Georgia Tech Research Institute Presents: Three Days of Sustainable Facilities Training, April 13th-15th for Developers, Architects, Project Managers, Engineers and Those Passionate About Green Building
Georgia Tech Research Institute's Center for Sustainable Urban Revitalization
(CSUR) partners with the Urban Land Institute Atlanta District and the McAdams
Group to bring the "best practices" in sustainable development to those
interested in transforming neighborhoods
ATLANTA, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Revitalizing dilapidated and crime ridden neighborhoods into creatively designed, mixed-use development can be overwhelming to anyone passionate about achieving sustainability and developing "people friendly" communities. One of the fastest growing intown areas in America, Georgia Tech's Technology Square has achieved LEED(TM) recognition and completely transformed an area once associated with urban blight. Committed to achieving a shared connection between university and community, Georgia Tech will share "lessons in sustainability" during three one-day courses offered April 13-15, 2004. About the courses 1. Interactive Introduction to Sustainable Facilities, April 13, 2004, an introductory "how to get started" thinking, planning, and brainstorming program about sustainable possibilities and processes. Taught by Dr. Annie Pearce, LEED(TM) Accredited Professional and Research Director of Georgia Tech's Center for Sustainable Urban Revitalization. 2. Funding Green Buildings: Sources and Strategies, April 14, 2004, practical "how to" program on obtaining green building-related financing, running capital campaigns, and strategic grant writing for green building construction. The course is taught by Jan McAdams, Principal of the McAdams Group, whose work has garnered over $67 million in grants, loans and donations for green buildings nationwide. 3. Sustainability Strategy 101: An Organization Perspective, April 15, 2004, designed to help change agents who are leading the way to sustainability within their organizations. Taught jointly by Georgia Tech's Dr. Pearce and LEED(TM) Accredited Jennifer DuBose, in this course participants will create an action plan, identify barriers toward implementing sustainability programs, and strategize toward managing organizational change to create a sustainable living and working environment. Registering for the Course All three courses are open enrollment with a registration fee of $250 each, or register for all three for a discounted fee of $675. Registration is available online: http://www.pe.gatech.edu keyword search "sustainable facilities and infrastructure" or call registration at: (404) 385-3501. For course content information, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. The course will be held at Georgia Tech's new Global Conference and Learning Center located in Technology Square in the heart of Midtown Atlanta. About Georgia Tech Research Institute's Center for Sustainable Urban Revitalization Georgia Tech's Center for Sustainable Urban Revitalization (CSUR) focuses on the sustainable revitalization of the urban community through the systematic integration of land use planning, civil and economic infrastructure, and the built and natural environments. The Center for Sustainable Urban Revitalization is a multi-discipline effort utilizing the strengths found within Georgia Tech in collaboration with public and private partnerships. CSUR conducts university-based applied research and technical assistance, and disseminates results and expertise through education, outreach, and technology transfer. CSUR envisions a sustainable urban environment in which human and social capital improve in richness and quality while the quality and quantity of available natural capital is maintained and enhanced. To learn more about GTRI, visit: http://www.gtri.gatech.edu/
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