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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

This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

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