Green Builder Conference Co-Hosted by New College of Florida

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Want to learn more about the latest technologies and trends in sustainable home building? Join us at the IDS Environmental Design Conference: Green Building, Healthy Lives!, Sept. 22 and 23, at the Harry Sudakoff Conference Center, New College of Florida, 5845 General Dougher Place, Sarasota. Co-hosted by New College and the Interior Design Society Sarasota Chapter, the public Conference will bring together local and national green building experts, and attendees can participate in three panel discussions. Sarah Boren will be the featured speaker, sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).Boren has more than 25 years of professional experience in the environmental sustainability field, having served in numerous roles at the Smithsonian Institution and on Capitol Hill; in the green business consulting industry in California; as an executive director of two nonprofits; and in various positions with the USGBC Florida and the USGBC headquarters in Washington, D.C. New College of Florida will also host Day 2 sessions on careers in environmental design and on its New College Challenge initiative which will be launched later in the Fall. The Challenge will be a multi-year planning and community engagement initiative that promotes sustainability across a variety of community and campus life dimensions.

“We are proud to join New College Florida and the Interior Design Society Sarasota Chapter as an Environmental Champion sponsor of the 2022 Environmental Design Conference,” said Jon Thaxton Senior Vice President for Community Investment, Gulf Coast Community Foundation. “Our choices for our built environment, such as Green Buildings, can lead to healthier lives, and improve our quality of life, and protect our valuable natural resources.” Tickets are available now at greenbuildconference.com (the fee includes breakfast, coffee, lunch and an evening vendor/trade show reception). Key conference sponsors include the Gulf Coast Community Foundation, Florida Design Works and Sarasota Architectural Salvage. Community sponsors include the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, the Sarasota County Green Business Partnership, the American Society of Interior Designers, the Interior
Design Society Sarasota Chapter and New College of Florida. Gulf Coast Community Foundation: gulfcoastcf.org.

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