HIA-LI’s Green Industries Committee to Host “How a Building Goes Gold” Panel Followed by Tour of Pending LEED GOLD Building
WHAT: HIA-LI’s Green Industries Committee will host a panel of experts discussing “How a Building Goes Gold.” The panel includes Jack Kulka of Kulka Construction whose company worked on the first LEED GOLD certified building in Suffolk County. A tour of the building will follow the panel discussion.
WHO: Moderators: HIA-LI Green Industries Committee Co-Chairs, Tony Leteri, President, Leteri Waste Management, and David Winchester, President, CleanTech Rocks
Panelists: Jack Kulka – President, Kulka Construction; Gary Schacker – Principal, United Realty; Jonathan Lane – Principal, Quad State Solar; Jimmy Carchietta – CEO, The Cotocon Group
WHEN: Monday, February 28th, 10 AM – 11:30 AM
WHERE: Sandler Training, 225 Wireless Blvd., Hauppauge. A presentation and tour of the Motor Parkway Plaza building at 694 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, NY will follow.
INFO: The HIA-LI Clean Technology Initiative and its Green Industries Committee will host a panel of experts discussing Green Technologies in building at this month’s Green Industries Committee meeting. The panel will be followed by a presentation and tour of the Motor Parkway Plaza, expected to become the first LEED GOLD certified building in Suffolk County.
“We are proud and excited about our new shopping and office center at Exit 55 of the LIE in Hauppauge and about the possibility of becoming the first LEED GOLD certified building of its type in Suffolk County,” said Dave Abel President of United Realty and Managing member of Quadrangle Properties, which owns the building. “We are seeking the GOLD LEVEL of LEED certification and have submitted our paperwork accordingly. We are still pending and will make an announcement as soon as we get the official notification. We’re confident it’s the first of many LEED
projects that will be completed in our area during the coming years.”
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