USGBC Florida Gulfcoast Chapter Green Living Expo

Join us on October 24th for the US Green Building Coalition’s Green Living Expo.
Presented by the USGBC, St. Petersburg College, Progress Energy and the Science Center of Pinellas, this Expo will feature speakers on topics related to living green.
This event will be held at the Science Center of Pinellas, located at 7701 22nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg , FL 33710 Phone: (727) 384-0027 (click here for map) from 10:00 – 3:00
Throughout the day, various educational sessions will be held. These 30-minute mini-classes will provide information from local experts on a variety of topics. Here is the program:

Session Start Topic Presenter
10:00 Florida’s Future; Climate Change and Coastal Communities Mary Campbell UF/IFAS Pinellas County Extension
10:30 Home Energy Savings and Financial Incentives James Stevenson UF/IFAS Pinellas County Extension
11:00 It’s Not Just About the Environment Vestina F. Crayton UF/IFAS Pinellas County Extension
11:00 Energy Efficiency Steve Masi Progress Energy
11:30 Greening your home’s interior Darren Brinkly Real Building
11:30 Rain Harvesting Wilma Holley
UF/IFAS Pinellas County Extension
12:30 Wading through the Mire(Tax credits and Incentives Deborah Cerminaro Eldridge, Esq.
St. Petersburg College
1:00 Rainwater Harvesting Brian Gregson Rainwater Services
1:00 Cleaning Your Way to a Greener Life Sarahpage
Bauguss Babygirl Products
1:30 Micro-Irrigation & Greening your home’s exterior Jo Reese Mister Landscaper
2:00 Saving Your Health and Your Planet With Your Purchases. Mary Ann Bowie, FAICP Eco Trans Alliance

In addition to the educational sessions, local middle-school students will be displaying Sustainability Projects on: Personal Carbon Footprint Reduction, Carbon Sequestration, Water Conservation, Composting and Energy Conservation.

For more information, contact Deborah Eldridge (727) 341-3092 email:


Posted: October 19, 2009

Category: Work & Life

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