Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Sustainability and Environmental, Health & Safety Symposium
Duke Energy Center, Cincinnati, OH
Heapy Engineering's Will Roess (Planning Services Leader) and Donn Young (Commissioning Services Manager) are presenting the seminar: "Sustainability & Green: Implementing Sustainability & Continual Improvement for Success in Energy & Resource Reductions" This seminar addresses drivers for continual improvement: management systems, reducing costs, compliance issues and manufacturing case study. Identifying cost reduction opportunities: audits (ASHRAE I, II, III); Retro-and Ongoing Commissioning, Selection of equipment. How to obtain buy-in to & from corporate leadership. Heapy Engineering is also exhibiting at the Energy Expo.
Date: Thursday, December 13, 2012
December 13, 2012
10 AM - 2 PM
Ruff Learning Center, Room 260
1 College and Main
Register Online: http//www.appa.org/capital_camore...
Date: Friday, November 09, 2012
Plans are in the works for the 2012 CDA16 Banquet.
AIA Cincinnati's Committee on the Environment (COTE) in conjunction with the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Cincinnati/Dayton City Center, the American Society of Interior Designer (ASID) Cincinnati/Dayton, and the Miami Section of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) coordinates the Cincinnati Sustainability Awards (CSA).
The program celebrates architecture, interiors and landscape architecture that not only exhibit design excellence, but also exemplify cooperation with our environment and stewardship of the resources it provides.
Projects are judged on several criteria ranging from sustainable intent and innovation to responsiveness of local climate conditions.
The Awards Celebration will be combined with the Cincinnati Design Awards on November 9.
Date: Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Midwest Healthcare Conference
November 7-9, 2012
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Date: Thursday, August 02, 2012
Where: Heapy Engineering
1400 W Dorothy Lane
Dayton, Ohio 45409
The 2011 Dayton Green Expo had nearly 400 attendees and 30 exhibitors! The Dayton Green Expo's have been traditionally free to attend but new this year, we will be making a donation to “Green Causes” which will include the USGBC’s Project Haiti, Habitat for Humanity and others.
You can make a donation for as little as $5. Just think how much money we could raise if every 2012 Dayton Green Expo attendee made just a $5 donation! Heapy Engineering will match up to the first $2,500 raised. To register and/or donate, click here.
11:00 AM Expo Opens
12:00 PM Seminar: Energy & BIM
2:00 PM Panel Discussion - University Sustainability Directors
4:00 PM Seminar: Ongoing Commissioning
5:00 PM Expo Closes
GBCI CEU's and AIA LU's credit will be offered.
Food and Beverages will be provided throughout the day.
Admission is free but you must register.
To register, click here
12:00 PM Seminar: Energy & BIM
Still wondering about BIM and how it can save time, energy, dollars, frustration, etc. on your next project? This session will feature “cutting edge” information regarding the Building Information Model (BIM).
2:00 PM Panel: Green Value: The University Perspective
Sustainability Directors from Higher Education institutions will provide their perspective on what is happening regarding sustainability at their respective universities. This will include their insight on “green” initiatives, challenges, future projects and most importantly, “lessons learned”.
Aparna Dial, Sustainability Director, The Ohio State University
Aparna is the Director of Energy Services and Sustainability at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, where she is responsible for all strategic and operational aspects of this program area. She has worked for the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality in the Division of Surface Water (Enforcement Unit) and the Ohio EPA (Division of Air Pollution Control). Prior to working in her current capacity she was the Director of Environmental Affairs for OSU and dealt with Engineering Review of Construction Projects, Air, Water, Hazardous Waste and Asbestos issues and compliance with environmental regulations. Aparna has over 12 years of experience in the area of sustainability with direct experience in strategic planning, project management, environmental compliance and enforcement.
