Event Title:

San Francisco Guild


Sponsored By:

Build It Green

Event Date/Time:

Start: 10/17/2012 5:30:00 PM
End: 10/17/2012 8:00:00 PM




Zephyr Showroom


Oct 17, 2012 2:00 PM
Oct 17, 2012 2:00 PM

Event Deadline:

10/17/2012 14:00

Event Notes:

Topic:  2013 Guild Topics Planning Party - You're Invited!
Free admission and complimentary dinner!  Enter our free door raffle to win prizes!


Location change: Zephyr Showroom

Description:  Please join us for a fun evening to determine the presentation topics for the 2013 Guild Calendar Year. We encourage everyone to be involved in helping shape the topics for all of the San Francisco Guild Meetings.

What:  Together we will brainstorm and vote on topics at this meeting.  Help us keep the San Francisco Guild on the forefront of green building education by attending and sharing what you want to learn about!

Who Should Attend
Alll green building professional community members are invited (green building professionals, suppliers, real estate professionals, public agency representatives etc.) to play a larger role in the planning and organization of the Guild presentations, so please forward this invitation to your colleagues as well.

What To Do
Start thinking about the topics you would like to learn more about and/or offer next year. Plan on attending the October Planning Party for the Guild that you primarily attend so that we can better offer the topics you want to learn about in 2013.
What If I Can't Attend a Planning Party?
  • Please fill out our SURVEY to give us your feedback; propose a topic or indicate if you'd like to be on a presentation team.
  • If you want to be a presenter, please submit your TOPIC PROPOSAL before the Guild Planning Party.
You must complete the Survey and/or Topic Proposal by Noon on Tuesday, October 16th.
5:30-6:00:  Sign In / Networking Exercise
6:00-8:00:  Facilitated Discussion (we will start promptly)

    * Review topics covered in 2012
    * Brainstorming Exercise for 2013 Topics of Interest
    * Vote for ‘Top Picks’ in each category

8:00pm:  Wrap-Up / Free Raffle Prize Drawing

Registration:  Please preregister by 2pm on Wednesday, October 17th.

This meeting is FREE to all and Build It Green will provide a light dinner. We’d like to encourage a festive atmosphere for this meeting and so folks are welcome to bring their favorite wine, beer and/or dessert to the party to share.
Pre-Registered Prices: 
FREE /Members
FREE /Non-Members  
Door Price (Not Pre-Registered): 
FREE /Members and Non-Members
Transportation Tips:  The Zephyr Showroom has metered parking along Alameda St.
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.    

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:

Katy Hollbacher, Beyond Efficiency 
Katy Hollbacher, Principal of Beyond Efficiency, is a licensed Civil Engineer, Certified Passive House Consultant, LEED Homes Rater, and Certified GreenPoint Rater. She combines thirteen years of hands-on experience with in-depth knowledge of technical practices and the green building marketplace to lead Beyond Efficiency in helping professionals integrate technical expertise, analytical tools, and common-sense best practices into their multifamily and mixed-use projects.


Contact Name:

  Karen Beck

Contact Phone:

  510-590-3360 ext 116

Contact Fax:


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