Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Third annual Green Homes Summit to feature seminars, tours

Registration remains open for the third annual Green Homes Summit, to be held September 14-15 in Over-the-Rhine.

The event will highlight new and innovative green design opportunities, strategies, products, and services for residential buildings.

Keynote speaker Sarah Susanka will discuss her "Not So Big" design theory as it applies to existing housing stock, urban revitalization, and historic preservation. An architect and author, Susanka promotes quality over quantity for the design of our homes and communities through her lectures, show houses, and book series.

This year's seminar topics include:
The Summit will also include seminars, a trade show, an awards dinner, and a green homes tour.

Admission ranges from between $30 and $110 – depending on the program – and is open to anyone interested in green residential building strategies. Participants may register in advance or at the door.

The 2012 Green Homes Summit is produced by the Cincinnati Regional Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council, AIA Cincinnati, and the Over-the-Rhine Foundation.

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