Hello green building stakeholders,
The City of San Jose invites you to participate in its Green Building
Educational Series, sponsored by the City of San Jose Green Building
Program. Our guest speaker to kick off the 2002 calendar will discuss
benefits of climate-friendly cement and how to incorporate this product
LEED projects. Please read on for more information...hope to see you
Darren C. Bouton
Green Building Coordinator
City of San Jose - Environmental Services Department
777 N. First Street, Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95112
"We shape our dwellings, and afterwards our dwellings shape our lives."
-- Winston Churchill
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The City of San José invites you to participate in
its Green Building Educational Series.
This series is sponsored by the City of San José.
Guest Speaker: Scot Horst, Horst, Inc.
Thursday, March 21, 2002
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Martin Luther King Library Building, McDaniel Community Room
180 W. San Carlos Street, San José, California
please arrive 15 minutes early to sign-in and grab a seat
Scot will discuss the advantages of cements blended using fly ash and
recycled material in place of virgin lime, and how to specify and use
materials. Cement is the "glue" in concrete, and is one of the most
energy-intensive materials used in the construction industry.
specifications, improved education, and small changes in your practice
ease obstacles to use of blended cement in order to encourage the use of
environmentally preferable products. Other topics to be covered include
current state of the cement market, the environmental benefits of
cements, and how to overcome the obstacles that will occur when
and using blended cements. Scot will discuss LEED credits relating to
Scot Horst is an expert in issues relating to new cement and other green
building technologies and specializes in the development of innovative
programs that promote the use of environmental technologies. Projects
include materials specification and recommendations for a wide variety
high performance construction and building projects, such as U.S. Green
Building Council LEED projects. Scot conducts seminars and workshops
nationwide for architects and organizations on the complex issues of
materials, corporate marketing claims, and how they relate to the
This lecture series is free of charge
but we require you to RSVP in order to ensure adequate space for lecture
Please RSVP at your earliest convenience (but no later than March 18)
Include name, company, position, phone, email, and fax to:
Darren Bouton - <mailto:darren.bouton@...
or (408) 277-4670