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Green Summit 2010 Hosted by:

Fredericksburg Area Builders Association, George Washington Regional Commission and Germanna Community College at the Fredericksburg Hospitality House & Conference Center

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 17 - 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Reception to follow Wednesday’s Events Program for TUESDAY, MARCH 16

GREEN OPPORTUNITY 2010: Making and saving money through green technology a half-day summit on economic transition PURPOSE: Bringing together regional leaders

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to learn about local results and ongoing Recovery Act funding opportunities in energy, environment, and infrastructure projects, to understand the opportunities in energy efficiency and renewable energy that are available to all businesses and industries, and to understand what are the green industries of the future and how this region can prosper by developing related businesses locally.


11:00a.m. Registration 12:00 p.m. Luncheon Keynote: Stephen Walz, Director - Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy: New state policy directions and plans for Federally-funded energy projects 1:30 p.m. Afternoon Presentations: • Clark Nexen, Architecture and Engineering: the design for the new LEED certified building at GCC Fredericksburg Campus • Turner Construction: Green direction in commercial construction • Dan Dukes: Local Government Initiatives: Spotsylvania’s green building tax credit • Russell James: Local training opportunities: Green technology classes at Germanna 4:00 p.m.

The Green Jobs Summit:

Hap Connors, Moderator: The 5 best green policies and projects to pursue in the Fredericksburg/Culpeper region

GreenPro 2010 Green Building Seminars, March 17 EarthCraft Certification Training, March 18   GREEN BUILDING SEMINARS  8 ‐ 10 a.m.   Erosion & Sediment Controls  Instructors, May Sligh, VA Dept. of Conservation and Recreation           Diane Beyer, District Manager, Tri‐County/City Soil & Water Conservation District  • LEED for Homes:  SS 1; SS2, 4.2  • NAHB Green Certification:  1.3.3; 1.3.4; 1.3.5; 1.4.1; 1.4.2; 1.4.3  • EarthCraft House Virginia:  Items 1.1‐1.6  Erosion and sediment controls planning and implementation is one of the most critical elements of green building.  Unlike  many other areas that can be corrected in order to obtain credit, incorrect site work can prevent certification in most  green building rating systems.  Learn the latest methods and technologies to make your E&SC plan more effective and  responsible.   

8 ‐ 10 a.m.   ENERGY STAR Advanced Lighting Package  Instructor: TBD  • LEED for Homes:  EA 8.3  • NAHB Green Certification:  3.3.4.A  • EarthCraft House Virginia:  2L.2  Builders of high‐performance homes quickly learn that one of the biggest challenges to improve home energy efficiency is  reducing lighting loads.  ENERGY STAR’s Advanced Lighting Package (ALP) is the right solution.  The ALP provides significant  savings for homeowners and a powerful marketing tool for builders with the ALP Declaration customized for each house  and ready for presentation to the new homeowner at closing.   

10 a.m. ‐ 12 p.m.  Construction & Demolition Waste Planning  Instructor, Nathaniel Townley, VA Recycling Association  • LEED for Homes:  MR 1; MR 3  • NAHB Green Certification:  2.5.1; 2.5.2; 2.5.3  • EarthCraft House Virginia:  5.1‐5.11  NAHB estimates that 8,000 lbs. of waste is generated for every 2,000 square feet of homes built.  C&D waste management  planning is an essential tool for builders to improve their environmental performance and to fight rising disposal costs.   Find out in this workshop how to draft a waste management plan, coordinate reduction and recycling with trades, and  effectively utilize local and state recycling resources.   

10 a.m. ‐ 12 p.m.  ENERGY STAR Indoor airPLUS  Instructor, Eric Werling, Environmental Protection Agency  • LEED for Homes:  EQ 1  • NAHB Green Certification:  • EarthCraft House Virginia:  6.1  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) studies show that levels of air pollution inside the home are often two to five  times higher than outdoor levels.  This workshop will teach builders essential information about improving air quality in the  homes they build.  One of the most effective tools available to them is Indoor airPLUS (IAP), which helps sort through a wide  range of construction elements and techniques that impact indoor air quality. 

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GREEN BUILDING SEMINARS CONTINUED    1 ‐ 3 p.m.  Advanced Framing  Instructor, Pulte  • LEED for Homes:  MR 1  • NAHB Green Certification:  2.1.2; 2.1.4; 3.3.1  • EarthCraft House Virginia:  2E.14‐2E.15; 3.9‐3.15  Advanced Framing refers to a variety of framing techniques designed to reduce the amount of lumber and waste gener‐ ated in the construction and remodeling of homes, while also increasing their energy efficiency.  This workshop will pro‐ vide builders, remodelers, and other participants with practical strategies they can use to incorporate advanced framing  techniques into their building projects. 

1 ‐ 3 p.m.  EPA WaterSense  Instructor, Speaker TBD  • LEED for Homes:  WE 3  • NAHB Green Certification:  • EarthCraft House Virginia:  7.1  As more customers choose green plumbing products, builders want to be confident that they offer products that are both  water efficient and perform well.  WaterSense now has a certifying program for overall home water efficiency.  Learn in  this workshop how to design and build a water‐efficient home labeled by the nation’s leading water efficiency program. 

3 ‐ 5 p.m.  Builders Challenge  Instructor: Department of Energy ‐ TBD  The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) ultimate vision is that by 2030 homeowners will have the opportunity to buy an  affordable net zero energy home (NZEH) anywhere in the United States ‐ a grid‐connected home that, over the course of a  year, produces as much energy as it uses. The Builders Challenge is based on lessons learned from the Building America  Research Program, a private/public partnership that develops energy solutions for new and existing homes. Find out in  this workshop how the Builders Challenge establishes a framework for continuous improvement that will help propel the  market toward zero energy performance.   

3 ‐ 5 p.m.  Green Building & the International Code  Instructor,  Bill Dupler, Regional Director International Code Council  As voluntary green building programs become more popular, at what point does green become mandatory?  Find out the  latest efforts by ICC to integrate sustainable construction practices with building code in this interactive workshop.      Green Summit 2010 Sponsored By:  




Dow Building Solutions  GreenSource Raters 

ALSO AVAILABLE: Thursday, March 18, 2010 EarthCraft Certification Training - register with EarthCraft.

Green Summit 2010 Hosted by:   

Fredericksburg Area Builders Association, George Washington Regional  Commission and Germanna Community College 

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - noon to 5 Wednesday, March 17 - 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. followed By Business After Hours Reception Fredericksburg Hospitality House & Conference Center You may register for individual seminars, or get a discount by registering for the entire day Tuesday. You may also register for the Green Opportunities Summit alone or in combination with an all day Wednesday registration at a reduced price. You must register with EarthCraft Virginia for EarthCraft Certification Training. Visit and click on training. Check boxes that apply: Tuesday, March 16 Green Opportunity - $75 (includes lunch) Wednesday, March 17 Green Pro Seminars - $100 (includes lunch) Both Days $125 (includes lunch both days) OR 8 - 10 Erosion & Sediment Controls $40 8 - 10 ENERGY STAR Advanced Lighting Package $40 10 - 12 Construction & Demolition Waste Planning $40 10 - 12 ENERGY STAR Indoor airPLUS $40 1 - 3 Advanced Framing $40 1 - 3 EPA WaterSense $40 3 - 5 Builders Challenge $40 3 - 5 Green Building & International Code $40 A Business After Hours will be held on Wednesday, March 17 from 5—7 Company: _____________________________ Address: ______________________________ _______________________________________ Attendee Name: ________________________ Phone#: _______________________________ E-mail: ________________________________

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