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  • 5th Annual Greening Virginia Universities and Colleges Conference

    5th Annual Greening Virginia Universities ConferenceVSBN’s 5th Annual Greening Virginia Universities and Colleges Conference was held February 29, 2012, at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Highlights included Lunch Speaker Senator John Warner, Senior Advisor, Pew Project on National Security, Energy and Climate; The STARS (Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System) Program for Universities; University and Community Sustainability Initiatives; and Green Policies and Operations.

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  • The 2010 Governor’s Conference on Energy

    The 2010 Governor's Conference on EnergyGovernor Bob McDonnell hosted “Virginia: Energy Capital of the East Coast — The Governor’s Conference on Energy” in Richmond on October 12–14, 2010. The Conference featured a comprehensive program covering every aspect of doing energy business in Virginia. Presentations and Video Clips from the event are available.

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  • VSBN’s 2010 Annual Meeting

    VSBN's 15th Anniversary Celebration and Annual MeetingVSBN’s 15th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Meeting, “Powering Our Buildings with Clean Energy,” was held June 29, 2010 at the University of Richmond’s Jepson Alumni Center in Richmond, Virginia. Presentations from this event are available here.

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  • Canterbury Woods Neighborhood Pilot Energy Audit Project

    Common Air LeaksIn 2010 VSBN worked with the Canterbury Woods Civic Association of Fairfax County in a pilot project to evaluate and perform energy audits on some of the most common home models in the neighborhood.

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  • Green Building Outlook: 2010 and Beyond

    Green Building Outlook: 2010 and BeyondGreen Building Outlook: 2010 and Beyond was held April 15, 2010 at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Presentations from this event are available here.

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  • 4th Annual Greening Universities Conference

    4th Annual Greening Universities ConferenceThe 4th Annual Greening Virginia Universities and Colleges Conference was held October 22, 2009, at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Highlights included updates of Climate Action Plans at Virginia universities and colleges; best practices in Green design and campus operations; how universities and community colleges are tackling Green curricula that lead to Green jobs; a tour of the LEED Platinum Rice Center, and ... Read more...

  • Second Annual Greening Virginia Universities and Colleges

    Green Building Benefits in the Commercial MarketplaceVSBN organized the Second Annual Greening Virginia Universities and Colleges on October 26, 2007, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Hosted by the University of Virginia, this event featured best practices in campus design, Green buildings, facility operations, and campus sustainability initiatives. Documents and PowerPoint presentations from this event are available on this website.

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  • High Performance Buildings in Virginia (2006)

    High Performance Buildings in Virginia -- 2006 EEBA Conference VSBN organized the October 10 track on High Performance Buildings in Virginia at the 2006 Excellence in Building Conference & EXPO. The 2006 conference was organized by the Energy & Environmental Building Association (EEBA) and held October 10-12, 2006 in Norfolk, Virginia.

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  • Greening Virginia Universities and Colleges

    Greening Virginia Universities and CollegesGreening Virginia Universities and Colleges was held September 26, 2006, at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. This one-day conference focused on best practices in green school design, energy management, and renewable technology, as well as green curriculum and sustainable planning. With guest speaker David Orr, Program Chair, Environmental Studies Program, Oberlin College.

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  • VSBN’s 2006 Annual Meeting

    Global Change, Local SolutionsGlobal Change, Local Solutions was the theme of VSBN’s 11th Annual Meeting, held on June 9, 2006 in Charlottesville, Virginia. This event included presentation of the Virginia Green Innovation Awards, local speakers on Sustainable Community and Business Initiatives, a Reception and Artivision Art Show, an evening concert by John McCutcheon, and a Green Building Construction Tour of the LEED®-Registered Charlottesville Transit Center Building.

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