New Haven, CT The CT Green Building Council (CTGBC) will host its 13th annual Awards Ceremony at the Green Apple Day of Service award-winning Charter School in the Springside Community Room at Uncommon Ground High School, Urban Farm, and Educational Center on October 3rd.
Common Ground is one of the first environmentally themed charter schools in the U.S. Springside is a LEED Gold certified building and previous CTGBC Green Building Award of Honor winner.
The event will be highlighted by keynote speaker John Mandyck, the CEO of Urban Green Council in NYC. As NYC is the largest city in the world to declare a climate emergency, Mandyck is on the forefront of the efforts to transform the built environment for a sustainable future. His keynote, entitled “Building Forward,” will examine the building emissions laws in the recently passed NYC Climate Mobilization Act. Mandyck’s presentation is not to be missed.
For more information about the 2019 Green Building Awards, including registration and other logistics, please visit the 2019 Awards webpage.
CTGBC is a chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), covering the state. They are committed to transforming the way our buildings are designed, constructed, and operated through a growing number of green certifications and standards, including LEED, Living Building, and Passive House.
Our mission is to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built, and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous Connecticut and improved quality of life for all. To fulfill that mission, we monitor policy development in the state and play an active role in advocacy. CTGBC also offers educational workshops and networking events and a biennial conference event, NESSBE, Northeast Summit for a Sustainable Built Environment.