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US Green Building Council Keys Branch Presents: ▪ Key West’s New BPAS Permitting Laws (Simplified) ▪ ▪ “Off the Water Grid” Rainwater Harvesting Systems ▪ ▪ Government and Global Greenhouse Gas Solutions ▪ FREE - If Pre-Registered

When: 8/12/2015
9:00 AM to Noon
Where: Harvey Government Center
1200 Truman Ave
Key West, Florida  33040
United States
Contact: Richard C. Lightner

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  US Green Building Council Keys Branch Presents:



Key Wests New BPAS Permitting Laws (Simplified) 

Off the Water Grid” Rainwater Harvesting Systems 

Government and Global Greenhouse Gas Solutions

FREE! - If Pre-Registered by email or phone


Harvey Government Center, Wednesday, August 12, 9:00 am to Noon

  • How to meet the City of Key Wests new green building sustainability standards for USGBC LEED, FGBC and ARCSA with water, energy, site, materials and health basic credits explained.
  • The history and new technology utilized in designing, building and/or restoring healthy contaminant free water storage tanks and cisterns to remain mosquito and disease free.
  • Explanation of the new $500.00 FKAA rebate for cistern conversions. Permitting steps for success presented by the Monroe County Health Department and the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority.
  • Rainwater Harvesting Systems from roof through cistern storage, purification and distribution to household or landscape irrigation using the latest state-of-the-art water technology.
  • The role of government and green sustainability organizations and the potential "Tipping Point" of the Earth's air and water environment due to greenhouse gas emissions and global warming.



  Richard C. Lightner III, USGBC LEED AP BD+C - FGBC Certifying Agent - ARCSA Florida Regional Rep AP

Alison Higgins, KW Sustainability Director   

Richard McChesney, Esq., Spottswood-Spottswood-Spottswood

Julie Cheon, FKAA Water Quality & Environmental Manager   

Bill Brookman, County Director of Community Health

Michael Doyle, Executive Director, Florida Keys Mosquito Control District    

Aileen Garrido, A20 Architecture, LLC



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