BasicGov Systems, Inc.

BasicGov Systems, Inc.

February 01, 2011 08:02 ET

The Reality of Implementing Green Buildings in Cities Webinar is the First in a Series of Educational Webinars Hosted by BasicGov

In the Green Building Webinar Industry Experts Chris Cheatham and Robert Kobet Will Highlight LEED, IGCC and Best Practice Examples

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 1, 2011) - BasicGov Systems, Inc., provider of software for local and state governments, is hosting and moderating a series of complimentary educational webinars in 2011. The first webinar "The reality of implementing green buildings programs in your city" is scheduled for Wednesday, February 23, 11 am PST / 2 pm EST.

In this webinar, attendees will learn from green building construction experts, Chris Cheatham and Robert Kobet, about how to establish an effective approach to planning and implementing green buildings codes in your municipality. Speakers will discuss the International Green Construction Code, LEED-based regulations as well as best practices for implementing a green building code.

Webinar Title: The reality of implementing green buildings programs in your city

Webinar Date: Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 11 am PST / 2 pm EST (1 hour)

This green buildings webinar will highlight these areas:

  • Green building standards – How LEED and the International Green Construction Code (IGCC) relate.
  • What other local governments are doing with green buildings and what's the right approach for your city (Richland, Washington; State of Rhode Island; City of Albuquerque, New Mexico; Washington DC).
  • Best practices for implementation to ensure green building code regulations are met.

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About Webinar Speakers

Chris Cheatham and partner Bob Korbet work with government agencies in planning, management and implementing green building practices effectively, while adhering to regulations and avoiding pitfalls.

  • Chris Cheatham: Chris is a Green Building Construction Consultant and Attorney and publisher of the acclaimed Green Building Law Update, a blog dedicated to emerging legal and regulatory issues in the green building industry. He has advised multiple municipalities regarding green building regulations and he is a frequent speaker on the topic.
  • Bob Kobet: Bob is LEED Faculty, and CEO of The Kobet Collaborative. Bob's impact on the built environment spans several decades over a wide area of influence. His green building and sustainable community development projects around the world range from small non-profit endeavors to multi-million dollar developments.

The webinar will be moderated by speakers Michael Togyi and Roula Fredrikson with BasicGov.

About BasicGov

BasicGov Systems, Inc. develops, sells and supports web-based software for cities, counties, state governments and government agencies to streamline permitting and inspections, code enforcement, planning, licensing and citizen access. BasicGov is a reliable, secure solution delivered for an affordable price and the only web-based software for local governments built on the platform, the backbone of cloud computing solutions used by more than 70,000 organizations worldwide. Unlike enterprise software that is expensive to acquire and difficult to implement, BasicGov requires no capital investment and is easy to set up.

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