Friday, November 28, 2008

Green Roof Function, Design & Installation

Associated Builders & Contractors’
Thursday, December 4, 2008
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Free presentation and networking opportunity
Triad Associates *NEW LOCATION!*
12112 115th Avenue NE, Kirkland

How to Grow a Roof:
Green Roof Function, Design & Installation
Vegetated roofs are one of the hottest concepts in green building these days. Join us as Patrick Carey of Hadj Design explains why green roofs are gaining in popularity and what design and installation methods are best suited to our region.

Speaker: Patrick Carey, Hadj Design
Patrick Carey, principal of Hadj Design, has been researching and experimenting with green roofs, living walls, and other forms of biophilic design since 2000. As director of the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild’s Green Roof Project, he designed and installed 20 experimental green roofs in the Puget Sound area. His firm has designed an additional 55 commercial and residential green roofs, featuring a wide range of assembly types and climate zones. His work has won the King County Environmental Hero Award, an A.I.A. Environmental Award, and a Seattle Livability Award.

Moderator: David Hilgers, Triad Associates David Hilgers is a Pacifi c Northwest native and a graduate of Washington State University with a Bachelors of Science in Landscape
Architecture. He is a registered Landscape Architect in Washington and Oregon and currently works for Triad Associates, a multidiscipline consulting fi rm in Kirkland. As a LEED®-Accredited Professional, Mr. Hilgers has been involved in many sustainable design projects including the green roofs for the Going Green at the Beach project and the Zero Energy Idea House in Bellevue.

About the ABC Green Council:
The ABC Green Council was launched in February 2008 to provide a forum for education and networking related to the emerging field of green building. Chaired by Pam Worner of Green Dog Enterprises, the council’s roundtables on the fi rst Thursday of each month from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm are free and open to ABC members and prospective members alike. In addition to the monthly gatherings, each of which will feature an educational topic, the council’s activities will include site visits to green projects, a series of seminars, and whatever else council members want to do!

Come join us as together we increase our knowledge of this important field that is transforming the way we build. For more information, to RSVP your attendance or to be put on
the email list for notifi cations on ABC Green Council roundtables, seminars and other events, please contact Member Services Coordinator Kim Trautman at, 425.646.8000 or 800.640.7789.

ABC of Western Washington  399 114th Avenue NE  Bellevue, WA 98004  800.640.7789 

Directions to Triad Associates
If you're heading to Triad for a meeting they’re easy to find in Kirkland just a few blocks from I-405.
12112 115th Avenue NE
Kirkland, WA 98034
I-405 Heading North
Take the NE 116th Street exit, #20A
Turn LEFT at bottom of off-ramp onto NE 116th Street
Turn RIGHT at first stoplight onto 120th Avenue NE
Turn LEFT at first stoplight onto NE 118th Street
Turn RIGHT onto 115th Avenue NE
Triad Associates is located a block up on the RIGHT
I-405 Heading South
Take the NE 124th Street exit, #20
Turn RIGHT at the end of the off-ramp onto NE 124th Street
Turn LEFT at second stoplight onto 113th Avenue NE
Turn LEFT onto NE 122nd Way
122nd Way becomes 115th Ave NE
Triad Associates is located on the LEFT


Hair Farmer Joe said...

I'd love to go to this. Sounds like great subject matter.

Is it open to the public?

Hair Farmer Joe said...

Thanks for the info Karen - will definitely be checking this out - and let my fellow Eastside GreenDrinkers know about it.