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Past Educational Meetings

Want to see what we covered in past educational meetings of the Seattle Chapter? Check out the list here!

Want to see what we've covered in past educational meetings?

Here is the schedule of past meetings. We are working on providing you with followup information on some of these past events. Stay tuned!

2014

Jan

Water Resistant Barriers

Round Table Discussion

Feb

Best High Efficiency Windows, Thermal Bridging & Integration with Wall Systems

Panel Discussion

Mar

Ventilation & Indoor Air Quality

Apr

Heating Systems for Highly Efficient Homes

Which are the right heating systems for highly efficient homes? Presented by Dan Wildenhaus of Fluid Market Strategies and Henry Odum of Ecotope

May

Permaculture: Integrating food production on urban and suburban properties

Presented by Jenny Pell

June

Save the Old: Lessons learned in energy efficient retrofits

George Ostrow MC

Presenters: Canuche Terranella, Green Canopy Homes; Jason Lear, Batt & Lear; Amy Towilis, Rhino Roz; and Jon Alexander, Sunshine Construction

July

Low Hanging Fruit: How to get a big bang for a limited budget

August

Annual Guild Potluck Picnic

no education session

Sept

Health & Lighting

Oct

Innovations to get to net-zero energy buildings

Nov

10x10x10 Green Building Slam

no education session

Dec

Annual Winter Party

no education session

2013

Jan

Energy Code Update

Luke Howard of WSU

Feb

Aquaponics

Alex of True Blue Aquaponics

Mar

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

Apr

Reuse & Deconstruction

Kinley Deller of King County GreenTools

May

Resilient Design as a Driver of Sustainability

Alex Wilson

June

App's for Green Building

Jeff McCord and Jon Alexander

July

Roundtable

August

Annual Potluck Picnic - no meeting

Sept

Indoor Air Quality

Cheri Zehner

Oct

Mark LaLiberte - special presentation

Yesterday's Dreams / Today's Reality / Tomorrow's Visions

Panel: Chris Herman, George Ostrow, Jim Burton, Dan Wildenhaus, Tom Balderston, Sandra Mallory, Aaron Adelstein

Nov

10x10x10 Green Building Slam

no meeting

2012

Jan 25

Business Development - Sales and Marketing

James Alberson of Sandler Training
Jason Gaylord of Localloop

Feb 22

All About Asbestos

Mario Pedroza of Puget Sound Clean Air Agency

Mar 28

Energy Efficient Walls: from advanced framing to super insulation

Jon Alexander, Dan Whitmore and Thor Pererson

Apr 25

Internet Marketing and Social Networking

Wendy Ogryzek and June Bachman of bWyse

May 23

New Recycling Requirements

Gabriella Yhlar-Heffner of Seattle Public Utiltities

June 27

Passive House principles and energy comparisons

Michael Eliason of Brute Force Collaborative

July 25

Sustainability of our Regional Forests and Wood Resources

Diane Moody of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) 
John Henrikson of Wild Thyme Farm

Aug 22

Annual Pot Luck Picnic

Sept 15

Annual 10x10x10 Annual Green Building Slam

Oct 24

Rammed Earth High Performance Wall System

Meror Krayenhoff of Sirewall

2011

Jan 26

Washington State Energy Code Changes

Luke Howard, WSU Extension Energy Program Building Science Specialist

Feb 23

Vegetative Roofs

Martha Rose

Mar 23

Connections to Nature: Biomimicry, Biophilia and Human Behavior

Alexandra Ramsden, LEED®AP BD+C, CSBA Director, Sustainable Design Consultant, RUSHING Sustainability Studio

Apr 27

Low Load Heating Systems & options

Shawn Oram, PE, LEED AP Ecotope, Inc.

May 25

Family Fued Game Show – 
Architects vs. Builders

Game Show Host:  Patti Southard
Game Show Tech:  George Ostrow

Builder Team: Robert Burns, Martha Rose, Kurt Harjo, Wayne Apostolik

Architect Team: Jason Lear, Sheri Newbold, Jim Burton, Nicole Starnes Taylor

June 22

Deep Gray Water – Living Machines

2020 ENGINEERING, Inc

July 27

Creative Re-use, Preservation, and Sustainability through House Moving

Jeff McCord of Nickel Bros House Moving

Aug 24

Annual Potluck Picnic

Sept 10

Annual 10x10x10 Green Building Slam

Oct 26

Deconstruction and Recycling

Second Use

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