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Green Built Guide | July 2019

Regenerative Design Workshop Series Launching Next Month

In connection with this year's update process to incorporate regenerative design principles into our statewide Green Built Homes certification program, our nonprofit is also launching a new monthly series of in-depth, inspirational workshops through the fall and winter of 2019, which are aimed at educating and engaging the community in regenerative design.

An overview of topics and presenters are below.

  • Wednesday, Aug. 21Achieving Net-Zero Energy with Amy Musser & Emily Boyd
  • Friday, Sept. 6 to Sunday, Sept. 8
    *Buildings as Carbon Capture & Storage Devices
    *Design Your Own Sustainable Home
    *Essential Hempcrete Building (two day)
    Three days of workshops with Chris Magwood
  • Wednesday, Oct. 16Exploring Indoor Air Quality with Sean & Laura Sullivan
  • Wednesday, Nov. 20Designing with Biophilia with Liz Calabrese
  • Wednesday, Dec. 4Energy Efficiency for Everyone with Sam Ruark-Eastes
  • Wednesday, Dec. 11Ecological Site Preparation with Brandon Greenstein
Visit our website for details and links to reserve tickets for each event. We hope you will join us!

Click to Learn More and Sign Up Now

Join Us at Our Summer Happy Hour Member Meetup This Thursday

5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 18

Ginger's Revenge, 829 Riverside Drive, Asheville
Reconnect with members of Green Built Alliance for the summer edition of our quarterly happy-hour meetup featuring good drinks and great company at Ginger's Revenge Craft Brewery & Tasting Room in Asheville.

This event is open to all, and the brewery is generously donating $1 of each full pour sold that night to benefit our nonprofit. Thanks to Ginger's Revenge for their support!


Mark Your Calendar and Register Now for Free Display Space at Our Annual Party

5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5

Highland Brewing, 12 Old Charlotte, Asheville

Mingle with other green-building and sustainability-focused professionals and learn what Green Built Alliance is up to with friends over free food from The Wood Fired Oven, live music from Julia Sanders and the Stinging Nettles, and a cash bar with $1 of every beer Highland sells being donated to our nonprofit.

Free and open to the public, this event will celebrate the unveiling of the 2019 edition of our annual Green Building Directory, as well as provide an update on the latest news from our nonprofit and its programs.

MEMBERS: Please remember to sign up in advance for your free table space to display at this event by emailing

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Upcoming Events

View Our Full Calendar

Thursday, July 18
5 to 7 p.m.

Green Built Alliance Summer Member Meetup
Location: Ginger's Revenge,
829 Riverside Drive Suite 100, Asheville, NC 28801
Cost: Free
Learn More & RSVP

Wednesday, Aug. 7
5 to 8 p.m.

Solar for Businesses and Nonprofits with SolFarm
and Blue Horizons Project

Location: Antidote,
151 Coxe Ave. Suite 20, Asheville, NC 28801
Cost: Free
Learn More & RSVP

Wednesday, Aug. 21
1 to 4 p.m.

Achieving Net-Zero Energy: GBA Regenerative Design Workshop Series
Location: Lenoir-Rhyne,
36 Monford Ave. Room 314,
Asheville, NC 28801
Cost: $40 for members, $50 for nonmembers, $25 students
Learn More & RSVP

Thursday, Sept. 5
5:30 to 8 p.m.

Annual Networking and Member Appreciation Party
Location: Highland Brewing,
12 Old Charlotte Highway,
Asheville, NC 28803
Cost: Free food and cash bar
Learn More & RSVP
Member Spotlight:
HomeSource Design Center

Big gratitude goes to our platinum members at HomeSource Design Center in Asheville!

Their one convenient location provides home improvement, new construction and remodeling products; kitchen and bath design; and all your construction needs.

Click here to connect.
Job Opportunity:
A-B Tech Seeking Renewable Energy Adjunct Instructor

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College is seeking a part-time instructor to teach classes on renewable energy technologies. Classes include Photovoltaics Technology and Modeling Renewable Energy Technologies starting this fall. Applicants should be experienced in renewable energy installation and related safety measures. Field experience and an associate's degree in sustainability (or related area of study) are the minimum requirements. 
Qualified candidates can email Chair Heath Moody at
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