The WNC Green Building Council is doing it again!! Offering a design a green home course in Asheville, NC, that is! Interested real estate investors from across the State and a number of our clients plan to attend this Three-Day Design a Green Home Course that begins June 20 at the NC Arboretum.
One of our favorite resources is teaching the course. That's Marcus Renner of Appropriate Building Solutions, Inc. Marcus not only teaches sustainable construction at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. but has solid experience as a green builder.
One of our resources for clients relocating to the Greater Asheville area who are looking to invest in land and eco-wise development, we know first hand how he is able to get a point (and project) home.
Says, Rachel Della Valle,Outreach Coordinator for the Western North Carolina Green Building Council
WWW.WNCGBC.ORG," Please read the following or see the attached flyer for more information about the class.
We hope that you will spread the news about this all-encompassing class and pass it on to anyone you think might benefit from it. "
WHAT: Designing A Green Home Three Day Course as part of the Green Building 101 Course Series:
WHERE: NC Arboretum : Asheville, NC
WHEN: June 20-22 9:00am-5:00pm
This three-day course will familiarize attendees with the nuts and bolts of designing a green home. Over the three days participants will go through the entire process of construction including siting a home to minimize environmental impact, making decisions about structural materials, HVAC equipment, landscaping, finish materials and much more while learning to take into account the financial implications of green building upgrades. The goal of the class is for participants to walk away with the knowledge of how to make educated decisions on benefits and trade-offs of different green building techniques and technologies. Participatory activities while working in groups will be a significant aspect to the class. A local site visit to a green home is also included.
Instructor Marcus Renner is owner of Appropriate Building Solutions, Inc. and has taught classes relating to sustainable construction on the university, community college and public level.
COST: $225 for members, $300 for non-members. Pre-registration required. Lunch included.
CEU CREDITS: 16 AIA HSW, 4 ECO Agent credits, Engineer CEU's
REGISTER AND MORE INFO:
Register on-line: www.wncgbc.org/events/calendar.php
Or contact Rachel Della Valle
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