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North Bay Guild

Sponsored by Build It Green

Wed, May 9, 2012 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM PDT

We were unable to register you for this event as the event deadline has passed or the maximum number of seats available has been reached.
 
If seats are still available, members and non-members can still attend and pay the $15 Door Price.
Total Seats: 50
Reserved: 9
Region: San Francisco Bay Area

Marin Builders Association

660 Las Galinas Avenue
San Rafael CA 94903-3687 US
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Phone: (415) 462-1220

Speaker Greg VanMechelen

Position: Owner
Company: VanMechelen Architects

Event Description

Topic:  Passive Solar Architecture
 
Description:
Passive solar design is the most effective, healthiest and lowest-cost method to provide thermal comfort in any climate. We'll introduce you to the physics of passive solar design, its historical use in a variety of climates, and show you modern examples focusing on Northern California climates. You are welcome to bring your own projects for an interactive discussion.
 
Presentation Team: Greg Van Mechelen
 
Certified Green Building Professional CEU Value: 1.5 credits
 
Schedule:  
5:00-5:15 Sign In
5:15-5:30 Networking Exercise
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 Wednesday, May 9th.  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!
 
 

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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.
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510-590-3360 x116 510-590-3360 x116
   

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North Bay Guild

Sponsored by Build It Green

Wed, May 9, 2012 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM PDT

Speaker Greg VanMechelen

Position: Owner
Company: VanMechelen Architects

Biography

www.vanmechelenarchitects.com

Greg VanMechelen is an architect with more than 20 years of experience in a variety of environmentally-considered building techniques.  He has designed numerous projects utilizing passive solar design, and projects using alternative materials, including the first strawbale school in California.  He has also worked with clients with severe environmental sensitivities.  Mr. VanMechelen serves on the National Board of Architects/ Designers/ Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR), and a founding member of the California Straw Building Association (CASBA).
 
Phone: 510.558.1075     Email: info@vanmechelenarchitects.com

North Bay Guild

Sponsored by Build It Green

Wed, May 9, 2012 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM PDT

Marin Builders Association

660 Las Galinas Avenue
San Rafael CA 94903-3687 US
Google Maps | Hotels Near | Yahoo! Maps | Weather Forecast
Phone: (415) 462-1220

North Bay Guild

Sponsored by Build It Green

Wed, May 9, 2012 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM PDT

 
Before
May 9, 2012 2:00 PM
After
May 9, 2012 2:00 PM
Member:
$10.00
$15.00
Non-Member:
$15.00
$15.00

North Bay Guild

Sponsored by Build It Green

Wed, May 9, 2012 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM PDT

We were unable to register you for this event as the event deadline has passed or the maximum number of seats available has been reached.
 
If seats are still available, members and non-members can still attend and pay the $15 Door Price.
Total Seats: 50
Reserved: 9
Region: San Francisco Bay Area

 


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