Come Join the WNY Sustainable Energy Association’s Reitan Sustainability Speaker Series for an informative evening of Green Design that includes a review of Architect, & Engineer Kevin Connors -Principal of Eco-Logic Studios and David Lanfear, Owner of Bale on Bale Construction and Greentop latest projects. This talk will take place on Tuesday December 3rd at Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center at 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY. The presentation is FREE and open to the public! See you there!
“Fifty Shades of Green:Green Roofs, Walls and Homes”
Kevin Connors, Principal of
architecture & engineering, PLLC
David Lanfear, Owner of
Bale on Bale Construction & Greentop
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 7:00 p.m.
341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY
Kevin Connors is an architect and engineer with 34 years of professional experience, and former Clinical Assistant Professor of Architecture at SUNY Buffalo. eco_logic STUDIO specializes in Green Building and Neighborhood Revitalization. They have designed numerous solar electric systems, green infrastructure projects, and high performance buildings.
David Lanfear designs green roofs and builds strawbale buildings in Western New York, the Northeastern US and midwest. He has been involved in dozens of projects in the Buffalo, NY area. His company, Green Top, has a goal of installing so many green roofs that whole neighborhoods disappear from the view of Google Earth. He recently began teaching Green Building at Erie County Community College (ECC).
Save the date for the WNY Sustainable Energy Association’s Reitan Sustainability Speaker Series!
“50 Shades of Green: Green Roofs, Walls and Homes”
Tuesday December 3rd at 7pm-
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
341 Delaware Avenue
Free and Open to the Public!
Kevin Connors, Principal of eco-logic Studio, Architecture & Engineering PLLC and David Lanfear owner of Bale on Bale Construction and Green Top will present their latest green design projects that include implementation of renewables and green roofs and walls! Don’t miss this amazing night of sustainable design projects!
The WNY Sustainable Energy Association on
Monday, April 22nd 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at
the UB Solar Strand
WNYSEA will award the University at Buffalo for their excellence in leadership for the implementation of clean and renewable solar energy. The UB Solar Strand is a large scale solar demonstration project that is responsible for generating power to over 750 college residences on the UB North Campus. Please don’t miss this important event on Earth Day 2013!
Please register for this event in the link below!
We look forward to seeing you there!
The WNY Sustainable Energy Association
Monday, April 22nd, 2013
UB Solar Strand, Flint Road, across from the Center for Tomorrow
Experience the country’s most accessible solar park for yourself!
Meet Buffalo Niagara’s “Sustainability Igniters”–our local leaders and innovators in environmental sustainability. Interactive texting and technology from GROW 716 will be part of the celebration. In addition, there will be exhibits from local sustainability organizations, local food, music, prize giveaways, and much more!
Preferred bike parking is available at the Solar Strand, automobile parking is available in the Center for Tomorrow lot directly across from the Solar Strand.
And don’t forget Green Drinks immediately following the solar strand at the UB Center for the Arts black box theater. E and E is buying a drink for the first 100 to register! You can Register for our Earth Day Happy Hour here: https://www.ubevents.org/event/inspireafter
A panel discussion entitled “Clean Natural Gas? Exploring the Challenge of Hydrofracking” will be held at 7:30 p.m., Monday, October 29, in room 336 Duns Scotus Hall at Daemen College, 4380 Main Street, Amherst. The event is free and open to the Public.
The discussion will be preceded by the film, “The Sky is Pink,” produced by Josh Fox and the Gasland Team. Panelists are David Kowalski, Professor Emeritus; UB CLEAR; Blogs: j.mp/ReEnergizeBuffalo & j.mp/CleanEnergyNow; Scott Sackett, President, Skipping Stone Pictures; Joseph Currier, Mathematics Major, Daemen College; Lynda Schneekloth, Chairperson, Sierra Club Niagara Group (niagarasierraclub.wordpress.com/). The event will be moderated by Walter Simpson (www.energyreallymatters.com).
Today is the day!!!
See you at our kickoff awards ceremony at 9:30 – Hispanics United of Buffalo, 254 Virginia St. in Buffalo, NY.
Here is the list! Download it, print it and go. FINAL Solar & Green Building Tour List – Friday, October 12.
One correction – If you are interested in seeing the Solar Tech Park in Tonawanda, here is the address.
Join Us at the Solar Tour Kick Off Press Event at Hispanics United of Buffalo – 254 Virginia Street, Buffalo, N.Y. 14201 at 9:30 am!
Don’t Miss the Chance to Win Green Door Prizes!
Memberships to Buffalo First, Buffalo CarShare & Go Bike Buffalo!
Green Transportation! NFTA Day Passes to Get Around on the Solar Tour! While Supplies Last!
Solar & Green Buildings Tour will include:
SOLAR|GEOTHERMAL|NETZERO|ADAPTIVE REUSE|LEED|ENERGY EFFICIENCY|BALE ON BALE & MORE
WNYSEA will be holding the kickoff awards celebration for the annual Solar & Green Building Tour at 9:30am on October 13th at Hispanics United of Buffalo. The address is 254 Virginia St on Buffalo’s West Side.
Hispanics United of Buffalo continues to pour information, outreach, care and love into their community through a variety of initiatives. WNYSEA is proud of Hispanics United of Buffalo for their support and dedication towards energy efficiency and renewable technology. Currently there is a large solar array on the top of their headquarters, you can see if you cross the street. It always bring a smile to our faces to see the excitement from people walking by who notice the array.
Come to the kickoff and check out this community asset. Refreshments, awards and prizes will be given. If you are interested in attending the Solar & Green Building Tour, you can get the entire list of sites here: http://www.energysage.com. Go to “green building open house” and search the sites by zipcode. You will see over 25 sites across the region that show off solar, geothermal, energy efficiency, historic building reuse and more. The event is one day only on October 13th, 2012 and it is free and open to the public. No registration is required! For the official press release click here: 2012 Tour Official Press Release.
On Saturday, October 13, 2012, over 1500 people from across WNY will experience the Solar & Green Building Tour, an annual event held by the Western New York Sustainable Energy Association (WNYSEA). With over 25 sites open across the region, for one day only, attendees will have an opportunity to learn about solar, geothermal, energy efficiency, net zero, green roofs, LEED buildings and reuse of historic structures. This event is not a traditional tour, it is an open house. All sites are open on October 13, 2012 from 10am – 4pm, unless noted otherwise. The event is free, open to the public and no registration is required. A full list of sites is available at www.wnysea.com.
See you on October 13th!