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December 3, 2013

Please join us for a December Education Seminar

Reading Towards Sustainability III

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
and open to the public

Steve Stelzer,
Program Director
Code Enforcement Green Building Resource Center (GBRC)

Green Building Resource Center
City of Houston Public Works and Engineering
Houston Permitting Center
1002 Washington Avenue
Houston 77002
in partnership with the Texas Gulf Coast Chapter of the US Green Building Council

GBRC Program Director Steve Stelzer will present an update of converging ideas and contrasts from a cross section of books addressing sustainability and the community effect of authors ideas.  Each attendee will receive a free, updated list of books.

The presentation will be based on "The Blind Men and the Elephant" booklist Mr. Stelzer has been handing out and updating since 2003. Perhaps some of the titles might spark the perfect gift, "presents of mind," for someone this holiday season.

The educational seminar event is limited to 100 attendees. Register online or call 832.394.9050 prior to the event. See  for more details and a map.

Green buildings provide greater energy efficiency, saving money for owners and users, and the reuse of materials is better for the environment.  Ultimately, they foster a happier and healthier workplace for employees. In partnership with the Texas Gulf Coast Chapter of the US Green Building Council, the Green Building Resource Center, within the LEED Gold Houston Permitting Center, hosts periodic programs to educate the public about green building practices.

Green Building Resource Center

Green Building Resource Center

To learn more about City of Houston sustainability efforts, visit


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