NIU/CLA Presents: What Does Environmentally Friendly Engineering Really Mean?

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 1:00 PM–5:00 PM

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1120 E Diehl Rd
NapervilleIL 60563

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Advancing Civic Leadership.

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What Does Environmentally Friendly Engineering Really Mean?

December 3, 2019 | NIU Naperville | 1:00-5:00 p.m.Presented by Logan Gilbertsen, PE, CFM, Lead Engineer, Water Resources at HR Green, Inc.; Ravi Jayaraman, PE, ENV SP, Associate/Senior Project Manager at HR Green, Inc.; and Sean LaDieu, PE, Senior Project Manager at HR Green, Inc.

 

Description

Environmental friendly engineering is the design, and use of processes and products in a way that minimizes pollution, promotes sustainability, and protects environmental health without sacrificing economic practicality and efficiency. Attendees of this session will learn about contemporary engineering designs and practices that help to protect the environment while completing needed infrastructure improvements. The presenters will show how to incorporate environmental best practices and green infrastructure in public improvements such as storm water management, water and wastewater, highways and building design projects. Participants will learn how to incorporate “environmentally friendly” policies while delivering needed services to their customers.

 

Objectives: 

  • Gain a better appreciation of the benefits of incorporating environmentally-friendly design in infrastructure projects

  • Explore the most common local government infrastructure projects

  • Observe a demonstration of real-life applications of environmentally centric designs, the environment benefits and the steps needed to implement these policies

Civic Leadership Specialization Tracks

  • Community/Economic Development.

  • Governmental and Organizational Governance and Performance

Addresses ICMA Practice Areas: 

  • Staff Effectiveness
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Strategic Planning
  • Policy Facilitation and Implementation 
  • Community and Resident Service
  • Service Delivery
  • Financial Management and Budgeting
  • Communication and Information Sharing

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