Green Builder Conference, co-hosted by New College of Florida
Harry Sudakoff Conference Center at New College, Sarasota, Fla., Sept. 22-23, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(Sarasota, Fla., Aug.11, 2002)
Want to learn more about the latest technologies and trends in sustainable home building? Join us at the IDS Environmental Design Conference: Green Building, Healthy Lives!, Sept. 22 and 23, at the Harry Sudakoff Conference Center, New College of Florida, 5845 General Dougher Place, Sarasota.
Co-hosted by New College and the Interior Design Society Sarasota Chapter, the public Conference will bring together local and national green building experts, and attendees can participate in three panel discussions.
Sarah Boren will be the featured speaker, sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Boren has more than 25 years of professional experience in the environmental sustainability field, having served in numerous roles at the Smithsonian Institution and on Capitol Hill; in the green business consulting industry in California; as an executive director of two nonprofits; and in various positions with the USGBC Florida and the USGBC headquarters in Washington, D.C.
New College of Florida will also host Day 2 sessions on careers in environmental design and on its New College Challenge initiative, which will be launched later in the Fall. The Challenge will be a multi-year planning and community engagement initiative that promotes sustainability across a variety of community and campus life dimensions.
“Green Building, Healthy Lives! promises to be the most significant consumer-facing environmental gathering of 2022,” said Jesse White, the conference organizer, a New College alumnus and the owner/founder of Sarasota Architectural Salvage. “This conference will inspire participants to build better structures, empower attendees to implement change, and give influencers tools to help their customers achieve healthier and more sustainable lifestyles.”
“We are proud to join New College Florida and the Interior Design Society Sarasota Chapter as an Environmental Champion sponsor of the 2022 Environmental Design Conference,” said Jon Thaxton
Senior Vice President for Community Investment, Gulf Coast Community Foundation. “Our choices for our built environment, such as Green Buildings, can lead to healthier lives, and improve our quality of life, and protect our valuable natural resources.”
Tickets are available now at greenbuildconference.com (the fee includes breakfast, coffee, lunch and an evening vendor/trade show reception).
Key conference sponsors include the Gulf Coast Community Foundation, Florida Design Works and Sarasota Architectural Salvage. Community sponsors include the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, the Sarasota County Green Business Partnership, the American Society of Interior Designers, the Interior Design Society Sarasota Chapter and New College of Florida.
Gulf Coast Community Foundation: gulfcoastcf.org
Florida Design Works: floridadesignworks.com
Sarasota Architectural Salvage: sarasotasalvage.com
Sarasota Chamber of Commerce: sarasotachamber.com
Interior Design Society Sarasota Chapter: idssarasota.com
American Society of Interior Designers: asid.org
New College of Florida: ncf.edu
Sarasota County Green Business Partnership: scgov.net/government/sustainability/green-business-partnership
Eco-$mart, Inc.: ecosmartinc.com
For more information, visit greenbuildconference.com or contact Jesse White, president of the Interior Design Society Sarasota Chapter and owner/founder of Sarasota Architectural Salvage, at 941-358-7730.
About New College of Florida
Founded in Sarasota in 1960, New College of Florida is a top-ranked public liberal arts college and the Honors College of Florida. New College prepares intellectually curious students for lives of great achievement by providing a highly individualized education that integrates academic rigor with career-building experiences. New College offers 45 undergraduate majors in arts, humanities and sciences, a master’s degree program in data science, and certificates in technology, finance, and business skills. ncf.edu