Please join the Friends of the Library for our second panel discussion, “Sustainable Buildings in the Lowcountry,” in our ongoing year-long series, “Going Green: Fad or Forever?” We will address the following sustainability issues and more. Please encourage your students to attend!
- What is LEED?
- What does building “green” really mean?
- Associated cost of building with sustainable materials?
- Charleston—where are we with green building initiatives?
- Individual responsibility for building with and using sustainable materials —what is available to you?
Moderator: Tim Keane, Director of Planning, Preservation & Sustainability, City of Charleston
Kevin Keenan, Professor of Political Science, College of Charleston
John Porretto, Builder, Sustainable Building Solutions
Beezer Molton, Owner, Halfmoon Outfitters
Matt Smith, Builder, MK Smith Builders
John Ciccarelli, LEED-Certified Architect and Sustainability Institute Board member