sponsorship and Calvert-Jones for a Skyline sponsorship. Additional sponsors are ACE Recycling, Community Housing Partners, EMO Energy Solutions, Marion Construction, and 2rw Consulting.
 
Green Building Training ConsortiumGreen Building Training
 
The Green Building Training Consortium continues VSBN's outstanding history of quality training and certification of residential and commercial building design, construction, and facility operations' professionals.
 
Energy Star® Change the World Campaign
 
Energy Star: Change the WorldVSBN is part of a national campaign encouraging all Americans to join a growing community of more than 2.5 million individuals who have pledged to take small, individual steps that have thus far led to reducing more than 8 billions pounds of greenhouse gas emissions in the fight against climate change.
 
Click here for the latest news and numbers on this initiative.
 
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