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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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A Busy Earth Week for SIG!

Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) team members helped our clients celebrate Earth Week in New York, DC, and Atlanta. Learn more about our busy week, here.

The AIA Convention is Almost Here!

Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) and Green Building Education Services (GBES) are busy gearing up for the 2015 AIA Convention in two weeks. Stop by and see us in booth #3967. SIG will be hosting a LEED Knowledge Bar.
Thanks to everyone who attended our LEED Green Associate class held today at SIG’s new Atlanta headquarters. The room was filled with architects and property managers, which shows that both LEED NC + EB are hot right now. Taught by Charlie Cichetti and Alyson Laura.
SIG’s May In-Person Classes:
Thursday, May 7th 
BOMA/GA - LEED AP O+M
Thursday, May 7th  
Arizona Builders Alliance- LEED Green Associate

Tuesday, May 19th 
BOMA/NY- LEED Green Associate


Do you have a group and want us to come to you? We offer private LEED Prep Classes. For more information about SIG’s upcoming online live and in-person LEED Exam Prep Classes, please e-mail Beka here.
If you need GBCI approved LEED Continuing Education hours, here are a few choices from SIG’s library of classes:
 
1)  Demand Response: Getting Paid to Reduce Electricity
   
2)  Best Waste Management Practices

3)  LEED in Practice: Existing Buildings Operations & Maintenance Case Studies

4)  LEED Post-Occupancy Surveys: Designing a Survey for Maximum Return

5)  High Performing Building Envelopes for Sustainable Design and Energy Savings

What Exactly is a WaterHub?

How does a huge college campus like Emory University save millions in water utility costs? By building a WaterHub, the first of its kind. Learn how Emory is doing their part to reduce their water usage, here.

Did you know the City of Atlanta Utility Benchmarking will now measure up to NYC?

Learn about a new ordinance that was passed that requires the City of Atlanta buildings to upload their energy and water utility data to the EPA’s Portfolio Manager database, here.

Are You Looking For Ways To Bring Bees To Your Garden?

Check out this Solitary Bee House, built by Scott in Engineering Services, that SIG Team Members installed at a local community garden at one of two Q2 philanthropy events and get some other helpful tips on bringing pollinators to your garden, here.
See photos of SIG’s second Q2 Philanthropy Event for Easter Seals of North Georgia, here.
Congratulations to Hines on a successful LEED EB Silver certification for 425 Lexington Avenue in NYC.

SIG really enjoyed providing LEED EB consulting, IAQ testing, and RCx services for this project.
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