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    • Wednesday, June 26, 2024
    • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    • Houston Zoo, 1513 Cambridge St., Houston
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    LEED Plaque Presentation &
    Tour at Houston Zoo


    Wednesday, June 26, 2024
    4:00-5:30 PM

    Houston Zoo
    1513 Cambridge St.
    Houston, Tx 77030



    About This Event:

    Join the USGBC Texas Gulf Coast Region for a plaque presentation ceremony and tour of the Houston Zoo’s new LEED Gold Headquarters building.  HZHQ is the first LEED certified building on the Houston Zoo campus.  It includes staff offices, parking, support spaces, and amenities along with building features that reduce environmental impacts and protect wildlife. 

    Registration is limited, and light refreshments will be provided.

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    • Tuesday, July 09, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Austin Energy Headquarters, 4815 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX 78723
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    • Thursday, July 11, 2024
    • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Civil Pour, 8061 Walnut Hill, Dallas
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    GREEN COFFEE HOUR
    Thursday, July 11, 2024
    7:30 AM-9:00 AM

    Civil Pour 

    8061 Walnut Hill Ln #924
    Dallas, TX


    About the Event

    The North Region Council of USGBC-Texas hosts Green Coffee Hours, open to the public. This FREE event offers the opportunity to meet and network with people in green careers: architecture, engineering, sustainability, environmental governance professions, and more. For updates and additional information, please be sure to RSVP.



    • Thursday, July 11, 2024
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Meanwhile Brewery, 3901 Promontory Point Dr, Austin, Texas 78744
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    FAMILY FRIENDLY HAPPY HOUR EVENT


    Thursday, July 11th at 4:00-7:00 PM

    Meanwhile Brewery

    3901 Promontory Point Dr

    Austin, Texas 78744

    About the Event

    Central Texas, USGBC Texas will be hosting a family friendly Happy Hour, open to the public. This location was specifically chosen for its open space for kids to stretch their legs. This FREE event offers the opportunity to meet and network with people in green careers: architecture, engineering, sustainability, environmental governance professions, and more.

    For updates and additional information, please be sure to RSVP.

    Parking Instructions

    Free parking is available at Meanwhile Brewing. 

    • Friday, July 12, 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Zoom
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    Join the USGBC Texas Central Region Council during its Monthly Meetings. The meetings occur on the first Friday of the month at 10:00 AM CT via ZoomDuring these meetings, members will be encouraged to engage with the Regional Council and State leadership, learn about current and upcoming (local, state, and national) events, provide input, and ask questions. 

    For more information on the regional council go here. To view upcoming events go here, and to learn how to get involved go here.

    For any questions, email Central Region Chair Ashley Besic at abesic@buildingdecarb.org or Chapter Executive Director Jonathan Kraatz at jonathan@usgbctexas.org

    • Thursday, August 01, 2024
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Houston & San Antonio
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    Save the date for the statewide Women in Green (WIG) luncheon on Thursday, August 1, featuring Keynote Speaker Lucia Athens, author of The Sustainability Revolutionists.

    This year our Women in Green (WIG) event will be held simultaneously in all five USGBC Texas Regions, connected via webcast to create one big Texas event. In-person gatherings will be held in the following Regions (exact locations and registration details to be announced soon):

    • Central Region - Indeed Tower Conference Center
    • Gulf Coast Region - Gensler Houston
    • North Region - Beck Imaginarium
    • South Region - Lake|Flato Architects
    • West Region - Center for Civic Empowerment

    Any person who supports and promotes the leadership of women in the field of sustainability is welcome to attend the Women in Green luncheon.

    Keynote Speaker:

    Lucia Athens, a native Texan, helped to create Austin’s Green Building rating system, which laid the groundwork for the creation of LEED.® She continued her sustainability journey in Seattle, leading the first LEED-based sustainable building policy. As the first Director of Sustainability for the city of Austin, she continued to lead the green revolution, cutting carbon emissions (despite being one of the country’s fastest growing cities) and promoting sustainable development, including the construction of the LEED Platinum certified Austin Central Library. Lucia has been on the board of directors for USGBC, GBCI, and EcoDistricts.

    Event Sponsors:

    Sponsorships still available for each location!  Please let us know if you want to support this great event. Sponsorship Opportunities

    • Friday, August 02, 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Zoom
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    Join the USGBC Texas Central Region Council during its Monthly Meetings. The meetings occur on the first Friday of the month at 10:00 AM CT via ZoomDuring these meetings, members will be encouraged to engage with the Regional Council and State leadership, learn about current and upcoming (local, state, and national) events, provide input, and ask questions. 

    For more information on the regional council go here. To view upcoming events go here, and to learn how to get involved go here.

    For any questions, email Central Region Chair Ashley Besic at abesic@buildingdecarb.org or Chapter Executive Director Jonathan Kraatz at jonathan@usgbctexas.org

    • Thursday, August 08, 2024
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Pinthouse Brewing, 2201 E Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78741
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    FAMILY FRIENDLY HAPPY HOUR EVENT


    Thursday, August 8th at 4:00-7:00 PM

    Pinthouse Brewing

    2201 E Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78741

    Austin, Texas 78744

    About the Event