Build Your Core 3.0
Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability
The 428 Wellworth Building renovation in St. Paul is on track to be THE FIRST core and shell building in Minnesota to achieve both WELL and LEED certifications!
Please join our panel of 428 Renovation Experts to learn more!
Jennifer Kruse is the Sustainability Coordinator at McGough Construction Co., LLC. She has 18 years’ experience in the construction industry implementing sustainability initiatives. Jen is a graduate from the U of MN with a degree in Sustainable Construction Management, and a minor in Sustainability Studies. She is accredited in LEED BD+C, WELL, a certified FEMA Inspector, member of the Community Environmental Advisory Commission for the City of Minneapolis, and VP of International Society of Sustainability Professionals MN Chapter.
Simon May is a passionate biophilic design advocate dedicated to creating awareness of biophilic design by the creative use of Interior landscaping. Working for McCaren Designs in the Twin Cities as its principle designer, he has a wealth of experience designing and installing interior landscapes and Green walls in both the UK and North America. Simon is also a board member of Green Plants for Green Buildings. Their purpose is to communicate the aesthetic, well-being, and economic benefits of nature in the built environment. As a GPGB Registered Trainer he provides continuing education classes for architects, building owners, green building and design professionals.
Jenae Batt is the Marketing and Communications Manager for Ever-Green Energy, the company that operates and manages District Energy St. Paul. She leads a variety of communications projects targeted to audiences on a wide spectrum of technical acuity from the general public to industry experts. Jenae works across utility operations to help formulate marketing objectives and activities designed to provide exceptional customer care, communicate the value of services, and support system growth.
Michael Nelson, HDR, has 20 years of experience bringing projects to successful completion, creating document sets and managing project delivery. He has worked on a broad range of building types, including the recently completed 428 Building. He has led design teams and created construction documents for an independent charter school in Minneapolis, Minnesota; a multi-part health care renovation project for the Veterans Administration in Marion, Indiana; and the renovation of the headquarters of a local sheet metal company.
EVERYONE IS WELCOME! Please PREREGISTER!
Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018
Time: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
11:30 am- Check in & lunch
12:00 pm to 2PM project presentation with tour
428 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
Cost: $ 50 members and guests, $15 Students. Box lunch provided
Registration: click here to register
ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED DEADLINE:
Tuesday November 27, 2018
The closest ramp is Securian 401 Ramp which is located right across the street from the 428. The entrance is accessed from Minnesota Street. Take the elevator to skyway level, turn left out of the ramp elevator lobby, use the skyway to cross 7th Place (entering Golden Rule) and take the open staircase down to street level. There is an entrance to 428 from Golden Rule.
The Robert Street Municipal Ramp is skyway connected to the Golden Rule. After crossing 7th Street via the skyway, take the open staircase down to street level. There is an entrance to 428 from Golden Rule.
The Securian 400 Ramp entrance is accessed from Jackson Street. Take the elevator to skyway level and take a right out of the elevator lobby, heading toward the 401 Building. Cross Robert Street skyway bridge (entering 401) and take right at Subway to head toward the Golden Rule. Use the skyway to cross 7th Place (entering Golden Rule) and take the open staircase down to street level. There is an entrance to 428 from Golden Rule.