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We appreciate your business and value our relationship. Here are some updates on what’s been happening at SIG and in the green building industry lately.
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As of September 2014, Sustainable Investment Group, LLC (SIG) is pleased to now be recognized as a LEED® Proven Provider™ for the EBO+M rating system family by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
5 Atlanta SIG Team Members (shown l-r) Ashish Bagle, Kathy Grawe, Collin Shepard, Lyndsay Webb and Jeff Stewart built tables for SIG’s Q3 Philanthropy Event.

Tables Built by SIG!

SIG & The Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta

Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) volunteered at the Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta this past Friday, September 26th. The day began with introductions to some of the volunteers and coordinators at the non-profit, an enthusiastic hello from the workshop dog “Kramer,” and a tour around the facility. It was clear from the beginning that the employees were eager to get to work, building tables for victims of domestic abuse, AIDS patients, and people transitioning out of homelessness.
 
The team managed to construct and paint 4 tables in roughly 3 hours; quite an accomplishment! The volunteers found this experience to be extremely rewarding, as they felt an immediate sense of gratification as the raw materials quickly developed into pieces of furniture. SIG likes to volunteer every quarter in local communities around Atlanta with great organizations such as the Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta.

To see more photos of this interesting event, please visit SIG’s facebook page, here.

LEED In-Person Training Classes

October - December 2014




BOMA Georgia
LEED AP O+M
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 
For more info: (404) 475-9980
www.bomageorgia.org

AGC of Georgia
LEED AP BD+C
Thursday, November 13, 2014 
For more info: (678) 298-4100
www.agcga.org

AGC of Georgia
LEED GA Class
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 
For more info: (678) 298-4100
www.agcga.org

LEED Online Training Classesʉ۬
October 2014

 
BOMA
LEED AP O+M
4 Thursdays 
October 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2014
1:00-3:00 pm EST

Register for this online  LEED AP O+M Class here
 


AGC
LEED AP BD+C
4 Thursdays 
October 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2014
3:00-5:00 pm EST

Register for this online LEED AP BD+C Class here

 
Green Building Spotlight
The Itasca Campus Center, a new research laboratory and classroom building for the University of Minnesota’s College of Biological Sciences department is in the process of becoming LEED Certified at a Gold or Platinum level.

Click here to read more about this new, ultra-sustainable building.
GREENBUILD 2014:

High Energy in the Big Easy!
Who is heading to GREENBUILD this year? SIG hopes to see YOU there!

Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) will be present again in force at Greenbuild 2014 in the Big Easy at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center from October 22nd through the 24th.

GREENBUILD will offer three days of inspiring speakers, industry product showcases, LEED presentations and workshops, tours of Big Easy green buildings, and unique networking opportunities.

Click here to read one of SIG’s latest blogs on GREENBUILD.
 

Fertile Ground in Corporate World for Big Savings with Composting and Recycling

Does your company recycle?

Waste cuts into profits. All corporate accountants know it. Here at Sustainable Investment Group (SIG), we know how to reduce waste with a corporate recycling program.

Read our blog on corporate recycling and see how small changes can make a huge difference in your daily work environment and maybe even help reduce costs.
If you need some GBCI approved LEED Continuing Education Hours here are a few choices from SIG’s new library of classes:

1)  Best Waste Management Practices

2)  No Cost and Low Cost Energy Savings for Existing Buildings

3)  The Inside Scoop on Renewable Energy Credits (RECs)

4)  Successfully Implementing A Green Cleaning Strategy

5)  Reducing the Urban Heat Island Effect: Strategies for Lowering Your Energy Bills
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