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Cool Green Summer Events for 2015

Jul 7, 2015 8:16:10 AM / by Chuck Lohre posted in Greener Stock, Green Home Tours, U.S. Green Building Council Cincinnati Chapter


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USGBC Green Living Member Circle Green Home Tours

May 21, 2015 5:31:27 PM / by Chuck Lohre posted in Fischer Residence, Brad Cooper, FLW Boulter House LEED Project, Bradley Cooper Tiny Homes, Green Home Tours, Nutter Residence, U.S. Green Building Council Cincinnati Chapter, Whitney Residence, Boulter House, U.S. Green Building Council, FLW Boulter House Tour, Gaitan Residence, Kinsman Residence


From the USGBC Green Living page.

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Informational Interview about Careers in Environmental Fields

Oct 20, 2014 8:46:04 PM / by Chuck Lohre posted in LEED Platinum Home/Office Project, LEED AP Exam, How to pass, U.S. Green Building Council Cincinnati Chapter, LEED Project Documentation, U.S. Green Building Council, LEED Certification Documentation


My name is Rachel Grefke and I am an Environmental major at SUNY Potsdam. I received your contact info. from the PM Environmental website which I had been looking at for my internship coming up in the summer. For my environmental field prep. class I am required to preform an interview on someone in the environmental field and I was hoping you would be willing to allow me to interview you? I should not take long and we can conduct it through email. If you could let me know as soon as possible that would be great! Below I have written down the questions, take your time answering them.
What exactly does your company do?

Green Cincinnati Education Advocacy’s goal is to help promote Green Building and provide the public with the resources needed to advocate for the U.S Green Building Council's LEED Certification process. 1. We are hired to fill out the forms required to receive LEED Certification, 2. produce brochures about products like windows that will help achieve LEED certification, 3. teach classes to pass the LEED AP exam and also 4. take on interns to work on our projects as they study for their LEED GA and AP accreditation.

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USGBC Cincinnati Chapter 10th Anniversary Banquet

Nov 17, 2012 3:09:25 PM / by Chuck Lohre posted in U.S. Green Building Council Cincinnati Chapter



10th Anniversary Holiday Banquet
Tuesday December 4th, 2012
American Red Cross
Come join Cincinnati Regional in celebration of our 10th year!
This is sure to be a fabulous evening for both
members and spouses - register today here

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Sept. 14, 2012 Green Homes Summit features tour of Sustainablity Partnership

Sep 2, 2012 4:37:11 PM / by Chuck Lohre posted in U.S. Green Building Council Cincinnati Chapter, Sustainability Partnership


The Sustainability Partnership of Cincinnati is a locally owned and operated consortium of companies working together to deliver all of the pieces for your projects, no matter what the size.

Sept. 14, 2012 Green Homes Summit Keynote Speaker Sarah Susanka, author of The Not So Big House! For more details on the event, click here.

Sept. 15, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. stop by to learn how you can have a LEED Platinum office for $4 per square foot. Learn more about the Green Cincinnati Education Advocacy offices at the new USGBC web site's LEED Profiles page https://new.usgbc.org/projects/lohre-and-associates-offices/

Register for the Green Homes Summit https://www.usgbc-cincinnati.org/calendar/register.asp?CalendarID=10979/.

Homeowners, architects, builders, developers, realtors, policy-makers, and anyone who is interested in residential building and greener living will benefit from attending this year's Green Homes Summit, with its focus on urban revitalization and historic preservation.

Register today to attend this year's Summit, all centered on the newly-reopened Washington Park in the revitalized, historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. Ample, convenient parking is available in the new underground Washington Park garage. See flyer on our webpage for details!

Gain up to 3 CEU's while learning about new and innovative green design opportunities, strategies, products and services for
residential buildings. Network with industry leaders in design and construction of green homes.

Seminar List:

Deconstruting Homes, Reconstructing Lives

LEED ND - Connecting the Dots

Renovating Historic Crown Building Sustainably

Environmentally Friendly Development: A Legal Perspective

Home Energy Improvement Incentives & Financing

Greening the MLS

Urban Timber

Restoration Windows

Water Quality - Rain Water & Storm Runoff

Space is limited, so register early to guarantee your spot at this annual event!

The Sustainability Partnership of Cincinnati is your one stop shop for sustainable design and construction. Be it Residential, Commercial, Institutional, or Governmental projects, we can help. TSPC is a consortium of locally owned, community invested companies with a primary focus on Sustainability. We design, we inspire, we build for the future. Why make ten calls, when you can make one? Contact Ben Haggerty at (513) 257-5256 or haggerty.benjamin@green-streets.net, http://www.Green-Streets.net
• LEED AP Design, Architecture, and Certification Documentation
• LEED Qualified Construction
• Landscape Architecture
• Sustainable Building Materials
• Vegetative Roof & Walls
• Solar and Wind Power
• Geothermal
• Storm Water Mitigation
• Rain Gardens and Bio Swales
• Irrigation Systems
• Energy Audits and Thermography
• Permeable Pavement
• Environmental & Planning Law
• Green Marketing Communications




