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Archive for September, 2013

“I’m excited about what it will mean for downtown Boise to have a continuous, protected bicycle corridor from the river to downtown and from Warm Springs, all the way west of downtown. It will fundamentally change your biking experience and your biking population.” – Jeff Speck.

Jeff was back in town to present the findings of his walkability report for Boise, a follow up to his visit from earlier this summer. Tune in today for a special hour long conversation on his recommendations.

Recommendations for a More Walkable Boise on Building A Greener Idaho.

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Join us for today’s noon conversation with Joshua MacTaggart AIA, an architect with Boise-based CSHQA. Host Charlie Woodruff will cover Josh’s involvement in designing sustainable architecture at CSHQA, including his involvement with the recently opened Whole Foods project. Charlie and Josh will discuss the design features of Whole Foods, its Green Globes certification and the mission of CSHQA to do design that speaks to sustainability.

Conversation Between Charlie and Josh

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Buildings comprise a significant amount of total energy use in our communities and schools are some of the largest buildings in our communities. USGBC Idaho and Wells Fargo have teamed up to plant the seed of green building and sustainable design in the minds of school kids across the state through their Green Schools Challenge.

Join us at noon today for a conversation with Jen Ellis, chair of USGBC Idaho’s Green Schools Committee, as well as Wells Fargo Community Affairs Officer Molly Lenty and Communications Representative Julie Fogerson. We’ll be discussing how Wells Fargo and USGBC Idaho cooperate on the Green Schools Challenge and learn about what’s in store for this year’s program.

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Wells Fargo and USGBC Green Schools Challenge by Buildgreenidaho on Mixcloud

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