CPA: How Communities Can Plan for Sustainability, June 6

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The 2018 Citizens Planning Academy (CPA) continues with its second session June 6. Visiting from Ketchum, Sharon Patterson Grant will present on “Turning Green: How Communities Can Plan for Sustainability.”

Sharon Patterson Grant, LEED AP BD+C and Homes, has been providing green building consulting and education since 2006. As a Certified Sustainable Building Advisor, she has worked with some of the largest property management firms in Idaho to conserve energy and was a coach for the Boise Kilowatt Crackdown competition that involved 47 buildings.  She has consulted on over 95 LEED projects.  Sharon worked with Boise to develop an energy reduction plan and has now worked with five additional cities.  For the past decade, she has worked on advancing energy codes in the region, including being the exclusive contractor for NEEA’s Commercial Code Enhancement initiative.  As a published author, Sharon has taught at BSU, presented at conferences across the nation and is a Provider with the Idaho Real Estate Commission.  She chaired the USGBC Idaho and is a board member of Northwest Integrity Housing Co. and Idaho Smart Growth.  Sharon has degrees in ecological design and business.

The CPA is a collaborative project of Idaho Smart Growth and the University of Idaho College of Law and Bioregional Planning Program. The monthly series is designed to help citizens become effective advocates on a wide range of planning topics. All sessions are free and open to everyone.

RSVPs are requested: office@idahosmartgrowth.org. Learn more about the series and see past and upcoming session titles here.

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