All Stories Tagged 'sustainability' (8)

Lunch presentation on Nob Hills application to the Main Street program.

For the past few months I've been a part of the Proposed Historic Nob Hill District Main Street Steering Committee, we've come along way in the application process, which is almost complete. This Friday, the 10th, is the final assessment by the NM Main Street directors (part of the State Department of Economic Development,) as to the readiness of Nob Hill to participate. Part of the agenda on Friday is a public lunch for those who wish to know more about the program, what it has to offer, and… Continue

Added by Duane W Bargar on April 7, 2009 at 3:30pm — 5 Comments

GreenBuilt Tour Coming!

One of my favorite rites of spring is coming next month - The GreenBuilt Tour put on by the U.S. Green Building Council-New Mexico Chapter. This is a tour of homes with sustainable features like passive or active solar systems, xeriscaping, low-water use, high insulation, etc. There will be 25 homes in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Taos on this year's tour, which will take place on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17.



This year, USGBC-NM is having a kick-off event at the Albuquerque… Continue

Added by Gail Rubin on April 6, 2009 at 12:03pm — No Comments

WESST Opens New Business Incubation Center Dowtown

You might have heard of WESST, but aren't exactly certain about what they do. Recently I had the pleasure of meeting Linda Karr, Development Director of WESST, and toured their new WESST Enterprise Center scheduled to open in early December 2008.



About WESST

WESST is a locally headquartered non-profit that assists small businesses reach their goals and succeed. In the new… Continue

Added by Jen Marshall on November 22, 2008 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Green Event Planning: considerations

As a budding green event planner, I've benefitted from attending / speaking with current green event planners that have paved the way. Some events addressed every element down to the types of soy based inks they used when printing. Other events didn't even consider putting out a recycling bin for guests. The following list outlines considerations when throwing an event that is 'green'. Please add comments / ideas so collectively we can make a robust… Continue

Added by Jen Marshall on November 15, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

Front Porch Naturalist

From my backyard I can see several multi-story buildings downtown, including the new Anasazi condominiums. From my front porch, it is easy to forget they are there. It is not that I have the luxury of a front porch view that overlooks the Rio Grande bosque or the Sandia skyline - I’m in the middle of Barelas, looking out on a street… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on August 18, 2008 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

Green Drinks

Every month, green-friendly people meet at One Up (previously Carom Club) downtown on the second Tuesday for happy hour. I've been the past three months - gets a good mix of local government, alternative energy, green building, etc. folks. Last night we had around 10-15 people, but the month before drew around 30+.

For more info: http://www.usgbcnm.org/events.shtml

Added by Jen Marshall on August 13, 2008 at 8:11am — 4 Comments

Architect-designed Homes This Weekend!

This weekend is the annual AIA (American Institute of Architects) Home Tour and a ticket allows you into houses designed by a handful of some of the most interesting and outstanding local architects. The Tour takes a chunk of Sunday and includes a lecture… Continue

Added by NMBosque on May 2, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

Reception, talk and tours of Jefferson Green

The Business of Green Buildings: How sustainable buildings are changing our workplaces



When: Wednesday, March 26 from 5-7 p.m.

Where: Jefferson Green, home of Dekker/Perich/Sabatini Architects; 7601 Jefferson Street NE (N of Masthead, S of San Francisco)

Why: Join UNM Anderson Net Impact, AGBS, and GPSA for a catered reception by Food Part, brief introduction to LEED… Continue

Added by Amanda on March 19, 2008 at 2:00pm — 4 Comments

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