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Sustainable Historic Preservation Workshop & Historic Preservation Awards

  • Date: 05/16/2019 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM  
  • Location: Reno Southern Pacific Railroad Depot
    135 East Commercial Row

Successful Approaches to Driving Deep Energy Savings and Getting to Net Zero Energy with Historic and Existing Buildings

Over the past 20 years, sustainable preservation has gone from a controversial concept to a mainstream approach to making historic buildings exemplars of sustainability and adaptive reuse. Numerous projects have demonstrated how to integrate sustainable technologies and strategies, while maintaining sensitivity or even restoring the original sustainable features of historic buildings. This workshop will explore examples of successful sustainable preservation projects and provide a practical step-by-step process to planning and executing sustainable preservation projects that reduce impacts on the environment and provide a new life for some of the best and most important buildings in our community.

This workshop is followed by Annual Historic Preservation Awards & Reception 5:00 – 6:30 PM. Registration for the awards reception will follow.

PLEASE RSVP for the awards reception here:

This event is co-hosted by the City of Reno and Historic Resources Commission and generously supported by our sponsors:

  • City of Reno
  • Councilmember Naomi Duerr
  • Whitney Peak Hotel
  • Renown Environmental Action Change Team (REACT) – A Renown Health Employee Committee

KEYNOTE: Carl Elefante, FAIA, FAPT, LEED AP, 2018 AIA President

Please see the event page, at the link above, for additional important details.

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