Topic: Green Building / Renovation
The North Texas Renewable Energy Group hosts Bill Neukrantz, EE, MBA, who will speak on "Cutting Your Energy Costs in Half - Top 10 Steps." He'll cover lighting, monitoring solutions, building envelope improvement, heating and cooling systems and renewable energy implementation. Free and open to the public.
Gecko Hardware, an eco-friendly True Value store, is hosting its grand opening with demonstrations and workshops, including an appearance by organic gardening guru Howard Garrett. See Green Source DFW story.
Network and learn about green living and green businesses in DFW with environmentally conscious folk. $1.
Annual festival dating back to the 1930s, featuring local vendors selling trees and plants, gardening products, landscaping and home improvement items. In addition, there will be workshops, children's environmental activities, a recycled fashion show and festival foods. Free.
Plastics entrepreneur Jeff Drummond will share about his project, which is making use of existing plastics to create 100 percent recycled and biodegradable products.
The Dallas Architecture Forum presents William Pedersen, Founding Design Partner of Kohn Pederson Fox, who designed the Federal Reserve Bank in Dallas. $20/general admission, $5/students (with ID).
Learn how to conserve water and protect the environment. Tour Upper Trinity’s Water-Wise Demonstration Garden, visit educational booths and get to know your sprinkler system. The garden and booths will be open 9 a.m. to noon. A “Get to Know Your Sprinkler System” class will be offered 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Registration for the class is required. Contact: Erin Blackman, ...
This happy hour will be our second meetup of the year. Your first round of drinks is on Green Source DFW and there'll also be appetizers and other light snacks. See link to RSVP.