Greenbuild Mexico, taking place in Mexico City from June 19 to 21, 2018, is seeking inventive, knowledgeable professionals in the design, construction and operations of sustainable buildings and communities to serve on the Greenbuild Mexico Program Working Group.
The national consulting firm DESMAN specializes in the planning and design of new and existing parking structures. The company strives to be a leader in functionally efficient, attractive and cost-effective parking solutions. As such, DESMAN has been committed to sustainability in parking from the get-go. In fact, as one of the initial advisors for Parksmart, they helped develop the Parksmart certification standard.
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Over the past two decades, India has experienced rapid urbanization, which has created serious challenges such as air quality issues, energy shortages, water scarcity, waste accumulation, chronic diseases and an affordable housing crisis. We know that as a direct result of urbanization, more and more people will be moving into cities, and this means more buildings will be needed.
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Greenbuild Europe offers a forum for the green building community to unite and address pressing issues such as air quality, human health, energy use and global climate change. It's also a great place to network and learn about new technologies. In addition to attending, you can engage with Greenbuild on a deeper level as a presenter or as part of the review team for sessions.
Feature image: Brookfield’s Bank of America Plaza in Los Angeles, a Parksmart-certified garage, has 10 electric charge points.
Who ever thought that parking garages and surface lots would be the fueling stations of the future?
Are you interested in helping develop educational programming intended to meet the needs of international Greenbuild conference attendees?
USGBC is seeking green building professionals who are passionate about sustainable design, construction and operations for buildings and communities to serve on the 2018 Greenbuild India and Greenbuild China program working groups.
Applications are due by Thurs., January 18, 2018 at 5 p.m. EST.
This article was originally published by Sherwin-Williams in Spanish in the magazine "Esencial" in July 2016, and is reproduced here with permission.