The Future of LEED & the Local Perspective

Panelists: Lana Crouse - Regional Director, U.S. Market Transformation & Development, U.S. Green Building Council Matthew Hollander - President, Hollander Development  Description: For almost 15 years, LEED has been a pillar of the green building movement. The rating system has evolved over the years to “meet the needs of an incredibly wide and diverse audience,…

2023 Michigan Energy Summit

JW Marriott 235 Louis St NW, Grand Rapids, MI, United States

                When: April 18, 2023 / 8:30AM – 5:00PM Where: JW Marriott, Grand Rapids, Michigan The Michigan Energy Summit is the premier energy conference of the year. With industry experts discussing the future of clean energy in Michigan, you will hear about the latest technologies, innovations, financing, and…

Detroit Energy Challenge Awards Breakfast

Zero Net Energy Center 1358 Abbott Street, Detroit, Michigan, United States

Join us for the second annual Detroit Energy Challenge Awards Breakfast while we honor Detroit building owners and managers for reducing energy consumption in their building(s). Come enjoy a hot breakfast and network with our competitors, business, and industry professionals. Enjoy visiting the trade show tables and listening to our special guest speakers - to…

Grand Rapids 2030 District’s Grand River Cleanup Team

Join the Grand Rapids 2030 District's team as we clean up Plaster Creek near Brookside Elementary on Madison and Alger as a part of the Mayor's Grand River Cleanup! When: Thursday, September 14, 2023 Where: Meet at KROC Center Campus Grand Rapids, 2500 S. Division Ave., Grand Rapids, MI 49507 Time: 9:30am - 11:30pm We…

WEBINAR – Electrical Vehicle 101: All the Basic EV and Charging Info You Need to Know

DESCRIPTION Join the Michigan 2030 Districts for a webinar covering the latest industry news on EVs and EV charging stations for the workplace and commercial buildings. We will hear from guest speakers with SEEL, Michigan Clean Cities, and Empower Workplace Charging. TAKEAWAYS How to enable a more equitable transition for workplace EV charging stations Overview…

2023 Annual Party & Leadership Awards Ceremony

The Ballroom at CityFlatsHotel 83 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, MI, United States

The U.S. Green Building Council of West Michigan invites our friends, members, and stakeholders to revel in all that was accomplished in 2023 at the Annual Party & Leadership Awards on December 5, 2023. This celebratory event will be held at the LEED-certified CityFlatsHotel in the Ballroom. The night will feature dinner, a keynote address,…

LeadersConnect Presents Leadership in the Environmental Sector

Location: 2501 Jackson Avenue Ann Arbor, MI 48103 LeadersConnect is hosting an event focused on Leadership in the Environmental Sector, featuring Phil Roos, Dunrie Greiling and Tim Dekker. Phil Roos is the head of a dedicated team within the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, Phil brings a wealth of knowledge and experience…

Midwest Energy Solutions Conference – Presented by the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Once a year, MEEA invites all energy stakeholders to gather at our annual Midwest Energy Solutions Conference to raise awareness and reinforce the importance of energy efficiency in the Midwest. MES is about celebrating accomplishments in energy efficiency, as well as laying out the efficiency program and policy landscape for the coming year. Learn more…

Bipartisan Sustainable Democracy

263 College Avenue, Holland, MI 49423-3646

Hope Advocates for Sustainability has invited local representatives from the Citizens Climate Lobby to campus to talk about the importance of bipartisan cooperation around carbon pollution legislation. Presenters will be: Dr. Aaron Frazen, from Hope College's Department of Sociology and Social Work and Dr. Roger Nemeth, CCL and Professor Emeritus from Hope College's Department of…

WMEAC Environmental Book Club

The WMEAC Book Club meets the first Wednesday of each month from 6:30-7:30pm. We will continue to meet virtually over Zoom, and the link is sent out before the meeting and not posted publicly. The book club sponspered by Books & Mortar independent bookstore, which offers 10% discount on book club titles when you purchase…

Mill Race Park Invasive Species Project

Volunteers will work with the Grandville Environmental Sustainability Committee and the expert staff of the Kent Conservation District to address several non-native invasive plant species that are degrading the natural areas of Mill Race Park. The project is outdoors, and please dress for the weather. Some areas will likely be muddy, and we strongly encourage…

Eco-Stewardship Invasive Learning Day @ Canonsburg SGA

3970 Dursum Avenue Northeast, Ada, MI, 49301

Friends of Cannonsburg State Game Area are partnering with Kent Conservation District to control several aggressive non-native invasive species including bittersweet vine and autumn olive at Cannonsburg State Game Area. Learn how to properly identify and treat invasive species, winter is one of the best times of the year for woody invasive control. Treatment will…