Eco Environments – HVAC / SOLAR / WIND, With the experience and understanding of Geothermal and wind that Chris Gallager and his associates bring to the table we are extremely pleased to have them available to do any and all of your HVAC, Solar and wind power needs. Water, Steam, Sun, Wind, commercial as well as residential, Eco gets it done. http://www.ecoenvironments.com, 3411 Michigan Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208, Tel: 513-489-4822

Green Building Consultants – Green Building Consulting provides technical assistance on environmentally-sustainable building and community design, building science, and energy efficiency. Green Building Consulting serves as a consultant to the owner or design team of commercial and residential properties. Our services provide comprehensive solutions to the make-up of a building in an effort to improve the comfort, safety, indoor air quality, and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans all phases of a project from conceptual design through construction to project hand-over; in addition to continuous operation and maintenance. We are structured to work in the manner most appropriate for your project needs. http://greenbldgconsulting.com, 1411 Main St. Ste. B, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone (513) 381-1470


Green Cincinnati Education Advocacy – Green Cincinnati’s goal is to help promote Green Building and provide the public with the resources needed to advocate for the U.S Green Building Council’s LEED Certification process. We were the LEEP AP on our LEED Platinum office and provide LEED documentation services for commercial projects. Also please contact us for assistance developing branding, research, brochures, web sites, technical literature, presentations and publicity that doesn’t “Greenwash” the subject. Contact: Chuck Lohre, President, Green Cincinnati Education Advocacy, the Green Building division of Lohre & Associates, Inc. Marketing Communications, 126A West 14th Street, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45202, 877-608-1736, 513-961-1174, Mobile 513-260-9025, Fax 513-961-1192, chuck@lohre.com, http://www.green-cincinnati.com


Greenbau Construction – Full Service Green Design + Build – With Anthony Beck, a Certified Green Professional, and a member of the NAHB and his partner Steve Hampton an Architect, NCARB, and LEED AP you can be confident in the quality and service you will see at every turn. By having design and build working as one, you can be assured there will be no costly miscommunications nor overruns that are so prevalent in construction today. Be it commercial or residential they do it right. P: 513-784-0037 / 2913 Little Dry Run Rd. Cincinnati Ohio 45244, info@greenbau.net, http://greenbau.net/

Greener Stock – Building Supply & Heather Curless LEED Accredited Architect – Whether home, office, or factory if you want to see the latest in energy conservation and sustainability you need to stop by Heather Curless’s shop Greener Stock. Whether it insulation made from recycled jean material to the highest end finishes you can imagine of course also made from sustainable materials. Heather and quite simply has it going on. Heather is also a LEED Accredited Professional / Architect who can work with you and our partners on your project in every way, every step of the way. Heather E. Curless, Owner, Architect, LEED AP, heather@greenerstock.com, http://www.greenerstock.com, http://www.facebook.com/GreenerStock, GREENER STOCK / 3528 Columbia Parkway / Cincinnati, OH 45226, T 513.321.0567, F 513.323.1262

Green Streets – At a time in our history when legal concerns and land use must be coupled with protection of the environment while sustaining viable development it is always best to protect yourself as well. Be it Brownfield Remediation, Planning, to Real Estate Development and almost any legal concern imaginable Henry Sheldon can bring you positive results. We are proud to not only have “Tre” Henry Sheldon available to not only the Partnership but also have him as a new partner to Green Streets as well. Contact Ben Haggerty at (513) 257-5256 or haggerty.benjamin@green-streets.net, http://www.Green-Streets.net


Patterned Concrete of Cincinnati – A premiere creator of patterned and colored concrete from countertops to drive ways Patterned also offers permeable pavement that allows water to pass through the surface and back into to aquifers. Paul Schneider has beautiful solutions for any project great or small. Paul Schneider | 513.870.9449 | paul.pcoc@fuse.net, 9470 Le Saint Dr. Fairfield, OH 45014 | http://www.patternedconcrete.us

Tepe Services – Landscape Services, Eco Sprinkler Systems, LED Landscape Lighting – Founded by Gregg & Mark Tepe over 30 years ago these guys truly walk the walk. They have been out on the forefront of sustainable landscapes and water conservation since day one. In fact they created the first certified Rain Garden in Hamilton County. They deliver time and time again on almost any client need imaginable. Whether its drought resistant plants coupled with irrigation techniques that feed only what a plant needs directly to the source via full smart weather station technology, conservation is paramount to the Tepe’s. http://www.tepeservices.com, 513.941.4500

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Green Homes Summit Press Release

Aug 12, 2012 7:01:31 PM / by Chuck Lohre posted in U.S. Green Building Council Cincinnati Chapter


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Contacts: Suzanne Schindler
Publicity Coordinator Green Homes Summit Steering Committee
cell (513) 314-2449,

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Green Homes Summit Sept. 14, 2012

Jul 1, 2012 5:23:31 PM / by Chuck Lohre posted in U.S. Green Building Council Cincinnati Chapter


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