(SAVANNAH) – Tommy Linstroth of Melaver, Inc., will present “An Introduction to LEED with a Case Study of Abercorn Common,” the first all-retail LEED shopping center in the nation, at the Engineers Week Technical Training Conference to be held Feb. 21 at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum in Pooler.
The conference is intended to provide technical training for Civil, Structural, Geotechnical, Water Resources, Environmental, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineers. Professional Development Hour (PDH) Certificates will be issued to conference attendees. Planned speakers include keynote speaker Tracy Rose Rider, NC State University, and lunch speaker Thomas J. Cunningham, Federal Reserve Bank Atlanta.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council is the internationally-recognized standard for high performance, low water and energy use buildings awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Linstroth is the Head of Sustainable Initiatives for Melaver, Inc., a vertically integrated, sustainable real estate firm based in Savannah. He is the founder and president of the Savannah Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council, and is on the Board of Trustees of the Live Oak Public Libraries and the Georgia Conservation Voters. He is a regular speaker on sustainable development throughout the country and for Farmers Almanac TV. He is the co-author of “Local Action: A New Paradigm in Climate Change Policy.”
Technical Training Conference:
Going, Going. . . GREEN! Lessons on Sustainability
Thursday, Feb. 21
Please RSVP no later than Feb. 15;
registration information is available at www.savannaheweek.org.
Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, Pooler
About the Conference
The Feb. 21 conference will run from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (to be immediately followed by a Lowcountry Boil dinner) at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, 175 Bourne Avenue, Pooler, GA. Refreshments, breakfast pastries and lunch are included in the registration fee of $110/person ($25/student). Attendees will also receive complimentary admission to the museum.
The Lowcountry Boil dinner is optional for an additional fee of $20/person. Spouses/guests are welcome to attend the Lowcountry Boil at the same rate. A cash bar will be available.