14th Annual Municipal Green Building Conference to Focus on Water Conservation, Sustainability and Energy-Efficient Building Design

 

WHAT:  

14th Annual Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo: Rebuilding, Reinventing, and Reimagining Southern California Cities. The expo is Southern California's longest-running and largest sustainability and green building event focusing on the unique needs and concerns of municipalities and the public.




Hosted annually by the Los Angeles and Orange County chapters of the U.S. Green Building Council and Southern California Gas Company, this event brings together 800 local municipal policy makers, architects, building industry professionals and the public to further the development of a sustainable and energy-efficient future for Southern California.




More than 20 educational sessions will feature all aspects of sustainable design, construction, and operational practices for buildings and communities; including their impact on people, climate, the environment, and the economy. This year, a special focus will be on water conservation, zero net energy building design and the Collaboration for High Performance Schools which looks at improving health and student performance, reducing operating costs and mitigating environmental impacts.



 WHEN:

Thursday, April 23, 2015


8 a.m. to 4 p.m.



 WHERE:

SoCalGas Energy Resource Center


9240 E. Firestone Blvd.


Downey, Calif.



WHO:    

800 municipal policy makers, leading architects and green building professionals from 70 cities and seven counties.


Dean Kubani, Director, Sustainability and the Environment, City of Santa Monica


Ted Bardacke, Deputy Director of Sustainability, City of Los Angeles


Eric Corey Freed, Vice President, International Living Future Institute


Judith Webb, Executive Vice President, U.S. Green Building Council


Jeremy Sigmon, Director, Technical Policy, U.S. Green Building Council


George Minter, Regional Vice President, External Affairs & Environmental Strategy, SoCalGas



VISUALS:   

Sustainable/Green Building Exhibits & Displays



MEDIA CONTACT:

 Denise King, SoCalGas, (877) 643-2331; (213) 364-9566 mobile

 

Southern California Gas Co. is the nation's largest natural gas distribution utility, providing safe and reliable energy to 20.9 million consumers through nearly 5.8 million meters in more than 500 communities. The company's service territory encompasses approximately 20,000 square miles throughout Central and Southern California, from Visalia to the Mexican border. Southern California Gas Co. is a regulated subsidiary of Sempra Energy (SRE).

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Southern California Gas Company , Sempra Energy