GreenTown Los Altos

Greywater Seminar for Homeowners and Design Pros


Jun 2014


GREYWATER SEMINAR for homeowners and design professionals
June 4, 7-9pm, Los Altos Library, 13 S San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022

Save water, money and get a rebate by reusing water at your home. Learn about simple laundry to landscape greywater systems as well as more complex systems. Three greywater professionals will share their experience and knowledge on every aspect from the plumbing modifications to plant selection and irrigation decisions. Sign up for hands-on workshops at end of the seminar. As a special bonus, Paul Kephart from Rana Creek, designer of Academy of Sciences green roof will present innovative and beautiful greywater options for residential and commercial installations.

Deva Luna, EarthCare Landscaping
Forrest Linebarger, VOX Design Group
Paul Kephart, Rana Creek

Sponsored by GreenTown Los Altos, Los Altos Hills Water Conservation Committee, Acterra, Santa Clara Valley Water District, Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency, Purissima Hills Water District, CalWater
Questions? Contact Kit Gordon

Speaker Bios:
Deva Luna, Manager, Horticulturalist and Principal Designer, EarthCare Landscaping. Deva Luna has a degree in ‘Plants and Art’ from U.C. Davis, as well as continuing studies in Permaculture, Landscape Design, and Edible Gardening. She is also a Master Gardener, lecturer, credentialed teacher, certified greywater installer and Bay Friendly Landscape Designer.

Forrest Linebarger, CEO, VOX Design Group: A graduate of UC Berkeley, Forrest has spent decades committed to sustainable design and building.  He has created environmentally sensitive designs that are cost competitive with conventional construction.  He is nationally known for his design of zero energy homes, use of green roofs, and innovating means of creating healthly indoor air environments.

Paul Kephart, President, Rana Creek. Paul is one of the country’s foremost ecological authorities on green roofs, living walls, and watershed management systems. A trained biologist, he has a profound understanding of natural processes and sustainability, and how they impact developed landscapes. With almost thirty years of master planning, architectural design, landscape design, and project management, Paul uses art, ecology and science to reclaim natural resources  Paul is the creator of the Green Roof for the California Academy of Sciences and numerous other world-class projects.

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