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  Green Building Challenge Newsletter | Mar 8, 2016

Over 70% of Challenge participants have earned points, with the following companies leading the way: Raytheon, Shade HotelCustom Video ProductionsWatson Land, Butler, Inc, and Beach Cities Health District

There is still plenty of time to climb the leaderboard, and participants who complete any of  the employee outreach activities between now and the end of April will earn double points! View a list of eligible activities and a sample outreach flyer that can be used to let employees know how to get involved. Questions? Contact us at

Be sure to mark your calendar for the Green Building Challenge Awards Breakfast, which will take place on September 28th, 2016! 
How Will Technology Transform our Region?
At the SBCCOG's 17th Annual General Assembly, local, state, and business leaders discussed how we can prepare for a future of rapidly advancing technology. The advent of the "sharing economy" has ushered in a new approach to commerce, with innovative new models that impact our local economy and lifestyle. Check out presentations from the event and media coverage in the Daily Breeze.

Tell us how your company is using technology to operate more efficiently and earn points for Tenant E&0-011 (up to 250 points) or Prop E&O-003 (500 points), by sending your story to
Upcoming Events
Making Your Home Healthier and More Energy Efficient - 3/31/2016

Complement your sustainability efforts at the office by going green at home too! Attend this free community workshop to learn
about home energy upgrades, the statewide Energy Upgrade
California program, and rebates. Information on ways to finance
energy and water efficiency projects will be available. There will be an
opportunity drawing for energy saving devices. Earn points for Tenant ENR-012. Read More
Municipal Green Building Conference - 4/21/2016 

The Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo returns in its 15th year to offer knowledge, resources, recognition, and networking opportunities.  Join thought-leaders from local government, policy makers, policy implementers, leading architects, and building industry professionals to learn how we can develop a more sustainable future for our region
Earn points for Tenant E&O-006 and Prop E&O-001. Read More

Easy ways to earn points and climb the leaderboard!
  • Conduct a Solid Waste Audit-300 points (Prop M&W-003)
  • Participate in a Composting Program - 100 points (Prop M&W-008)
  • Get Peers to Participate in the Challenge - up to 300 points (Tenant E&O-008 & Prop  E&O-004)
  • Create and Implement a Green Purchasing Policy - up to 300 points (Tenant IEP-001 and Prop IEP-002 M&W-005)  
Questions? Contact us at 
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