Category Archives: Green Business

Wild thing, You make my heart sing.

Join us Wednesday…Apr 27th 2011

Wild thing, You make my heart sing.
Taking local to a new level, Dr. Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen brings us foraging for food in the wilds of Houston.


How can building in Our region meet the challenges in Our economy and inherent in nature.

Gulf Coast Green Symposium has become the leading green building conference targeted to design and construction professionals within the Gulf Coast region, organized by the AIA Houston Committee on the Environment.

Steve Stelzer, AIA, LEED® AP, City of Houston – Green Building Resource Center
Gulf Coast Green 2011 Expo and Symposium, Leading in a Challenging Climate,

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Steve Stelzer and Esteban Tovar

28th Apr 2010

How We in this community build Our lives, food sources, and structures begins with a thought, a conversation, a dream. Accomplishment comes from the action taken by individuals who become a part of a team.

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Steve Stelzer, Program Director for the City of Houston, Code Enforcement Green Building Resource Center,

The Green Building Resource Center’s Mission is to enable the public to experience and learn more about energy, water and material conserving design and construction, also known as “Green Building”.


Esteban Tovar, Community Activist and Innovator.
Magnolia Park
Creating community space and reinvigorating the neighborhood
Because this older Hispanic neighborhood has a long-standing history with agriculture, it is no surprise that its residents, businesses, and congregations chose a community garden as their first community-building project. Texans Together guides residents, but residents are the backbone of the community garden: growing the food, maintaining the grounds, and distributing the food to those in need. The garden also provides a space for after school activities and summer programs.

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Mark Hardigree and Dr. Floyd Atkins

31st Mar 2010

This week…join us in conversation with Mark Hardigree, lighting specialist with Superior Lighting. Being a lighting consultant for Superior Lamp allows Mark to offer high-quality lighting that supports visual wellness, lasts substantially longer than traditional options, and doesn’t create a nightmare in landfills. Our topic today…lighting and Our health. And Dr. Floyd Atkins, Center for Wellness and Healing, . Dr. Atkins recently released book, “An Ounce of Prevention” — Five Powerful Pearls That Will Preserve Your Life.” The topics in this book promote an “anti-disease” lifestyle by revealing five powerful practices we can implement to “prevent” and “reverse” illness.

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