Theresa Lehman to present at National Green Schools Conference

Posted on Feb 18, 2013 by Sustainability

Neenah, Wis. – Miron Construction’s director of sustainable services, Theresa Lehman, LEED Fellow and USGBC Faculty, will be presenting at the upcoming National Green Schools Conference. Lehman will be co-presenting “Using LEED to Turn Healthy, High Performance Schools into Teaching Tools,” which will focus on sharing first-hand experiences of constructing, operating and teaching in LEED certified schools.

Lehman will also present information on the LEED for Schools green building rating system and will share the success story of the expansion and renovation of the Lake Mills Middle School; the first public K-12 school in the world to achieve LEED Platinum certification.

“Lake Mills School District is supported by a school board, administrators, faculty and a community that is very in-tune with the triple bottom line benefits associated with sustainability,” Lehman said. “The Lake Mills Middle School is a high-performance and healthy school utilized as a living teaching tool. Their story is certainly one to inspire all school districts interested in greening their learning environments.”

Attendees of Lehman’s presentation will also discover how better learning environments can be the foundation of a comprehensive green school, how to get started, how to make the investment in green and what to expect as measurable results of healthy high-performance environments.

Lehman’s co-presenters include: Anisa Baldwin Metzger, Center for Green Schools at USGBC, Steve Davis, VMDO Architects, P.C., Lisa Laney, OFCC and Victoria Rydberg, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. The presentation will be held on Sunday, Feb. 24 from 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in Palm Springs, Fla.

Miron Construction Co., Inc., named 2012 Contractor of the Year by ENR Midwest, is a forward-thinking, fast-growing private company completing work throughout the nation. Miron is currently listed 115th among all general contractors in the United States and among the top 10 construction companies serving the Midwest by Engineering News Record (based on revenue figures for 2011). Miron provides innovative pre-construction, construction management, design-build and general construction services and is headquartered in Neenah, Wis., with regional offices in Madison, Wausau and Milwaukee, Wis., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Negaunee, Mich., and Virginia, Minn. Miron is also the Official Provider of Construction Services for the Green Bay Packers and Lambeau Field.

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