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“Build Smart” Webinar Series Part 1: Green Building Case Studies

August 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

HAC Training - Construction Oriented

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Materials

PowerPoint Presentation | Green Pyramid | St. John’s Housing Partnership Green Building Summary | Affordable Housing Low-Cost Green Items | Florida Green Building Coalition Green Checklist | Webinar Transcript

Description

This webinar, the first in a series designed to share innovative solutions to affordable housing developers dealing with escalating prices and implementing additional regulations, will kick off the series to address ‘Green Building’ design. As we acknowledge the outcome benefits the environment and occupants, implementing green building design costs can be challenging to the non-profit organization’s budget and goal to produce affordably-priced housing.   This can be even more difficult in rural areas where materials and resources may not be readily available.  Presenters will showcase several projects that are successfully implementing Green Building practices into their affordable housing developments and share their best practices for green building on a budget and constructing net zero energy homes for low-income buyers, that can be replicated by all affordable housing developers to reduce costs.

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Audience

This webinar is intended for non-profit housing developers, small affordable housing builders, Tribal entities, rural government entities

Prior Knowledge

Basic knowledge and awareness of Construction/ Green Building.

Learning Objectives

This webinar series will provide affordable housing developers with the information needed to successfully and financially implement green building design into their construction program.

  1. Learn the basics of Green Building design.
  2. Discover funding mechanisms and resources used in implementation of   Green Building design.

Learn from mistakes and successes of past green building projects.

Speakers

Bill Lazar
St. Johns Housing Partnership

Bill Lazar is the Executive Director of St. Johns Housing Partnership and a licensed residential contractor. For 32 years, he has worked with affordable housing programs in NE Florida. The Partnership provides a variety of housing services from home repairs and new construction (rental and homeownership) to credit counseling and foreclosure prevention. The SJHP owns and manages 65 scattered site rental properties in addition to owning 2 USDA multi-family properties for seniors. He has been a board member with the St Johns Builders Council for over 22 years and is a strong advocate for green building and high school and vocational trades programs.

Most recently he was recognized as Builder of the Year by the St Johns Builders Council.

Mr. Larzar will present on Case study Name of Project:  Green Building on a Budget

 

Michael Morina
Florida Home Partnership

Michael (Mike) Morina attended the College of William and Mary, where he earned a B.A. in Economics. He also earned a master’s degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology in City Planning.  Mr. Morina began his professional career as a research analyst for the Urban Land Institute in Washington, D.C.

After spending 12 years in commercial real estate development, he founded the Alliance for Affordable Housing, a 501 c (3) corporation that developed master-planned subdivisions, built new homes, and processed first time homebuyer loans throughout the greater Tampa Bay area to include the Counties of Hillsborough, Pasco, Manatee and Sarasota.

Mr. Morina brings over 35 years of experience in all facets of affordable housing and was hired as the executive director of FHP on April 2, 2018.

Mr. Morina will present Case Study 2. Name of Project: Net Zero Energy Homes for Low-income Buyers”

 

Additional Information

This webinar will be presented via Microsoft Teams.  For technical information please visit https://ruralhome.microsoftcrmportals.com/TrainingMicrosoftTeams/.

View HAC’s General Training Terms and Conditions at https://ruralhome.microsoftcrmportals.com/TrainingWebinarTermsAndConditions/.

Details

Date:
August 12
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:
Event Tags:

Venue

Online Meeting
United States

Organizer

Housing Assistance Council
Phone:
4048924824
Email:
registration@ruralhome.org
View Organizer Website

Details

Date:
August 12
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:
Event Tags:

Venue

Online Meeting
United States

Organizer

Housing Assistance Council
Phone:
4048924824
Email:
registration@ruralhome.org
View Organizer Website