Hello Michelle:
Here is another Green Conference to forward to VGBN members.

Best,
Jonathan

ps:	I've known Jim Brew since the 1980's when he was a principal of a  
Duluth, MN, architectural firm.... and have touched base with him  
lately at RMI where he is living his professional dream.
	

Jonathan Miller, FCSI, SCIP, AIA, NCARB
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> NAA Announces General Session Speakers
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> Does Green Make Sense for You?
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> Moderated by: Nate Kredich, Vice President of Residential Market  
> Development,
> U.S. Green Building Council
> Tuesday, April 28 – 9:00 A.M. – 10:30 A.M.
> A panel of industry experts will discuss the history of the green  
> revolution as it relates to the multi-family residential property  
> industry, the current trends in development and asset management,  
> and the business decisions that companies must contemplate in order  
> to remain viable in light of the sustainability movement.
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> The panel will be moderated by Nate Kredich, Vice President of  
> Residential Market Development at the U.S. Green Building Council.  
> Mr. Kredich oversees growing LEED for Homes program and works to  
> actively develop USGBC’s influence and interaction with the  
> residential market. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental  
> Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ encourages and  
> accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and  
> development practices through the creation and implementation of  
> universally understood and accepted tools and performance criteria.
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> The Present and Future Greening of the Multifamily Industry
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> James Brew, Principal Architect, Rocky Mountain Institute
> Wednesday, April 29 - 2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
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> James S. Brew, of the Rocky Mountain Institute is a Principal  
> Architect with the RMI Built Environment Team and has over 28 years  
> of sustainable design experience in historic, commercial,  
> institutional, and residential architecture. James has been a  
> speaker at the USGBC Greenbuild Conference, the Healthcare Summit  
> on Sustainability, and the World Conference on Sustainability in  
> Canada, Norway, and Japan. He recently spoke at the First  
> International Conference on Building Energy & the Environment in  
> Dalian, China.
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> The opportunity for re-evaluating our investment in energy  
> efficiency and green design is upon us. Whether dealing with a new  
> development or existing assets, there still remains an opportunity  
> for improving net operating income and retaining tenants in a  
> competitive real estate environment. This session will introduce  
> the latest trends in the green building revolution as well as the  
> business decisions that companies must contemplate in order to  
> remain viable in light of the sustainability movement.
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ACT NOW and Register Online! Don’t miss the early bird  
registration fee by registering before December 31, 2008. Visit the  
NAA Web site and register today!
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> Don't miss the only Green Conference for the Multifamily Housing  
> Industry!
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> Green Team Sponsors

> Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting? Please contact Justin  
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