The ForeFront Mission

ForeFront CSL is dedicated to helping communities and individuals work, play, and live in a more sustainable way, by sharing new technologies and initiatives, and developing innovative ways to reduce, reuse and recycle the materials we use on a daily basis; championing renewable energy resources, waste management and local production as methods for living in a more sustainable manner.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Beyond Green Buildings; Practical Tools for Sustainable Living

What practical changes can I make to my residential living environment to reflect my commitment to being more sustainable?

To answer this, and other questions about the tools and techniques for living greener, ForeFront Creative Solutions Laboratory is proud to present the inaugural event of our Sustainability and New Technologies Seminar Series.
Practical Tools for Sustainable Living will focus on:
  • Strategies for implementing successful residential additions and remodeling projects that incorporate the latest innovations in green building technology;
  • Cohousing as a means for reducing environmental impact, sharing neighborhood resources and addressing the special needs of seniors.
We will be focusing special attention on practical issues related to real estate value and processes for realizing property owners’ sustainability goals. The seminar will feature presentations by three experts in related fields:
  • Rudolph Widmann, AIA, of Rudolph Widmann Architects; Expert in sustainable residential architecture and a Certified Green Building Professional with an MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School.
  • Raines Cohen; Cohousing expert and Community Organizer at Planning for Sustainable Communities
  • Ericka Jennings; Realtor and EcoBroker at Green Key Real Estate, for healthy homes, greener living and smart investment
  • (moderator) Greg Delaune; Urban & regional planner, founder/director of ForeFront CSL

The presentation will be  followed by a round table discussion based on questions from the participants, as well as time for informal networking and discussion among the participants.
The seminar registration fee includes a full lunch: A build-your-own sandwich buffet with a choice of a side salads and non-alcoholic beverages. Please contact us with any comments or questions (at