William Brown, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Director of Sustainability, Indiana University
Bill is the Director of Sustainability for Indiana University, is responsible for catalyzing sustainability initiatives in academic programs and campus operations at the Indiana University Bloomington campus. Bill served as Chair of the US Green Building Council’s Indiana Chapter, Secretary of the Board of the American Institute of Architects Indiana Chapter, and Co-chair of the Indianapolis-Marion County Green Commission. Bill was elected to the board of directors of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education in 2012 and he also serves as a National Chair for USGBC Students, a new initiative to engage higher education students in greening their campuses and communities.
John Paulsen, P.E., Director Physical Plant, Safety and Environment, Wittenberg University
John is the Director of Physical Plant, Safety and Environment at Wittenberg University. As a member of the university’s sustainability task force, he is responsible for overseeing and implementing numerous green initiatives. These range in scope from the recent replacement of the campus central steam plant with a high efficiency system to numerous small scale lighting retrofit projects. Additionally, he administers the institutions revolving loan fund which supports sustainable initiatives that come from student-faculty collaborative efforts. He is also responsible for overseeing the requirements that come from Wittenberg University being a signatory to the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment.
4:00 PM Seminar: Ongoing Commissioning
This seminar will address case studies that define what is Ongoing Commissioning and how it is essential to maintain your investment in Basic Commissioning and Retro-Commissioning Services?
2012 Dayton Green Expo Exhibitors
Big Ass Fans
Dayton Power & Light
Dovetail Solar & Wind
Lawhon & Associates, Inc.
Lutron/Riffle & Associates
Point to Point Systems
Solid Blend Technologies, Inc.
The Garland Company
Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance
YKK AP America
USGBC Indiana Chapter
Date: Thursday, May 24, 2012
I70/I75 Economic Summit
May 24, 2012
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Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2012
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Date: Friday, May 11, 2012
"The Hand-Off & Staying In Shape: Operations and Maintenance"
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Date: Thursday, April 12, 2012
April 12, 2012 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Wright State University Student Union
To view Speaker PowerPoint Presentations, click here.
On April 12, 2012, Heapy Engineering and Wright State University will co-host the Second Annual Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care (SSHC-12), The SSHC is an educational and networking event for Health Care providers and industry partners. This event will feature nationally renowned Health Care sustainability expert, Gary Cohen, as the keynote speaker.
The Symposium will be held on the campus of Wright State University in the Student Union Conference Center. The event will begin with a keynote luncheon followed by two panel discussions featuring regional and national experts on sustainably based Health Care delivery, operations and management. This year’s focus is: “Why Sustainability Should be a Strategic Priority in Your Health Care Organization.” A Trade Expo with exhibitors focusing on sustainability related services, materials, products and equipment associated with Health Care industry will run concurrent with the Symposium.
Senior health care administrators, medical practitioners, building design and construction professionals, nursing and clinical staff, medical students and educators, environmental health and safety personnel and health care facility managers should all attend.
CMEs*, AIA/HSW LUs, GBCI CEUs, PDH's and CPE's are approved.
*Wright State University (WSU) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. WSU designated this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
- Early Bird Registration
- To register, click here
- SOCHE Student Scholarship Registration, click here
- Expanded Expo area from last year
- Reserve early – best price and locations
Heapy Engineering, is nationally recognized for its leadership in Sustainable Design and is involved in over 200 LEED projects, (including the LEED Gold certified Diley Ridge Medical Center, the first free-standing emergency and diagnostic center in Central Ohio). Heapy Engineering is the Design Engineer for the new $137 Million Indu and Raj Soin Medical Center (Beavercreek) and the $200 Million Mercy West Hospital (Cincinnati). Heapy Engineering has achieved LEED Platinum certification in the LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance rating system for its Dayton based corporate headquarters, the highest level achievable.
