US Green Building Council

  Wednesday on “First Coast Connect” we met members of the Interfaith Coalition for Action, Reconciliation and Empowerment; Pastor James Wiggins from St. Paul Lutheran Church, Nancy Ricker from Arlington Congregational Church and Pastor Phillip Baber from Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville talked about Monday’s annual Nehemiah Assembly. We also heard from Mary Ann Myler, U.S. Green Building Council Florida coordinator and Downtown Vision CEO Jake Gordon about the upcoming Green Lion Festival. We were told about the upcoming “You Don’t Know Me” reading to fight sexual abuse with writer Diana Herman, Program Director Robin Graber and Nassau County Advocate of the Women’s Center of Jacksonville Lori Armstrong. University of Florida’s Nola Miyasaki told us about Thursday’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium.      

Courtesy of Jennifer Grissom

The University of North Florida’s new student recreation center, Field House, is being recognized for its environmentally sustainable construction.

Jacksonville Plays Host To Sustainability Conference

Jun 21, 2016
USGBC

The annual U.S. Green Building Council conference, called Convergence, is in Jacksonville this week at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront.