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Thursday, May 19, 2011
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

NEO Green Building Site Tour--Elephant Crossing

In partnership with the Cleveland Engineering Society, our Chapter is pleased to offer this site tour of the notable 5-acre, $25M African Elephant Crossing building project that is many years in the making. This is the zoo's largest capital project since the completion of the Rainforest in 1992.Cleveland Metroparks is on schedule to open the exhibit this spring. And shortly after it's opening, we have the chance to hear from the zoo's Executive Director, Steve Taylor, and members of the project team from Osborn Engineering, RFC Contracting and Doty & Miller Architects about their experience on the first major outdoor animal exhibit pursuing LEED certification. The projects boasts significant achievements in managing construction waste, use of recycled content, and water usage. And we'll see how the inhabitants of the African Crossing exhibit are enjoying their new residence. Cost: $10 for CES and NEO Chapter members / $15 for all others Free parking. Light refreshments served. Advance registration required on the Events page at www.neogreenbuilding.org.In partnership with the Cleveland Engineering Society, our Chapter is pleased to offer this site tour of the notable 5-acre, $25M African Elephant Crossing building project that is many years in the making. This is the zoo's largest capital project since the completion of the Rainforest in 1992.Cleveland Metroparks is on schedule to open the exhibit this spring. And shortly after it's opening, we have the chance to hear from the zoo's Executive Director, Steve Taylor, and members of the project team from Osborn Engineering, RFC Contracting and Doty & Miller Architects about their experience on the first major outdoor animal exhibit pursuing LEED certification. The projects boasts significant achievements in managing construction waste, use of recycled content, and water usage. And we'll see how the inhabitants of the African Crossing exhibit are enjoying their new residence. Cost: $10 for CES and NEO Chapter members / $15 for all others Free parking. Light refreshments served. Advance registration required on the Events page at www.neogreenbuilding.org.

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