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Monday, October 19, 2009

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 StartTopicPresenter
10:00Florida’s Future; Climate Change and Coastal CommunitiesMary Campbell UF/IFAS Pinellas County Extension
10:30Home Energy Savings and Financial IncentivesJames Stevenson UF/IFAS Pinellas County Extension
11:00It’s Not Just About the EnvironmentVestina F. Crayton UF/IFAS Pinellas County Extension
11:00 Energy EfficiencySteve Masi Progress Energy
11:30Greening your home’s interior Darren Brinkly Real Building
11:30Rain HarvestingWilma Holley
UF/IFAS Pinellas County Extension
12:30Wading through the Mire(Tax credits and IncentivesDeborah Cerminaro Eldridge, Esq.
St. Petersburg College
1:00 Rainwater HarvestingBrian Gregson Rainwater Services
1:00Cleaning Your Way to a Greener LifeSarahpage
Bauguss Babygirl Products
1:30Micro-Irrigation & Greening your home’s exteriorJo Reese Mister Landscaper
2:00Saving 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:


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