USGBC VA 2020 Virginia Legislative Recap (VIRTUAL)
Join USGBC’s Senior Policy Council, Liz Beardsley, and the Executive Director of the Virginia Energy Efficiency Council, Chelsea Harnish, for a policy re-cap from the 2020 session. Learn what changes you can expect to see going forward, and where your support is still needed to advocate for continued improvement. This education session is co-presented with Resilient Virginia as part of their Resiliency Academy series.
- Summarize legislation from the 2020 Virginia state session that relates to the areas of green building, energy efficiency, resiliency, and sustainability.
- Explore USGBC and VAEEC’s role in working with legislators and sustainability stakeholder
- Identify ways the updates in policy affect Virginian’s ability to pursue LEED and other green building certifications
- Discuss opportunities to continue advocating for improvements in green building, energy, and resiliency policies at the state and local levels