The Central Plains Chapter of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) will be hosting an event titled, "Materials Recycling Practices - Commercial and Residential," on March 5th at Studio Dan Meiners
. Speaking at this event will be Nathan Benjamin, Principal + Founder of PlanetReuse, Brian Alferman, Associate Director of Habitat Restore,
Brent Kroh, Vice President of Elmwood Reclaimed Timber
and Christian Arnold, Principal at Clockwork
. The following topics will be addressed by the speakers at the event:
-Common materials used in sustainable projects.
-Unique or new-to-market materials and applications.
-Tools and methods to ensure proper documentation for LEED
certification application and approval.
-Project examples and local Case Studies.
As a great example of the topic being discussed, the soon to be opened headquarters of Studio Dan Meiners was designed by Clockwork
, was constructed by ARC Construction and incorporated many reused and recycled materials provided by PlanetReuse. There will be tours provided immediately following the panel discussion. If you are interested in attending this great event, click here for more information. See you there!