Wright State University is a leading institution of higher education serving nearly 20,000 students in an environment focused on achieving learning outcomes through innovative, high-quality programs, conducting scholarly research and creative endeavors, and partnering with the community to transform the region. As a community-based medical school, the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine has become a national in generalist medicine and community service. Its research programs are distinguished by interdisciplinary teamwork and community collaboration. Wright State University’s nationally recognized centers of excellence include: Human-Centered Innovation; National Center for Medical Readiness; WSU-Premier Health Partners Neuroscience Institute; Knowledge-Enabled Computing; Micro Air Vehicle Research; Product Reliability and Optimization; and Collaborative Education, Leadership and Innovation in the Arts.
Gary Cohen is founder, President, and Executive Director of Health Care Without Harm, the international campaign for environmentally responsible healthcare. Gary is also the Executive Director of the Environmental Health Fund, which works on domestic and global chemical safety issues. Gary is a member of the International Advisory Board of the Sambhavna Clinic and Documentation Center in Bhopal, India, which provides free medical care to the survivors of the Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal. He was awarded the Skoll Global Award for Social Entrepreneurship in 2006 and the Frank Hatch Award for Enlightened Public Service in 2007.
When Gary co-founded HCWH, he visited hospitals around the country, explaining to stunned administrators how their operations were hurting patients, employees and communities. However, not stopping there, he provided cost-effective solutions, as well as ongoing support through HCWH. 15 years later, HCWH is a broad association of nearly 500 hospitals, universities, health professional organizations and environmental groups working across the globe. Gary has guided hospitals in leveraging their considerable buying power to get medical supply companies to provide greener products for the health care industry.
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Sustainability Expo
11:30 AM Lunch
Noon Keynote Speaker
1:30 PM Panel Discussion – Infrastructure Sustainability
3:30 PM Panel Discussion – Delivery Systems Sustainability
5:00 PM Symposium closes
Janet Brown, Practice Greenhealth - Janet is the Director of Sustainable Operations for Practice Greenhealth. Janet helps health care workers recognize their value and critical role in improving the environmental performance of their organization. She specializes in creating an infrastructure to support continuous environmental improvement strategies in the health care environment. Janet supports hospitals through technical assistance, information-sharing, data collection, goal setting and program development. A few of her significant health care clients include Beth Israel Medical Center and other locations within the Continuum Health Partners.
John W. Rogers, AIA, ACHA, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center - John is the Corporate Architect at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. One of John’s long term goals has been to integrate sustainability into the healthcare environment and is working with leadership at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital to increase awareness and understanding of the added value reducing our carbon footprint has on the environment. CCHMC has met or exceeded LEED certification thresholds on most projects for the last 8 to 10 years. Energy efficiency in a pediatric environment is an especially challenging opportunity. But, it is necessary to continue to “Change the Outcomes” at Children’s and be the good steward of our resources, improving performance now and in the future.
Anna Gilmore Hall, RN, MS, CAE leads Weston Solutions healthcare sustainability practice. She is a pioneer in the greening of healthcare. Until recently Gilmore Hall was the executive director of Practice Greenhealth, the nation's leading membership and networking organization for institutions in the healthcare community that have made a commitment to sustainable, eco-friendly practices. Prior to her position with Practice Greenhealth, Ms. Gilmore Hall has held various staff positions including the position of Co-Executive Director of Health Care Without Harm, the international campaign for environmentally responsible health care, and the Director of the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health at the American Nurses Association (ANA) where she was responsible for developing and implementing environment policy issues for the largest nursing organization in the United States.
Christopher Parkinson, MBA - Chris has been working to shape, implement and monitor sustainability strategy at Cleveland Clinic. He is engaged in delivering a metrics-driven approach to healthy operations at the health system level, ensuring consistency in program implementation and quality in practice at each facility. He earned his BA in Biology from Ohio Wesleyan University and began his career in biomedical research for bio-defense. He received an MBA from Case Western Reserve University where he studied Strategic Management and Sustainability.
