February Dinner Meeting - Sustainable Water Systems for Resilient Development

When:  Feb 7, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PT)
Associated with  Redwood Empire
Join us at our February Dinner Meeting

Sustainable Water Systems for Resilient Development
This presentation will be an overview of how the use of non-potable water resources can be a means of developing more sustainable and resilient development projects. With a special focus on rainwater harvesting, the presentation will discuss the design and implementation of both passive and active systems. A number of regional case studies will be reviewed from residential, commercial to school projects. 
Time:        5:30-6:30pm Networking

                 6:30pm Announcements/Introductions
                 6:45pm Dinner Service
                 7:00-7:15pm Tech Talk 
                 7:15-8:30 Program and Q&A

Cost:         $35.00 (after 12pm on 2/5/19: $40)

Register online

If paying via cash or check at the door, please contact
Melissa Hatcher admin@recsi.org to reserve your seat.

Speaker:
Kevin Falkerson Kevin_Photo.jpg
Founder and Principal of SYMBIOS ecotecture
Kevin holds B.S. degrees in Environmental Science and Ecology, a Master’s degree of Architecture, and is a certified Green Roof Professional (GRP) and licensed General Contractor.

In 1985, he founded Nu-Shelter Construction specializing in developing energy efficient solar homes in Massachusetts. In 1991 to founded a design-build company, SYMBIOS, in California that’s an ecological-based, design-build company with an integrated approach modeled on natural systems, green construction principles and sustainable technologies. In 2004 SYMBIOS launched its Living Building Systems division which designs and installs vegetative building systems for roofs, walls, and on-site water re-use systems. In 2013, two living roof projects earned national recognition for Green Roofs for Health Cities Awards of Excellence and the GreenBuilder 2013 Green Home of the Year Award. In 2016, SYMBIOS earned international recognition with a Global Environment Award from the World Green Infrastructure Network for the AMY’S Drive-Thru project in Rohnert Park, California.
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Contact

Melissa Hatcher

admin@recsi.org