Energy Efficiency and Green Building

Date: 

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Location: 

Northland College Sigurd Olsen Environmental Institute, Sentry Room
1411 Ellis Avenue
Ashland, WI 54806

Host: 

Mayor of Ashland, Bill Whalen; Bayfield County Administrator, Mark Abeles-Allison; Bayfield Mayor, Larry MacDonald; Washburn Mayor, Scott Griffiths; UW-Extension Educator Ashland County, Tom Wojciechowski

Tour: 

Tour via bus

Documents: 

Agenda

9:45 Registration, coffee
10:00 Overview, The State Energy-Extension Partnership Program Megan Levy, Director Local Energy Programs, WI State Energy Office; Sherrie Gruder, Sustainable Design Specialist, Energy Program Coordinator, UW-Extension
10:15 Energy On Wisconsin: Community Survey Findings, Sherrie Gruder
10:30 Attendee Introductions
10:55 Energy Independence and Sustainability Highlights (~8 min each) Mayor of Ashland, Bill Whalen; Bayfield County Administrator, Mark Abeles-Allison; Bayfield Mayor, Larry MacDonald; Washburn Mayor, Scott Griffiths; UW-Extension Educator Ashland County, Tom Wojciechowski
12:00 Lunch –Sherrie Gruder - WI LEED certified projects database + Zero net Energy tool 12:15
12:45 Funding Opportunities: Richard Sneider, Deputy Secretary and Tom German, Analyst, Board of Commissioners of Public Lands
1:15 Energy Efficiency & Green Building - discussion Todd Osman, Principal Partner, E3 Coalition
2:15 Feedback /Evaluation of the day
2:30 Break
2:45 Tour – via BART bus to view energy efficiency and renewable energy projects – Northland College LEED Library, solar and wind installations; Bayfield County CNG charging station, energy efficiency upgrades and solar; Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center energy efficiency; South Shore Brewery (optional) energy efficiency
4:30 Adjourn