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USGBC Project Manager - Northeast Ohio
The position is the first line of engagement for those interested in getting involved with USGBC locally and supports programmatic and admin functions.Apply for Position
The purpose of Northeast Ohio Chapter of the USGBC is to generate broad support for various individual efforts, build momentum, and advance the green building agenda in our region through education, consulation, and cooperation. The Chapter is an umbrella organization for the various bulding industry interest groups, including those involved in residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial green building.Read More
Property owners, property managers, developers, architects engineers contractors, energy consultants, etc. are invited to attend the Green Building Challenge Educational event series.
Property owners, property managers and developers submit their buildings for measurement and verification of energy savings against performance baselines, and awards will be given to those who have achieved significant savings. Property owners, managers and developers who would like to learn about energy efficiency but do not wish to participate in the scored Challenge are also welcome to attend the educational events.
Through a series of four events, the GBC is designed to provide guidance on creating an ENERGY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM as a means to significantly reduce annual operating costs related to building operations. Each event focuses on one of the four phases of an energy management program:
Each event features a case study presented by a property owner/manager for their own facilities, as well as presentations from two local experts on common energy efficiency conservation measures (ECMs), including financing options for retrofit projects.
Those interested are encouraged to attend all four events for a more comprehensive understanding of the energy management program; HOWEVER, each individual event is self-contained, provides valuable information related to specific ECMs, and may be enjoyed in isolation.
To compete in the 2016 GBC, participants sign the Participant Sign-Up Sheet to submit one or more buildings for measurement of current energy performance relative to a baseline. More information will be shared at the Educational Sessions.
The Challenge is scored using the Cleveland 2030 District energy use intensity (EUI) baselines, which are calculated for a given facility use category using EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager. Scoring will be based on 12 months of utility bills.
Participation in the competition is not a prerequisite for attending the events. If you do not wish to participate, we still welcome you to join us to learn more about energy efficiency in buildings.
Also, even if you don't particularly like your chances of winning, by signing up for the competition you will receive our help with ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager setup and facility benchmarking.
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