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Interested in Hosting a Site on the Green Home Tour?

The 3rd Annual NW Green Home Tour for Seattle  + Eastside is Saturday, April 27, 2013. Applications to be a site host are due Feb 18.

Making Energy Use Visible – Jan 29, 6 pm

A special meeting of the Energy and Environment Committee – focused on some of the energy recommendations for the Seattle Climate Action Plan. 6 – 8 pm, Yesler Community Center 917 E. Yesler Way  Presenters: Brian Geller, 2030 District Aaron Fairchild, Green Canopy Homes Michael Woo, Got Green Christie Baumel,… [ Keep reading ]

Northwest Climate, Mind and Behavior Workshop

Breakthrough Strategies & Solutions and Climate Solutions invite you to participate in a climate communications workshop at the next meeting of the Garrison Institute Northwest Climate, Mind & Behavior (CMB) Hub on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at 12 p.m. at GGLO Space at the Steps. The workshop will be led by… [ Keep reading ]

Find Out How to Become a Certified Building Operator at Free Webcast on February 7

Have you thought about Building Operator Certification? BOC graduates can save their organizations over $20,000 in annual utility expenses through energy conservation. Find out about the BOC program at a FREE informational webcast on Thursday, February 7, from 8:30-9:30 am (Pacific time). You can participate from your own desk. All you… [ Keep reading ]

Constraints of the Built Environment: Green Roofs and Living Walls

Are you a landscape architect or other design professional working with teams designing green roofs and living walls? This workshop will provide information to help you understand this complex and evolving design environment. The workshop will be held on December 12 from 1:00-5:00 pm at the Center for Urban Horticulture in… [ Keep reading ]

Find Out How Our Children Inherit Our Life History

Our  children’s and grandchildren’s health is affected by our exposure to what we eat, our lifestyles, and our exposure to introduced chemicals in our environment. Find out more about new research in epigenetics at “Beyond Nature vs. Nurture: Our past becomes our children’s future.” Sustainable Path Foundation presents the event on… [ Keep reading ]

Commercial Solar Workshop on October 18

Cascadia Green Building Council will host the first in a series of panel discussions on Commercial Solar and Distributed Power Generation on October 18 from  5:30 pm – 8:00 pm. The event will be held on the 3rd Floor of the Rainier Square Atrium, 1333 5th Ave., Seattle.  With the… [ Keep reading ]

Student “Shrinking Bigfoot” Contest

Help others save energy and reduce their carbon footprints! Draw a poster of your idea for how to save energy and enter it into Seattle City Light’s Calendar Contest. The contest is open to students in grades 3-6. The entry deadline is Oct. 12. The 12 winning energy-saving tips will… [ Keep reading ]

Climate change brown bag–October 12

Systems change specialist Bob Doppelt discusses his new book “FROM ME TO WE: The Five Transformational Commitments Required to Rescue the Planet, Your Organization and Your Life” on Friday, October 12, 12:00-1:30 pm in the Boards and Commissions Room 1280 at Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Ave., Seattle. Doppelt integrates… [ Keep reading ]

Sustainable Ballard Festival is September 30

The 9th annual Sustainable Ballard Festival is Sunday, September 30, at Ballard Commons Park. It’s a daylong celebration of community and everything “green,” sustainable, wholesome and fun. This year the festival highlights green building and transportation choices. Festival goers will be able to learn about money-saving solar installations, rain gardens and cisterns; test-drive electric… [ Keep reading ]