Facilitated by the Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter, the Climate Action Leadership Team meets monthly and is geared toward local environmental advocates to share best practices and challenges, develop strategy, and become more effective local activists.
Join the monthly meeting of the Action Committee for Transit (ACT). The featured speaker will be Shane Farthing, Executive Director, Washington Area Bicycle Association. Free and open to the public.
Built it tight and build it right! With increasing rigor in energy codes and green building programs, developers and builders are focused on managing moisture to ensure a healthy indoor environment within a tight building envelope. National and local experts in high performance building are coming to Arlington to answer your questions. You will learn:Principals of building science for managing moisture in energy efficient buildings, with a focus on multifamily residential development.Options for affordable mechanical systems, materials, and design that optimize energy efficiency and healthy indoor air.Local and regional case studies describing both successes and lessons learned.Testing procedures to ensure proper ventilation.Free event. Space is limited so register today. Breakfast will be provided.Confirmed Speakers:Armin Rudd, Principal, ABT Systems LLCGalen Staengl, Principal, Staengle EngineeringChris Conway, President, Conway EnergyPhilip Agee, Green Building Technical Manager, Earthcraft VirginiaArlington Partnership for Affordable Housing
This is a great opportunity to influence the Coalition's work in 2014, review progress made in 2013, and network with friends and colleagues. It's also a great opportunity to meet the Coalition's new director, Jill Witkowski.Registration will begin at 11:30am with lunch and the meeting following at noon. Coalition members and friends are encouraged to join their colleagues for a holiday party offsite at 3:30pm. The draft agenda is below. Please RSVP by Thursday, December 5 if you are planning to attend. A call in option will be available, but we hope to see you in person.Two Metro stops—Capitol South and Union Station—are less than a half mile away, making the location accessible from the blue, orange or red lines. There is also parking at the Union Station Parking Garage.<strong>Draft Agenda</strong>11:30am - Registration/check-in12:00pm - Lunch and Welcome12:30pm - Business meeting, including vote on 2014 policy priorities1:30pm - Year in review and regional restoration progress3:30pm - Offsite happy hour, Kelly's Irish Times, 14 F Street NW, Washington, DC
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