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  • 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.
  • The Hampton Roads Sustainable Living Expo will be hosted at the Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Learn more at their website: https://www.hrsustainablelivingexpo.com/
  • 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

Wed Jul 08, 2015 @ 5:30PM - 07:30PM
Hampton Roads Solar Co-op Meeting
Wed Jul 15, 2015 @12:00PM - 01:00PM
Virginia Green Building Advocacy-How You Can Effect Change
Fri Jul 17, 2015 @12:00PM - 01:30PM
HRGBC Board meeting
Wed Jul 29, 2015 @12:00PM - 01:30PM
LEED V4 - SS focus on storm water, and regulation updates

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Norfolk Environmental Commission Awards Nominations close on July 15th

The Norfolk Environmental Commission is a local organization with a similar mission as the Hampton Roads Green Building Council. The NEC annually recognizes individuals, organizations, and businesses, whose ongoing efforts prevent litter, conserve or protect natural resources, reduce solid waste, and preserve or improve the sustainability or resilience of natural and urban spaces in Norfolk during the past year. Nomination deadline is Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 5PM. Self - nominations are encouraged. More information can be found at the City of Norfolk's website:
 

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