TROY, Mich. -The NEWS, together with several sister publications, is co-sponsoring the Virtual Green Expo: Focus on Green Schools, scheduled for Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT. The free online expo will provide contractors with the ability to interact, one-on-one, with others who work on green schools. Attendees can participate in a variety of educational events, such as webinars, and visit the online trade show.

Virtual Green Expo speakers include well-known heating expert Dan Holohan who will address “Old-School Ways to Green Old Schools.” Other webinar topics include:

• Building a LEED K-12 School;

• How School Districts Can Build New Green Schools Even When Public Funds Are Scarce; and

• Critical Issues Facing the Greening of America’s Schools.

Certain webinar courses are eligible for American Institute of Architects and/or United States Green Building Council CE hours.

For the full agenda and to register, go

Publication date:07/18/2011