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Friends of the Library Panel Discussion: “Going Green: Fad or Forever?” Wednesday, February 16th, 6:00pm – 7:30pm, Addlestone Library, Second Floor, Room 227

Please join the Friends of the Library for our second panel discussion, Sustainable Buildings in the Lowcountry,” in our ongoing  year-long series, “Going Green: Fad or Forever?” We will address the following sustainability issues and more.  Please encourage your students to attend!

  • What is LEED?
  • What does building “green” really mean?
  • Associated cost of building with sustainable materials?
  • Charleston—where are we with green building initiatives?
  • Individual responsibility for building with and using sustainable materials —what is available to you?

Moderator: Tim Keane, Director of Planning, Preservation & Sustainability, City of Charleston

Panel Members:

Kevin Keenan, Professor of Political Science, College of Charleston

John Porretto, Builder, Sustainable Building Solutions

Beezer Molton, Owner, Halfmoon Outfitters

Matt Smith, Builder, MK Smith Builders

John Ciccarelli, LEED-Certified Architect and Sustainability Institute Board member