The WNY Sustainable Energy Association’s 2014 Solar Tour of Homes and Green Buildings
Saturday, October 4th from 10 am -4 pm
Free, Self-guided and Open to the Public!
Solar Tour Kick Off Press Event will be held the same day at the:
640 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
10 am to 11am
Join us at the Innovation Center for a tour of the fantastic Leed Certified Research and Development site!! Green Raffles and Giveaways, Sign the Kids up for Junior Solar Sprint! Free and Open to the Public!
Keep checking in at wnysea.com for our list of tour sites!
The WNYSEA 2014 Solar Tour of Homes and Green Buildings is a few weeks away. Don’t miss this free, self-guided tour that includes local homes and businesses that have implemented energy efficient measures and clean renewable energy technology such as Solar, Wind, and Geothermal systems. Our tour list is being finalized and part of the WNYSEA organizing team is out in California checking in on best practices to enhance our local Solar Tour! Please attend the Solar Tour Kick Off Launch Event on Satuday, October 4th at 10am at the Innovation Center at 640 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY, 14203. The Solar Tour list of participating companies and organizations includes Montante Solar, Solar Liberty, Buffalo Geothermal Heating,the UB Solar Decathlon Team, Natale Builders, Tapestry Charter School, Junior Solar Sprint, Blue Sky Design Supply, and Buffalo CarShare!
Please don’t miss this event, the WNYSEA Solar Tour is the largest in New York State! More information to follow very soon!
WNYSEA Hosts UB Solar Decathlon Presentation
Monday, April 7th at 7pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center
341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
Free and Open to the Public!
Please save the date and attend the WNY Sustainable Energy Association’s Reitan Speaker Series at Hallwalls for a night of innovation and Green Building design. UB Professor of Architecture Martha Bohm, UB Clinical Assistant Professor of Architecture Brad Wales, along with their graduate students will unveil the renderings of GRoW House. This is a first time entry for the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning in the US Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon bi-annual competition that will be held in Irvine, California in 2015. The UB Solar Decathlon design entry incorporates the latest green design technology and renewable energy implementation that will enable the inhabitants to Grow, Relax and Work; GRow House! Join the WNY Sustainable Energy Association for this informative and exciting presentation at Hallwalls!
Photos Courtesy of University at Buffalo Brad Wales
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