Christopher T. Mundell, AIA, CSI, CDT, LEED AP BD+C – In his 18-year career, Chris has worked as a healthcare project architect and presently serves as a Vice President for HKS, Inc., managing the firm’s sustainability services. He guides project design teams in developing sustainable strategies, researches new and upcoming sustainable products/technologies and provides internal and external education on sustainability.
Joseph A. Mudd, LEED AP, As a senior project manager, Joe leads and manages complex commercial construction projects in Messer’s Louisville region. He has worked on several award-winning, high-profile projects, including Norton Healthcare Kosair Children’s Medical Center Brownsboro, Louisville International Airport Terminal Renovation and Kentucky Exposition Center East Wing/Hall Renovation. Select additional experience includes projects for Indiana University Health and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Joe earned both a B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky. He has earned professional certifications from the American Society for Healthcare Engineering, Kentucky Society of Healthcare Engineers and U.S. Green Building Council.
Exhibitors: 3form, Inc. Momentum Textiles Group American Standard (MWS) Powersmiths International Corp. APG Office Furnishings Riffle & Associates Applied Mechanical Systems Salem Office Supply BWA South Salient Systems Daltile Shaw Contract Group Dayton Regional Green Initiative Sherwin Williams Dovetail Solar & Wind Sizewise DRI-STEEM Corp. SoundCom Elements IV Interiors SourceOne Contract Group LLC ElitAire Stoermer-Anderson Gilford/Estrie Flooring Streamkey GWS Healthcare The Garland Company Heapy Engineering THP Limited Ingenuity IEQ Vectren Interface FLOR Vernacare King Lighting Weston Solutions, Inc. MechoSystems
3form, Inc. Momentum Textiles Group
American Standard (MWS) Powersmiths International Corp.
APG Office Furnishings Riffle & Associates
Applied Mechanical Systems Salem Office Supply
BWA South Salient Systems
Daltile Shaw Contract Group
Dayton Regional Green Initiative Sherwin Williams
Dovetail Solar & Wind Sizewise
DRI-STEEM Corp. SoundCom
Elements IV Interiors SourceOne Contract Group LLC
Gilford/Estrie Flooring Streamkey
GWS Healthcare The Garland Company
Heapy Engineering THP Limited
Ingenuity IEQ Vectren
Interface FLOR Vernacare
King Lighting Weston Solutions, Inc.
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2011
Heapy Engineering invites you to the first DRG3 Business Forum. Please join us over breakfast on November 17 at the University of Dayton Campus (Former NCR Headquarters) as we talk about Sustainability and Energy Efficiency and recognize your leadership.
Date: Sunday, November 13, 2011
Mark your calendar for the annual Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) Conference and Trade Show at the Columbus Convention Center. The Conference begins on November 13, 2011 and runs until November 16, 2011.
This year's conference speakers will include: Wes Moore, Jamie Volmer and Dan Rather. For more information on this year's sessions and luncheon speakers click here.
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Date: Wednesday, November 02, 2011
The Midwest Healthcare and Engineering Conference and Trade Show will be held at the Indiana Convention Center from November 2nd thru the 4th.
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Date: Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Heapy Engineering’s Director of Sustainable Design, Michael Berning, has been invited to be a Panelist for the Facilities Initiatives Session at the 2011 GreenGov Symposium in Washington DC on November 1st. Michael’s presentation, “What About Performance After Receiving Your (LEED) Plaque?” will focus on achieving the energy performance goals associated with LEED GOLD and PLATINUM buildings. These goals have been evaluated using performance data from actual LEED projects. Michael’s fellow panelists include:
Kevin Kampschroer - Director of the Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings
The 2011 GreenGov Symposium is co-sponsored by the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the Association of Climate Change Officers.
About the 2011 GreenGov Symposium Host Organizations
About the Association of Climate Change Officers
Date: Tuesday, October 04, 2011
The next Greenbuild International Conference and Expo will be held in Toronto, Canada from October 4th to the 7th.
