April Green Eggs
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$15 for members and $20 for non-members
Case Study: LEED Silver-North Branch Construction Headquarters
Come tour the North Branch Construction Corporate Headquarters LEED Silver Certified Building and learn why the company decided to “Build Green”
For North Branch, the purpose of designing and building their own “green” facility was three-fold: First, as an environmentally responsible corporation, North Branch (a leader in sustainable construction in New Hampshire) wanted to do their part for the environment and were willing to “put their money where their mouth is,” just as they encourage their clients to build green. Second, the firm wanted to have their own building USGBC LEED certified, taking that extra step in “green” construction; thereby adding first-hand value to their LEED expertise which, in turn, they share with and implement for their clients as they promote sustainable construction. Third, North Branch wanted their new facility to be energy efficient (ultimately resulting in cost savings), user friendly, and a healthy environment for their personnel.
The new facility is not only meeting North Branch’s goals mentioned above, but has also become a tool that the company uses as visitors tour the building. Small plaques throughout the building provide educational facts about the green features of the building. The LEED process has been an educational tool for the company’s employees as they learn about and appreciate the systems of the building they work in every day.
Learn more about the green features in the facility that lead to gaining the USGBC LEED Silver Certification.
About the Presenter Joseph H. Campbell, LEED AP BD+C, Vice President/Project Manager:
Joe Campbell is a Project Manager/Estimator with experience managing projects totaling over $16,000,000 in size. In January 2014, Joe was promoted to a Principal of the firm at North Branch Construction. Joe also serves on the Board of Directors for the Associated Builders and Contractors NH/VT chapter.
About Green Eggs and To Register:
Green Eggs is the Chapter’s monthly breakfast forum featuring a speaker and topic relevant to green building. April’s meeting will feature networking and breakfast from 7:30 – 8:00am followed by a presentation and tour. Attendance is limited and pre-registration with payment is suggested. Attendance is $15 for members and $20 for non-members.
Please follow this link to register: http://www.usgbcnh.org/ViewEvent.ashx?eventId=881538