Monthly Archives: May 2012

Green Living

1130 Dragon St. Ste 140 ~ tour led by Damian Green Living is a retail store dedicated to a chemical free lifestyle.  They sell a wide variety of eco friendly products from no VOC paints to furniture made from reclaimed … Continue reading

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Ferrier Homes

Job Site ~ tour led by Don Ferrier, owner and CEO of Ferrier Custom Homes We met Don Ferrier onsite at one of his new homes he is building for a tour.  Currently all that is visible is what will … Continue reading

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Fairmont Hotel

1717 North Akard St Dallas TX ~ tour led by Jason James We were greeted by Jason James, chief engineer for the Fairmont hotel in Dallas.  He escorted us through the building and talked to us about some of the … Continue reading

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Trinity River Audubon Center

6500 Great Trinity Forest Way Dallas,TX ~ Tour led by Sahar   Our first site tour today was at what used to be an illegal dumpsite in the city of Dallas.  This is a fine example of a what can … Continue reading

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Jane Ahrens

Our guest speaker today was Architect and Sustainability expert Jane Ahrens. Jane received her degree in Architecture from UTA and was later tapped to come back to the school and teach sustainability. She explains that as her profession moves forward … Continue reading

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Tarrant Regional Water District

808 East Northside Dr. Ft. Worth TX tour led by Laura Blalock and Sangita Rama The Tarrant Regional Water District building was the first Gold Star LEED certified building in North Texas. Among it’s features are a 1157 solar panel … Continue reading

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Omni Hotel Ft. Worth

1300 Houston St. Ft. Worth TX  -tour led by Mike Davis The Omni hotel in Ft. Worth Texas is a beautiful 614 room hotel.  They also have 84 condos available for purchase.    The building can use anywhere between $115,000 to … Continue reading

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