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Lunch and Learn - Floyd Eco-Buildings Tour

  • December 11, 2018
  • 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Hotel Floyd, 300 Rick Lewis Way, Floyd, VA 24091

Registration

  • For attendees who are not a current member of VRA.
  • Current VRA members

   

POSTPONED DUE TO ANTICIPATED WINTER STORM 

 Join us for tours of three Green Building properties to learn about their environmental practices that go way beyond recycling!   We’ll start with lunch at the Hotel Floyd then drive to the other tour sites (we can coordinate ride sharing from the hotel).    

Hotel Floyd is a 40-room boutique hotel built in 2007 and expanded in 2014 using the latest green technologies and sustainable building materials and furnishings.  Hotel Floyd is a designated “Virginia Green Lodging” establishment.   Learn about their various green features, from state-of-the-art heating & cooling, to eco-friendly paints and fabrics, with each aspect reflecting the hotel’s commitment to thoughtful choices for a sustainable future.

300 Rick Lewis Way Floyd, VA  24091       Phone:  1.540.745.6080

Wall Residences provides residential support to individuals ages five to 90 and over with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  They have facilities in ten locations in Virginia.  They’re Floyd offices are LEED Gold certified by the United States Green Building Council  and we’ll get to see the many features of this unique building that contribute to this designation. 

718 Franklin Pike, Floyd, VA 24091

EcoVillage is an intentional community focused on bringing together people who want to live and work in an environment that encourages sustainability, personal growth and lifelong learning is coming to the New River Valley. The 75-acre property includes residential homes, a Community Events Center, a group-oriented campground, a lodge, and a sustainable farm and farm store. 

188 EcoVillage Trail  ~  Floyd, Va  24091

Cost:  $25 VRA members, $40 non-members

Agenda:

11:00     Hotel Floyd – lunch, networking and speaker

12:15     Depart for Walls Residences Administrative Offices

12:30     Tour of Wall Residences Administrative Offices and Eco Village guided by Maggie Hessinger, Event Manager

1:45        Tour Hotel Floyd

2:30        Depart

Want to spend the night to attend the Southwest Virginia Solid Waste Management Association meeting?  Hotel Floyd is offering hotel rooms on Monday and Tuesday nights.   Mention VRA for a 10% rate discount.  Click here or call 540.745.6080 to reserve a hotel room .

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Floyd, Virginia

 

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