08 May '13, 12am

USGBCNV & NSEC visited many legislative offices to promote an energy diverse, efficient, & sustainable Nevada:

USGBCNV & NSEC visited many legislative offices to promote an energy diverse, efficient, & sustainable Nevada:

Last Tuesday was an active day for the USGBC Nevada chapter (USGBCNV) at the state capitol in Carson City. USGBCNV members Kelly Thomas, Louis Helton and myself, along with USGBC Legislative Director Bryan Howard, engaged our state legislators and elected officials to advance legislative solutions that would equip Nevada businesses with the opportunity to invigorate Nevada's building and construction economy, all while reducing operating expenses. USGBCNV joined other members of the Nevada Sustainable Energy Coalition (NSEC) for lunch with state leaders, including Stacey Crowley, executive director of the Nevada State Office of Energy, and State Sen. Ruben J. Kihuen. The NSEC is a broad, nonpartisan coalition of businesses and organizations that represent the green building industry in Nevada. NSEC and USGBCNV delivered a clear message to our representatives: Encourage inv...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/nevada-chapter-advocacy-day

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