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April 2019
$45

Building Sustainability Conference and Awards

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Place at Innsbrook,
4036 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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After nine successful years, Viridiant’s Sustainable Leadership Awards has expanded into the Building Sustainability Conference and Awards highlighting efforts to build sustainability in our communities and infrastructure with focus on health, resilience, and innovation. This event aims to educate and recognize innovative solutions of today to meet the needs of the evolving building industry of tomorrow. The conference will feature sessions and speakers, bringing together cross-discipline industry experts to share knowledge, inspire discussion, and drive change in the protection of…

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free

Building Sustainability Tour

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Day two of Viridiant’s Celebration of Sustainability will feature the Building Sustainability Tour. Join us from 12 – 3 PM on Friday, April 26th to check out what energy-efficient construction looks like in RVA. This event will include tours at a variety of building types: a market-rate, LEED and EarthCraft-certified single family home; an EarthCraft-certified multifamily Virginia Supportive Housing project serving homeless individuals (with solar panels); the Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU, a LEED Gold Commercial project. Hear from…

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$30

Earth Day 5K Race Without a Trace

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Historic Tredegar,
500 Tredegar Street, Richmond, VA 23219 United States
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The third and final day of Viridiant’s Celebration of Sustainability includes our family friendly, community-focused Earth Day 5K Race Without a Trace, showing off the best the city has to offer. Run, walk or stroll down around Belle Isle and Brown’s Island and see the beauty of the James River and its downtown surroundings. Learn easy ways to help the environment along the course and finish at one of the best events of the Spring. That’s right, this race, presented…

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free

Party for the Planet

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Historic Tredegar,
500 Tredegar Street, Richmond, VA 23219 United States
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Taking place just by the river at Historic Tredegar, Party for the Planet is a non-profit hosted, family-friendly festival dedicated to environmentally-friendly living and sustainability. Honoring Earth Day, environmental groups and businesses will come together with local music, food and drinks to ignite interest in the health and well-being of our bodies, our city, and our earth. Highlights include: Earth Day 5K Race Without a Trace; live music and entertainment; craft beer, wine, and local food trucks; kid-friendly activities; local…

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May 2019
$175

EarthCraft Building Professional Training

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
VHDA's Housing Center,
4224 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States

This 7-hour builder training provides a comprehensive overview of best practices for sustainable construction and design and explores how the EarthCraft program can help you get started in the green building sector. Whether you’re a single-family home builder, developer, architect, HVAC or insulation contractor, property owner/manager, or Housing Development Authority, you’ll learn cost-effective ways to improve the energy efficiency, indoor air quality, comfort and durability of homes, enhancing overall client appeal. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn about the…

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