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SUSTAINABLE BUILDING WEEK 2022!

Portland, OR

October 10, 2022 kicks off the fifth annual Sustainable Building Week (SBW), an event-filled week from a cross section of Portland’s design professional organizations. The week will bring the best and brightest building professional organizations together to educate, connect and foster opportunities for future collaboration to Keep Portland Green. Whether its combating climate change, protecting [...]

Free

Go Zero Tour 2022 In-Person Tour

Portland, OR

Residential buildings account for almost a quarter of all energy usage in the state of Oregon, and zero energy home design is an important strategy in climate adaptation. Join Solar Oregon for an open house tour of zero energy and "path to zero" homes across the state: the Go Zero Tour 2022 presented by Energy [...]

$25 – $60

Electrical Panel Upgrades – A key to scaling home electrification

Portland, OR

Join Electrify Now for Electrify Week - a series of webinars on electrification during Sustainable Buildings Week. As more homeowners learn about the advantages of electrifying heating and cooking and replace gas cars with EVs, the humble electrical panel become a focus of attention. In some homes, this workhorse appliance can be a bottleneck as the [...]

Free

Green Champion Summit: Democratizing Decarbonization

Portland, OR

Democratizing Decarbonization 1.5 AIA LU|HSW available The annual AIAO COTE Green Champion Summit brings to you sustainability leaders from around the region and country. This year we gather to discuss how our already-strong efforts to reduce both carbon and greenhouse gasses can be bolstered by new legislation, technologies and practices which could steepen our approach [...]

Free

Embodied Carbon Reduction Strategies: Project examples and lessons learned

Portland, OR

This year during the 5th Annual Sustainable Building Week, we'll harness our community knowledge and actions taken to measure and reduce embodied carbon of buildings. Join us for Pecha Kucha style presentations from members of the Carbon Leadership Forum's Portland Hub as they share stories that will enlighten you, educate you, and hopefully inspire you [...]

Free

PHnw presents: Passive House 101 & Panelized Construction

151 Southwest 1st Avenue portland, or 151 Southwest 1st Avenue, Portland, OR

About this event From 5pm to 6:30pm, join Josh Salinger and Alex Boetzel of PHnw as they present an introduction and overview of the Passive House building methodology. Learn the history, understand the benefits, see examples of PH buildings and learn how Passive Building is leading the industry. This 101 level talk is for homeowners [...]

Free

Energy Trust of Oregon: New Buildings Program Incentives and Energy Efficiency resources

Portland, OR

Join us during Sustainable Building Week to learn how we’re supporting the design and construction of some of Oregon’s most resilient, high performance and net zero buildings. Whether your project is large or small, Energy Trust offers flexible incentive packages and technical guidance to help your project reach its energy goals. Hear from senior field staff [...]

The Inflation Reduction Act – What’s in it for you

Portland, OR
Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Inflation Reduction Act - What's in it for you The IRA is packed with incentives for home electrification, EVs and more - find out how it will impact home retrofits and new construction. About this event Many people say the Inflation Reduction Act is the most significant climate bill ever passed in the U.S. [...]

Clean Comfort for the Future Proof Home

Portland, OR
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Many have heard about heat pumps, and how important they are to addressing efficiency needs and reducing C02 emissions from buildings, but few have heard about Air to Water heat pumps and Hydronics. Come learn about the future of truly green HVAC. Take peek at a new Aris Hydronics all-in-one high-performance HVAC + DHW pilot [...]

Reimagining Schoolyards in Our Communities

Portland, OR

This panel builds on our work to provide outdoor learning and play opportunities at Oregon schools. We are working to bring together environmental consultants, landscape designers, and educators to explore the benefits of green schoolyards and to break down some of the barriers to outdoor education. We’re hoping to highlight the demonstrated improvements to water [...]

SERA Architects at the Galleria – A Human-Centered Sustainable Workplace

SERA Architects 600 SW 10th Ave, Portland, OR

As part of Sustainable Building Week, SERA Architects will open the doors to their highly anticipated new office at the Portland Galleria. A tour of the space will highlight sustainable design strategies on the topics of indoor environmental quality and human health, sustainable resource use and minimizing climate impacts, equity, and resilience. To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sera-architects-at-the-galleria-a-human-centered-sustainable-workplace-tickets-415535757637 60 [...]

Free

Sustainable Visions for the Future of Portland

Rose Haven Day Shelter and Community Center 1740 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209 1740 NW Glisan Street, Portland

How do we plan for and envision a future Portland that fosters more closely knitted and sustainable communities? In this event, Gensler Portland is bringing together designers and a group of professionals working in development, housing, master-planning and social sciences to develop framework for a charrette focused on this question that will then be exhibited [...]

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