Emerging Professionals May Forum: Is Green Building Ethical?

Date: May 13, 2014

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Host: Urban Green Council's Emerging Professionals

Type: Lecture/Presentation

Link: http://www.urbangreencouncil.org/UGCInteraction?key=FPG_2Bco9jYFPJcZ9a1jLEPg_3D_3D

People choose to build green for a variety of reasons. Some do it for pure economic gain, others out of a sense of altruism, and still others wish to be part of the trend. Green builder Gennaro Brooks-Church will share his moments of doubt and the ways he and his clients have found meaning and value in green building techniques. Join Urban Green Council’s Emerging Professionals for a stimulating discussion on the various incentives for a green building agenda.

 

SPEAKER

 

Gennaro Brooks-Church | Director, Eco Brooklyn Inc.

 

Gennaro is a dedicated green builder and educator. He is the director of Eco Brooklyn, a NY general contracting company specializing in advanced green building, water management and landscaping techniques. A Comparative Religion and Creative Writing graduate from Columbia University, he decided green building was the most effective way he could help make the planet a more balanced, hospitable place. Gennaro is an eternal student and is a Certified Passive House Tradesperson, NY Licensed Real Estate Broker, Certified EcoBroker®, National Sustainable Advisor Graduate, Certified Green Roof Professional, Solar Installer and LEED AP. He has three children with his partner Loretta, and he lives and works in a green brownstone, intern center and show house in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.