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E-M:/ Energy efficient Building Seminar Oct. 9, East Lansing

Enviro-Mich message from "Anne Woiwode" <anne.woiwode@sierraclub.org>

This notice comes from Gene Townsend of the Lansing area, and looks like an
interesting opportunity to learn about ways to address environmental
considerations in building.  Also, the websites listed at the end of the
notice provide more detail on these issues as well.  Anne Woiwode

Greater Lansing Home Builders Association

Systems Approach

Educational Seminar

Tuesday, October 9

University Club Ballroom
3435 Forest Rd., East Lansing

Exploring the inter-relationship between building envelope design and
mechanical systems, and its impact on energy use, indoor air quality and
building durability

8:30 to 11:30  Panel Discussion:  “Advantages to Builders—Reducing
construction costs, Improving building performance, Expanding financing
options with lower energy costs, Market positioning”

·	Jerry Nash, Energy Office, Dept. of Consumer and Industry Services
·	Elliot Levensohn, American Lung Association
·	Robert Martin, Rediwall Insulated Concrete Forms
·	Representatives of mortgage industry and power utilities

11:30 to 12:30  Lunch

·	Cost $15.00
·	Students will eat as guests of GLHBA and local building suppliers

12:30 to 4:30    Dr. Joe Lstiburek:   BUILDING AMERICA Presentation

A Systems Approach to Building Homes that are Healthy, Comfortable, Durable,
Energy Efficient and Environmentally Responsible

“Dr. Joe” is a principle of  the Building Science Corporation, a partner in
the U.S. Department of Energy’s BUILDING AMERICA Program and the author of
the Energy & Environmental Building Association (EEBA) Builders Guide.

Students attending can receive free EEBA membership, the Builders Guide
textbook at half price ($20) and 20% discount at the EEBA convention in

Visit  www.buildingscience.com  and

To reserve, call Sarah at the Greater Lansing Home Builders Assoc.

Anne Woiwode, Staff Director
Sierra Club Mackinac Chapter
109 East Grand River Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48906
517-484-2372; fax 517-484-3108

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