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  • March 4-7 2015 | Virginia Beach
  • March 4-7 2015 | Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • 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.
  • 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.

Upcoming Events

Tue Feb 17, 2015 @12:00PM - 01:30PM
Norfolk Resilience - Sea Level Rise
Wed Feb 18, 2015 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Happy Hour
Wed Mar 04, 2015 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Green Schools National Conference
Thu Mar 05, 2015 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Green Schools National Conference

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Virginia Beach Schools Featured by USGBC

In a new article published by the U.S. Green Building Council, entitled "Building Curriculum" by Calvin Hennick, our own Virginia Beach City Public School system is recognized for integrating sustainability into their school buildings and classrooms, from Virginia's first LEED-certified elementary school in 2005 to the new Kellam High School which just opened this year. You can read the full article on USGBC+ by clicking here: http://plus.usgbc.org/building-curriculum/

Virginia Beach will host the Green Schools National Conference in March 2015. You can visit the GSNC website to learn more, register, or plan to exhibit at the full conference, hosted at the LEED Gold Virginia Beach Convention Center by clicking here: https://greenschoolsnationalnetwork.org/conference/

HRGBC is offering single-day tickets to the GSNC at a significantly discounted rate.

Click here for details and to take advantage of this offer.

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.