Be sure to stop by Heapy Engineering's booth at the conference to learn the latest in sustainable design and energy services.
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Date: Thursday, September 15, 2011
The Dayton Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) will be hosting the Ohio Valley AIA Regional Convention from September 15 thru the 17th. The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and the Dayton Convention Center in downtown Dayton, Ohio.
Heapy Engineering's Director of Sustainable Design, Michael Berning, and Ryan Hoffman, Energy Services Manager will both be speaking at the conference. Michael Berning, PE, CEM, LEED AP BD+C will be co-presenting on Thursday in a panel session entitled, "Do LEED buildings Actually Perform After Receiving Their LEED Plaque?" His co-presenters will include: Dan Papay the University Engineer at Wright State University and Mark Setterlin of RW Setterlin Building Company. Ryan Hoffman, CEM, BEAP, LEED AP BD+C will be co-presenting with Michael on Saturday in a session entitled, "LEED Platinum Requires Behavioral Change - Not Chasing More LEED Points."
Heapy Engineering is also pleased to be one of the Sponsors and Exhibitors of this regional event.
For more information on the sessions and for registration, go to:
Date: Friday, August 12, 2011
The 19th Annual National Conference on Building Commissioning (NCBC) will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cincinnati, Ohio. The event will run from August 10th thru the 12th.
On August 12th, Heapy Engineering's Director of Sustainable Design, Michael Berning, PE, CEM, LEED AP BD+C along with Kevin Knueven, PE, CxA, LEED AP BD+C and a representative from Purdue University will presenting at the conference.
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Date: Thursday, August 04, 2011
Where: Heapy Engineering
1400 W Dorothy lane
Dayton, Ohio 45409
11:00 AM - Expo Opens
12:00 PM - Seminar - Energy & BIM
2:00 PM - Keynote Speaker
4:00 PM - Government Panel
5:30 PM - Expo Closes
GBCI CE and AIA LU credit will be offered
Food and Beverages will be provided throughout the day and admission is free
12:00 PM - Seminar - Energy & BIM
Still wondering about BIM and how it might affect your next project? This session will feature "cutting edge" information regarding the Building Information Model (BIM), including:
*Early Model and Energy Analysis
This session will also offer a recommendation for the appropriate level of BIM data at each phase, as well as why a user may not choose to populate the model with certain data sets at the different stages.
Richard Pavlak, Heapy Engineering, Dayton, OH.
Rick is the President of Heapy Engineering. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio Northern University and is a member of ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers) and serves on the ASHRAE TC 9.9 Mission Critical Facilities Committee and as a liaison to SSPC 90.1. At the ASHRAE 2009 Conference in Chicago, IL, Rick co-authored “Pioneering Use of Evacuated Tube Solar Collectors and Early Direct Digital Control Systems.” In addition, Rick is a member of NSPE (National Society of Professional Engineers) and AEE (Association of Energy Engineers, Dayton Chapter). Rick is also a contributing author of Book 10 ASHRAE Datacom Series.
Darryl McClelland, LEED AP BD+C, Heapy Engineering, Dayton, OH
Darryll is a BIM and Virtual Design Manager/Project Coordinator with Heapy Engineering. He has a BS from Purdue University and over 25 years of experience in the engineering industry. Currently, he oversees the BIM process at Heapy Engineering focusing on the integration of BIM software into the engineering design processes. Darryl has also co-authored four nationally published books centered on the BIM process. Those books are, The Aubin Academy Master Series: AutoCAD MEP 2012, The Aubin Academy Master Series: Revit MEP 2011, The Aubin Academy Master Series: AutoCAD MEP 2011, and Mastering AutoCAD MEP 2010.
2:00 PM - Keynote Speaker
Heapy Engineering is pleased to announce Mark MacCracken, the US Green Building Council's Chairman of the Board of Directors as this year's Keynote Speaker. Mark will be providing attendees with his insight into the future of sustainability in the A/E/C industry.
