This three day workshop will introduce partcipants to green building strategies utilizing Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating Systems and will serve as a framework for strategic planning of sustainable community development. Day 3 will provide participants with practical experience as they participate in a charrette and strategic planning session for the rehabilitation of the National Register listed Randall and Wascom Houses owned by the Greater St. James AME Church in Hammond, Louisiana. The charrette will develop approaches to fully rehabilitate the buildings for such potential purposes as small business incubator, community computer center, and/or restaurant providing job training for at-risk youth.
At the end of the workshop partcipants will be able to communicate broad and basic green building concepts to colleagues; assist others with sustainability goals; serve as green preservation advocates to clients, team members, and the general public; and assist project leaders with correspondence and documentaton for LEED certficaton. The 18 – hour workshop will qualify for the LEED Credential Maintenance Program, AIA, and PE continuing educaton units but participants will need to self-report. This workshop also qualifies as training for historic district commissioners.
Instructor Donna L. A. Isaacs, LEED AP
Donna Isaacs serves as executive director of Campti Field of Dreams where she implements triple-bottom-line principles and practices to foster sustainable growth and community revitalizat on. This work has been recognized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation with a 2014 Innovation Award for the creative placemaking project, “Town of Campti: LEEDing the Way with History, Culture, the Arts and Entrepreneurship,” a model for the sustainable revitalization of rural municipalities.
She is an Accredited Professional for the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Rating System (LEED-AP 2004). Donna is one of only 80 Sustainable Florida Associates, meaning she has the skills and tools necessary to help organizations become more sustainable in a comprehensive manner. She has also served as an instructor for the University of Florida TREEO Center teaching over 60 LEED workshops, preparing more than 2000 participants to take the LEED exam with an average pass rate of 85%.
Who Should Attend
Community Leaders, Architects, Engineers, Business Owners, Property Owners, Planners, Preservationists, Students, and anyone who wants to make this a better place for all.
Funded in Part By
A grant from the Suzanne Turner Preservation Fund for Louisiana of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Downtown Hammond, Louisiana.
For more information or to register call 985-277-5680, or visit hammondgreenworkshop.com.
Registration is $195. A special 50% discount will be given to the first ten to register by March 11th.
Since workshops and conferences fill quickly, please sign up as early as possible. If you need to withdraw from an event, you must inform the organizers in writing via the organizational contact page. Cancellations more than 30 days prior to an event will be fully refunded less a $30 administrative fee. A 50% refund will be issued to cancellations within 30 days of the event if the organizers can resell the ticket.