What We Do
|Training + Consulting
PoSI has developed a suite of tools, resources and services to help cities successfully launch EcoDistricts. We are creating a national learning network, informed by our Portland region pilots, our professional partners and the EcoDistricts Summit, the premier annual conference dedicated to neighborhood-scale sustainability innovation.
An overview of our consulting and training opportunities is below. We are happy to work with you to tailor our consulting and training offerings to your city.
EcoDistrict Strategy: Create a customized green neighborhood strategy. Let us help you identify pilot sites, align partners and develop an implementation framework.
District Assessment: Apply the EcoDistrict Assessment Method to understand current neighborhood performance, set future performance targets and identify the five to ten highest impact projects.
Green + Integrated Infrastructure: Let us help you customize a strategy to develop green and integrated infrastructure across the areas of energy, water and waste management.
Green Economic Development: Work with us to conceive and launch a regional green economic development strategy. Key strategy components could include cluster, branding and commercialization activities.
EcoDistricts for Practicioners: This engaging workshop will introduce participants to EcoDistricts, a four-step "process management framework" to guide neighborhood sustainability projects. Public policymakers, urban designers, developers, and community-based organizations will be equipped with practical governance, engagement, assessment, and project development tools.District Utilities: From district energy to water to waste management, new utilities are optimizing performance, lowering costs and increasing adaptable infrastructure solutions at the district scale. Learn about the value proposition of district utilities, how to conduct a district utility feasibility assessment and how to develop a district utility from some of the top specialists in North America. Elements of system performance, finance, risk and ownership as well as innovative delivery models will be discussed.
PoSI serves both public and private sector clients including city utilities, planning and development agencies, real estate and infrastructure developers, property and portfolio management firms, design and engineering firms, clean tech product and service companies, campus facility managers, higher education faculty and students, business improvement districts, and others in the field of sustainable development.
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