News July-Sept. 2015

September 2015 Congratulations to Brendan McGrath on becoming a Certified Commissioning Professional! Aaron Dahlstrom has started training to become Passive Haus Certified. In Posse will be helping to plan trees at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education Center for our fall service project.  These trees will be part of the new Jubilee Grove planted in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Schuylkill Center! August 2015 Josh Butz and Brendan McGrath will be teaching Sustainable Systems at Philadelphia University in the Masters of Science in Sustainable Design program. Shannon Kaplan will be teaching in the Design Studio at Philadelphia University in the Masters of Science in Sustainable Design program. She will also be running a collaboration workshop for all incoming graduate level students to Philadelphia University’s College of Architecture and the Built Environment. July 2015 In Posse is part of the winning team for the new Cleveland Park Library in Washington DC!  The new building will be pursing net zero energy.  In Posse will be working with the design build team, including Gilbane and Perkin Eastman.  In Posse is the net zero energy consultant on this project. In Posse is happy to report our Earth Day garden success!  Our windows are home to several pepper and tomato plants.  We have also grown some mint and basil.  To date we have harvested more than 10 tomatoes and 20 peppers!

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