Providing education on sustainable building to youth, communities and affiliated building and planning organizations by demonstrating applied building techniques and illustrating the benefits of conservation, efficiency and emerging technology in the rapidly changing field of sustainable building science.
The California Central Coast Chapter (C4), in collaboration with it's many talented, hard working affiliates, associates and volunteers, is proud to present BuildSMART (Sustainable Materials and Resources Trailer). The trailer is a mobile learning resource that demonstrates sustainable living/working environments, illustrating superior green building methods.
BuildSMART is outfitted with a variety of durable material displays, installations and energy efficient systems. Examples of exhibited materials and systems include but are not limited to: sustainable flooring, recycled countertops, non-toxic insulation, and anti-microbial wallboards as well as solar PV, tankless water heating and a variety of highly efficient energy and water conservation methods.
Since the Earth Day, 2010 roll-out of the C4 mobile resource center, an estimated 27,800 people have viewed BuildSMART. Currently scheduled appearances are anticipated to reach another 12,800 for a total of 40,000+ visitors within its first year of operation!