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"Michelle M. Mullarkey" <[log in to unmask]>
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Dear All,

Sounds like a fantastic opportunity!



Green Roofs Design 101 - Introductory Course

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (the North American trade association for the
green roof industry) is bringing its new Green Roof Design 101 Introductory
Course to Central Vermont. Education credits are available.

Space limited - sign up now. To register online go to
<>  - "What's New" section.

Friday, March 11th, 2005

Morey Hall
Morey Lounge
Vermont Technical College
Randolph Center, Vermont

8:30 am to 5 pm

Directions to Vermont Technical School are available at:

With the increasing use of the USGBC's LEED as a procurement standard by many
governments and the introduction of a new LEED rating systems for retrofit
buildings, green roof infrastructure promises to play an ever increasing role
in achieving LEED credits for high performance buildings - delivering benefits
at the development site, operation of the building and in the broader

At this one-day intensive introductory course, you will learn how to determine
major functions and components of a green roof, identify the factors which
influence costs, how to utilize an integrated design process in your project
for maximum benefit and much more.

Course instructor: Haven Kiers, Landscape Architect specializing in Green Roofs.

Tuition cost of $345 (US) includes:

*        Participant's manual and course completion certificate

*        Continental breakfast and lunch

*        Complimentary one year GRHC individual membership in 2005 that

*        50% discount on purchase of Conference CDs which contain over 50
technical papers on policy, design and research ($50 US value)

*        Conference member registration fee ($100 US discount off regular
registration fee) for the Annual Conference, Awards and Trade Show May 4-6,
Washington D.C.

*        Two line description on the searchable on-line membership database
including contact information and member profile of participation in previous
conferences, workshops and training courses

*        Membership listing on our Members Directory in our Conference CD-ROM

*        Bi-monthly electronic newsletter on green roof developments

*        One Semi-annual hardcopy (or electronic version) of the Green Roof
Infrastructure Monitor(tm) mailed to you

Register on-line at: <>  - "What's


Those collecting AIA, RCI, or ASLA credits for application toward local /
regional associations or for licence renewal can acquire 7.5 education credits
by enrolling in this course.

Michelle Smith Mullarkey
Assistant to the Director
Capital Planning and Management
University of Vermont
109 So. Prospect Street
Burlington, VT  05405

(802) 656-2219 Ph
(802) 656-8237 Fx
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