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  Green Building Challenge Newsletter | Apr 5, '16

 Welcome
There are currently 117 businesses participating in the Challenge, with our latest members including: Blue Basil, Carpets by Monte, PV Beach & Athletic Club,  PV Golf Club, and PV Tennis Club, Farmers Insurance, Tacos El Unico, and The Lawndale Laundromat.

We also welcome a new program sponsor, West Basin Municipal Water District. Join an upcoming West Basin event to learn more  about water in our region and earn points for Tenant E&O-006 and Prop E&O-001! 
Partner Spotlight: West Basin
 
West Basin Municipal Water District is a wholesale water agency that provides imported drinking water to nearly one million people in 17 cities and unincorporated areas in Los Angeles County.
Currently, West Basin is implementing a Water Reliability program to reduce the agency's dependence on imported water and develop drought-proof local water supplies. The program includes water recycling, water conservation, groundwater desalting and ocean water desalination. Sign up for a tour of the Edward C Little Water Recycling Facility here and earn points for Tenant E&O-006 and Prop E&O-001.

The Challenge is the News!
Check out the headline coverage of the Challenge the in the Daily Breeze, featuring examples of how participants are completing activities to improve their operational efficiency and reduce environmental impact.
Tell us what your company is doing to be an environmental leader and earn points for Tenant E&0-011 (up to 250 points) or Prop E&O-003 (500 points). Send your story to gbc@southbaycities.org.
Upcoming Events
Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo- 4/21/2016

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
Basics of LED Technology Workshop 4/7/2016 

This class will provide attendees with a basic understanding of light-emitting diode (LED) technology, with an emphasis on benefits and limitations for real world applications to inform energy saving decisions. 
Earn points for Tenant E&O-006 and Prop E&O-001. Read More
 Resources
Easy ways to earn points and climb the leaderboard!
 
  • Set Education and Outreach Goals for the Challenge - 50 points (Tenant & Prop E&O-000)
  • Learn about PACE Financing -300 points (Tenant ENR-013, Prop ENR-022)
  • Promote Recycling- up to 300 points (Tenant & Prop  M&W-002)
  • Conduct a Water Audit - (Tenant H2O-001 (250 points), Prop H20-001 (500 points)  
Questions? Contact us at gbc@southbaycities.org 
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
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