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GOVgreen Conference and Exposition announces new affiliate: USGBC - National Capital Region Chapter

GOVgreen's most recent affiliate is U.S. Green Building Council - National Capital Region Chapter. USGBC-NCR membership includes architects, engineers and contractors working with federal, civilian and military agencies.

 
PRLog - Sep. 1, 2010 - Alexandria, VA - GOVgreen is proud to announce our most recent affiliate:  U.S. Green Building Council - National Capital Region Chapter.  As an affiliate, USBGC - National Capital Region (USGBC - NCR) is providing speakers and programming for GOVgreen's facilities track.  Speakers include:

- Crystall Merlino, USGBC-NCR Board Member, Sustainable Program Manager, Washington Headquarters Services
-Tom Fisher, Sustainability Manager, PB Dewberry
-Robert Phinney, Skanska USA Building, Integrated Solutions

“USGBC - National Capital Region membership includes architects, engineers and contractors working with a range of federal, civilian and military agencies," says Ann Seltz, President, Center for Environmental Innovation and Leadership.  "We're delighted to have the benefit of their expertise and have added several new panels as a result of their contribution."

The GOVgreen Conference and Exposition is the first ALL Government, ALL Green event to focus exclusively on providing real-world solutions for all government professionals charged with implementing EO 13514. Located in Washington, DC to provide easy access for the widest range of government professionals, GOVgreen’s programming—free to credentialed government and military professionals-- focuses on energy, transportation, conservation, facilities and workforce management. The more than 30 educational sessions will include panel presentations, interactive workshop sessions and moderated discussions with 70 speakers drawn primarily from federal agencies. The exhibit floor will feature 200 exhibitors with over 1000 products. Exhibitors include Schneider Electric, Herman Miller, Bradley Corporation, Constellation Energy, Water Management, Ameresco Federal Solutions and more.  In addition, the exhibit floor will feature a new green product showcase (Extreme Green Pavilion) as well as prototype presentations (Green Alert).

“We are excited about the collaboration with CEIL and look forward to a successful GOVgreen Conference promoting sustainability throughout the government,” says Tom Mawson, Executive Director at USGBC-NCR.

About U.S. Green Building Council – National Capital Region Chapter
U.S. Green Building Council - National Capital Region Chapter, a local affiliate of the USGBC, provides locally-based leadership, advocacy, education and resources to create a vibrant and environmentally healthy Metropolitan Washington region. With individual members from every sector of the building industry, we work collaboratively to advance our vision for a responsible, healthy and prosperous environment that improves quality of life. The National Capital Region includes Washington, D.C. and surrounding counties of Stafford, Culpeper, Warren, Fauquier, Rappahannock, Frederick, Clarke, Shenandoah, Loudoun, Prince William and Fairfax in the Commonwealth of Virginia and Montgomery and Prince Georges counties in the State of Maryland.

About GOVgreen
GOVgreen Conference and Exposition (www.GOVgreen.org) is a nonpartisan event designed to bring government employees and green suppliers together in one convenient place to discover optimal solutions to green the government. The event takes place November 9-10 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.  GOVgreen is produced by the Center for Environmental Innovation and Leadership (CEIL), an independent organization that facilitates information and education exchange among government and military professionals charged with identifying, specifying and buying green goods and services, and with vendors, contractors and consultants that provide green goods and services.   CEIL provides information about green programs throughout the government at www.CEILeadership.org.

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GOVgreen Conference and Exposition (www.GOVgreen.org) is a nonpartisan event designed to bring government employees and green suppliers together in one convenient place to discover optimal solutions to green the government. The event takes place November 9-10 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. GOVgreen is produced by the Center for Environmental Innovation and Leadership (CEIL), an independent organization that facilitates information and education exchange among government and military professionals charged with identifying, specifying and buying green goods and services, and with vendors, contractors and consultants that provide green goods and services. CEIL provides information about green programs throughout the government at www.CEILeadership.org.

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