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  • Budget Crunch: Green Ways to Save $75,000 was saved by installing a program on their computers to automatically shut them down at 5:30pm daily. An additional $500,000 was saved by adjusting the temperatures in their buildings. All of these changes are free or cost very little money.
  • With its LEED® Gold certification, the Virginia Beach Convention Center (VBCC) continues to elevate the industry standard by continuing its on-going commitment to becoming as environmentally friendly as it is innovative.

Upcoming Events

Tue May 26, 2015 @10:00PM - 11:00PM
Free USGBC LEEDv4 Webinars
Thu Jun 18, 2015 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Happy Hour
Tue Jun 23, 2015 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
Free USGBC LEEDv4 Webinars
Thu Aug 20, 2015 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Happy Hour

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Hampton Roads Tops 2015 ENERGY STAR List

May 11, 2015. The USEPA has released its annual ENERGY STAR Top Cities List, and the Hampton Roads area is ranked #1 for Mid-Sized Cities. Every year, EPA ranks metro areas according to which had the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings in the past year. Virginia Beach came in #20 in the Top 25, while our sister USGBC chapter, National Capital Region in Washington, D.C., is ranked #1 overall. Washington, D.C. will also be the host of the 2015  GreenBuild Conference. Read more about the ENERGY STAR Top Cities here: http://www.energystar.gov/buildings/topcities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HRGBC is 100% Carbon Neutral - HRGBC has partnered with Renewable Choice Energy to offset all of our 2013 activities. Offsetting our carbon footprint is the equivalent of not burning 7,054 pounds of coal, not driving 16,672 miles, or planting 63 mature trees.