Net Positive Water Design Series

  • 15 Sep 2016
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117


  • If you are registered for the 2016 San Diego Green Building Confrence and Expo, you can attend the Net Positive Water Design event at a discounted rate of $35
  • Employees of local governments are invited to join the event free of charge.
    Please email Paulina Lis: for registration code.

Registration is closed

The Net Positive Water Design Series was inspired by buildings such as the Bullitt Center and the Omega Center, and the San Diego based architects behind them. Over the next few months, we will host guest speakers from City of Santa Monica and City of San Francisco to discuss how those municipalities are leading the way in Net Positive Water conversation in California. Will San Diego be next? Join us to learn what it takes to deign and construct a building that uses less water than it consumes. 


 Context for San Diego’s water efforts

 Overview of the Living Building Challenge Framework and Water Petal

• Policy, design and implementation of conservation strategies towards a net positive water budget

• Overview of state policy and local municipal efforts to advance capacity for net positive water technology

• Hands-On exercise to discuss opportunities and challenges in the San Diego region

WHEN: September 15, 2016 (Thursday)

WHERE: SDG&E Energy Innovation Center


• San Diego County Water Authority - Context of San Diego Water Issues

• Ravi Bajaj, San Diego Green Building Council - LBC Water Petal and Event Facilitator

• John Ambert, DNV GL - LBC Water Petal

• Brian Court, Miller Hull Partnership - Policy, Design and Implementation, Seattle, WA

• Justin Stenkamp, PAE Engineers - Policy, Design and Implementation, Seattle, WA

Joel Cesare, City of Santa Monica - Policy and Implementation, Santa Monica, CA


• Anyone interested in water conservation 

•  Employees of local government institutions can attend the event free of charge. Please email for access code.

TICKETS: USGBC-SD.ORG. Ticket price includes complimentary all day caffeine access, light snacks and lunch. All proceeds from the event will fund education programs of the San Diego Green Building council (501c3).


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