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Experts to discuss green building, LEED certification April 23

April 18, 2013
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EAU CLAIRE — Nationally recognized Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design experts Theresa Lehman and Corey Brumbaugh will discuss trends in green building and explain LEED certification from 4-5 p.m. April 23 in Room 101 of Hibbard Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

The presentation, part of Earth Week activities at UW-Eau Claire, is open to the public.

Lehman is the director of sustainable services at Miron Construction Co. Inc. in Neenah. She has dedicated her entire career to sustainable practice and has worked on more than 75 projects seeking LEED certification. She has successfully certified projects in the commercial, retail, health care, K-12 education, higher education, religious, manufacturing, industrial and governmental markets. In 2013, she was selected by the U.S. Green Building Council to brief new members of Congress on green building initiatives and practices.

As a member of the USGBC faculty, Lehman is authorized to instruct USGBC workshops throughout the world. She is the chair of Wisconsin Green Building Alliance's Advocacy Committee and is a member of its Green Schools Committee. She has represented the USGBC at the 2010 World Climate Summit and is an advisory board member of the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council.

Brumbaugh, vice president of Miron, joined the company in 1996 and has held numerous management positions. He worked eight years in project management during which he had a high level of involvement with some of Miron's most prominent projects and worked closely with health care organizations, local school districts and commercial developers. Currently, Brumbaugh is responsible for developing innovation within the marketing, business development and preconstruction departments and is responsible for the development, growth and advancement of corporate sales and customer relationships.

Lehman and Brumbaugh's lecture is sponsored by UW-Eau Claire's Watershed Institute for Collaborative Environmental Studies, Student Office of Sustainability, Office of the Sustainability Fellow and Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.

For more information, contact Karen Mumford, assistant professor in UW-Eau Claire's Watershed Institute for Collaborative Environmental Studies, at mumforkg@uwec.edu.

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