Archive for the ‘USGBC Idaho’ Category
Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
Ever wondered about the differences between LEED building and Green Globes? How much further does a project need to go beyond LEED to achieve living status? What about Green Globes and Energy Star Green Buildings? Join USGBC Idaho for a conversation on green buildings where we’ll convene a panel of experts to tackle these questions.
Our Green Building Rating Systems Panel is being held from noon-1 on Thursday, Nov 14th in the conference room at Idaho Power, 1221 W Idaho Street in Boise.
This is a free, public event for anyone interested in learning more about green building. Chicken and vegetarian coconut curry with waldorf salad is available for lunch and is $10 for USGBC Idaho members and $14 for non-members. Those purchasing lunch are requested to confirm their orders through our RSVP form.
Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
On October 30, 2013, Idaho Housing and Finance Association Sought public comment regarding proposed changes to the 2014 Qualified Allocation Plan for Low Income Housing Tax Credits. Public comments were delivered in person to IHFA at 565 W. Myrtle Street, Boise, ID. Many Low-Income Housing Developers were on hand to provide comment on proposed changes. The draft 2014 QAP removes extra points for developments that achieve LEED certification has several other changes to the green criteria.
USGBC Executive Director Charlie Woodruff delivered our USGBC Idaho Comments on 2014 DRAFT QAP in person.
Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013
USGBC Idaho is in immediate need of a motivated, self-starting individual to aid our organization in green building advocacy and communications outreach.
The position requires a balance of in-office and virtual work, however in-person assistance is desired from noon through 3pm on Tuesday afternoons. The position requires 10 hours of work/week and is paid a monthly stipend of $300.
The USGBC Idaho Communications Intern authors weekly newsletters as well as unique content for the USGBC website, coordinates social media outreach, assists with production of a weekly radio show Building A Greener Idaho, audio-engineers podcasts and analyzes communication data to optimize communication outreach. On the job training is available however prior experience with website administration, audio-editing and graphic design programs are an asset.
To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Remington Buyer, firstname.lastname@example.org.