DOE Webinar November 23—Greensburg: America's Model Green Community in Their Own Words

November 12, 2009

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Building Technologies Program is offering a webinar on Monday, November 23, 2009, from 1:00-2:30 p.m. EST titled "Greensburg: America's Model Green Community in Their Own Words."

This webinar will provide an overview of how Greensburg, Kansas, a town that was nearly destroyed by the largest tornado on record, found new life and purpose rebuilding as "America's model green community." Hear from city and government leaders how decisions were made to rebuild with the largest concentration of LEED® certified buildings in the world, and where the town is headed today.

This webinar is geared toward federal agencies, state energy offices, renewable energy and energy efficiency associations, architects, residential and commercial builders, planning firms, and homeowners. The presenters will include:

  • Bob Dixson, Mayor, City of Greensburg
  • Kelly Estes, President, BTI-Greensburg John Deere Dealership
  • Darin Headrick, Superintendant, Greensburg Schools District USD 422
  • Daniel Wallach, Executive Director, Greensburg GreenTown

This webinar is free of charge, but you must register in advance to obtain a URL for the presentation and call-in phone number. Learn more about the webinar.

Visit the Building Technologies Program Web site for information about research and development of technologies and practices to achieve the goal of marketable net-zero energy commercial and residential buildings.