Event Title:

South Bay Guild


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Event Date/Time:

Start: 9/4/2012 5:00:00 PM
End: 9/4/2012 7:00:00 PM


John Hammerschmidt, Phil Carey & Drew Maran


Harrell Remodeling, Inc.


Sep 4, 2012 2:00 PM
Sep 4, 2012 2:00 PM

Event Deadline:

09/04/2012 14:00

Event Notes:

Topic: Best Green Products for the Building Envelope

Description: How can you get your building envelope and interior systems to perform better, last longer, and keep you ahead of the curve on saving energy and resources?

In this panel discussion, we'll talk about the green building industry's best current product solutions and address some of the challenges of using them. Panelists include John Hammerschmidt of Hammerschmidt Construction, Phil Carey of Starburst Construction, and Drew Maran of Maran Construction.
Presentation Team: Colleen Weiler - CPW Interior Design, Steven Diaz - SD Design & Joan Thompson
Certified Green Building Professional CEU Value: 1.5 credits
5:00-5:15 Sign In
5:15-5:30 NetworkingExercise
5:30-6:30 Topic Presentation
6:30-7:00 Open Discussion
Registration:  Pre-registration on our website is encouraged and incentivized and is available until 2pm on Tuesday, September 4th.  When preregistering online, folks can pay by credit card or choose to pay at the door with check or credit card.  
Pre-Registered Prices: 
$10 /Members
$15 /Non-Members  
Door Price (Not Pre-Registered): 
$15 /Members and Non-Members 
Transportation Tips:   Parking lot is available for attendees.  Build It Green encourages carpooling to our events and we recommend posting comments in the section below to make arrangements with other attendees. 
Things To Bring:  Attendees are encouraged to bring business cards for networking purposes.  
About the Guilds: Hear from expert speakers on the latest green building issues and share your own experience with your peers. Meetings take place monthly in the South Bay, East Bay, North Bay, and San Francisco.  Learn more!

Event Comments:

Cancellation Policy:  No refunds will be given for cancellations or no-shows due to our limited venue capacity. Registered attendees can transfer their credit to another colleague (i.e. go in their place) for the same Guild Meeting - not for another Guild Meeting.

Speaker Information:

John Hammerschmidt, President - John Hammerschmidt Construction
John Hammerschmidt is the owner of Hammerschmidt Construction Inc., an award winning design + build residential remodeling company founded in 1996. John has a degree in horticulture from Cal Poly, started out in landscaping but changed his focus to encompass the entire home.  He holds an A (General Contractor)and B (Engineering) California State Contractors' licenses, Certified Kitchen and Bath Designer (CKBD), and Certified Green Builder (CGB). John enjoys working to design and build homes that are functional, beautiful, energy efficient and environmentally friendly. A member of the Western Horticulture Society, John enjoys edible landscaping and cooking what he grows.  Office:  650-948-4200   john@hammerschmidtinc.com
Phil Carey, Owner - Starburst Construction
StarburstConstruction, located in San Jose, has been recreating spaces for homeowners since 1974. Owned by Phil Carey, he has certifications from NARI as a National Certified Remodeler and Green Certified Professional, and Build it Green as a CGBP and is a participating contractor in Energy Upgrade CA.  Seeing the whole house as a system, Starburst provide tried and true, as well as cutting edge solutions that increase the building performance and safety, and decrease the use of energy and water, guiding the homeowner to achieve their preferred shade of green in building or remodeling.  Office:  (408) 448-1328     phil@starburstconstruction.com
Drew Maran, President - Drew Maran Construction
Drew Maran is the founder and President of Drew Maran Construction, Inc, a Palo Alto based construction company founded in 1985 and recognized as a leading builder of Green custom homes in California. His commitment to environmentalism has led to making Green Building central to the company's mission. Drew heads up the firm's business development and marketing while overseeing the sustainability program on each project, promoting Green solutions along with sound project management.  Office:  650-323-8541   drew@drewmaran.com

Contact Name:

  Karen Beck

Contact Phone:

  510-845-0472 x116

Contact Fax:

  (510) 845-1854

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