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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.
  • March 4-7 2015 | Virginia Beach
  • March 4-7 2015 | Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • 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 Jan 13, 2015 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Lighting Controls for Nonresidential Buildings
Thu Jan 15, 2015 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Lighting Controls for Nonresidential Buildings
Tue Jan 20, 2015 @12:00PM - 01:30PM
Brock Center Platinum Tour - Beyone LEED
Wed Jan 21, 2015 @ 7:30AM - 08:30PM
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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 also hopes to offer single-day Friday tickets to the GSNC...more details to come...

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.