Mark, PE, LEED AP, is the CEO of CALMAC Manufacturing Corporation which is the largest manufacturer of Thermal Energy Storage Equipment in the world. He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering and three U.S. Patents. He is: the Chairman of ARI's Thermal Energy Storage Section, former Chairman of ASHRAE's Thermal Storage Technical Committee and an active member of the International District Energy Association and the Alliance to Save Energy.
4:00 PM - Government Panel
Government Panelists will provide their perspective on what is happening regionally and nationally regarding sustainability in their respective organizations. This will include their "green" initiatives, challenges, and future projects.
Mr. Kevin Hill, LEED AP, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH.
Kevin is a registered architect with the 88 Air Base Wing/ Civil Engineering Directorate at Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB). He was the Air Force Project Manager for the first LEED certified project at WPAFB, The Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) new Academic Building- LEED Silver. He is currently the Air Force Program Manager for the $239 million Human Performance Wing BRAC MILCON program.
He holds a B.A. in Architecture from Miami University and a Master of Architecture from the University of Maryland. Mr. Hill is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) and sits on the City of Oakwood Board of Zoning Appeals.
Tim is an Energy Engineer for the Veterans Administration and has over ten years of experience in energy management in heavy industry, K-12 education and healthcare.
Ms. Lamees Mubaslat, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Montgomery County Administrative Services, Dayton, OH
Lamees is an Architect, Project Manager, and Sustainability Coordinator for the Montgomery County Planning and Construction department. She has designed, directed, and administered over 100 capital improvement projects ranging from large multiple use projects to small tenant improvements and is currently responsible for the County’s sustainability efforts. Lamees currently works with the Dayton Regional Green 3 task force to promote greener government, businesses, and personal practices throughout Montgomery County and the Dayton region.
Mr. Steven O'Hara, P.E.
Steve joined the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division of the U.S.Army Corps of Engineers in Cincinnati, Ohio in 2007. He is responsible for the execution of the Military Construction Programs and is the command's representative for the implementation of Energy and Sustainability initiatives in the Great Lakes and Ohio River region. Prior to working with the Corps of Engineers, Mr. O'Hara has worked with Columbia Sussex Corporation, Bechtel Construction, and was an Officer in the United States Navy's Civil Engineer Corps.
Mr. O'Hara has a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky and is a registered professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
*Waibel Energy Systems
AIA Dayton, AIA Cincinnati, AIA Indiana, USGBC Indiana Chapter, USGBC Cincinnati Chapter, ASHRAE Dayton Chapter, IIDA, Adequate Wiring, WCOAEE, CSI Dayton Chapter, SMPS Greater Cincinnati, BCA
Highlights of the 2010 Dayton Green Expo
Date: Saturday, July 23, 2011
The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) will be holding its annual conference from July 23rd thu July 27th in National Harbor, Maryland.
Heapy Engineering's Senior Principals, Michael Berning, PE, CEM, LEED AP BD+C and Mark Brumfield, PE, LEED AP BD+C will both be attending the conference. Be sure to take a moment to speak with them at Heapy Engineering's booth.
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Date: Thursday, June 23, 2011
On June 23, 2011 Michael Berning along with co-panelists; Mark Setterlin, Setterlin Building Company and Dan Papay, Wright State University, will be speaking at the Greening the Heartland Conference. Their session is entitled, Post LEED? What about Building performance after the Plaque?
The Conference, hosted by the US Green Building Council Cincinnati Chapter, will run from June 22nd to the 24th in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Heapy Engineering is also a Sponsor of the Cincinnati Zoo Tour, which will be held in the evening on June 23. The Cincinnati Zoo, which is considered to be "the nation's most sustainable zoo" features a Windspire wind turbine, bioretention cells, and the largest urban, Solar Cell Array accessible to the public.
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While attending the conference, be sure to stop by Heapy Engineering's booth!