USGBC Nevada is presenting a session on “Daylighting & Fenestration Strategies” from 7-9 a.m. at 6795 Edmond St., detailing how high-performance buildings must be designed to dynamically respond to daylighting to both achieve optimum energy efficiency and provide a comfortable environment for its occupants. Two experts in the field will be speaking — Tom Herron, director of communications and marketing for the National Fenestration Rating Council and vice chairman for the Sustainable Buildings Industry Council, and Lance Kling, business development representative at SAGE Electrochromics Inc., where he has more than 20 years of experience in the architectural, commercial and residential building materials industries. He is a USGBC Nevada board member. $20, members; $35, nonmembers. Register online at usgbcnv.org/event-1994187/Registration.
Henderson Chamber of Commerce will present “Henderson, Looking Forward,” from 7-9 a.m. at Sunset Station, Sunset Room, 1301 W. Sunset Road. The event is presented by Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen, who will discuss the business-friendly environment of the city, new businesses coming to town and new changes at City Hall. $25, members; $45, nonmembers. To register online, visit tinyurl.com/q2nak4c. For more information, contact Donna Israelson, Henderson Chamber of Commerce, 702-565-8951 or email email@example.com.
Southern Nevada Human Resources Association presents a discussion of potential featuring Rebecca Weaver, from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at United Way of Southern Nevada, 5830 W. Flamingo Road. Weaver is a 15-year veteran of business, specializing in human resources, leading and shaping both large and small organizations, including multiple roles with Target Corp. and Home Depot. She’ll explore how to find the place of greatest potential, the problems with subjectivity of assessments, and how we should view potential. $25, regular; $15, student. For more information, visit snv.shrm.org/
Bob Maheu first Wednesday lunch group will hear from Norm Clarke, columnist for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Las Vegas Country Club, Rotunda Room, 3000 Joe W. Brown Drive. Clarke writes the “Vegas Confidential” column and has written two books on celebrities and their experiences in Las Vegas. Clarke will share his insights on the history of the entertainment industry in Las Vegas, celebrity gossip of those visiting the Strip, and what to expect in the future for Las Vegas. $30, event fee. To register online, visit tinyurl.com/qgoxu3u. For more information, contact Joe Brown, Fennemore Craig P.C., 702-692-8000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Air & Waste Management Association Nevada Section will host Jennifer Robison and Henry Brean, real estate and environmental reporters for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, at its monthly luncheon meeting at Cili Restaurant, Bali Hai Golf Club, 5160 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Check-in begins at 11:15 a.m., with lunch at 11:45. $25, members; $30, nonmembers. To RSVP, contact Sarah Hoffman, vice chairman, senior environmental geologist, McGinley & Associates Inc., 702-373-0362 or email email@example.com.
SIOR Southern Nevada Chapter will present “The Lifestyle Benefits of the Cadence Community,” from noon-1:15 p.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy, Fashion Show Mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The Landwell Co.’s new 2,200-acre master-planned community in Henderson offers open neighborhoods with limited walls and gates, and an urban core with office and retail components. No charge for active members; $40, candidate members; $50, nonmembers. For more information, contact Katrina Bruce, 702-798-5156 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNLV presents “Business By the Book Workshop: Grow Your Business,” from 6â8 p.m. at Lied Library, Amargosa Room. Learn how to effectively reach your customers by using research tools to identify them and find information that can be immediately applied to better promote your business. The event is free and open to the public. To attend, RSVP online or call 702-895-2277. Contact Angela Ayers, UNLV University Libraries, 702-895-2277 for more information, or email email@example.com. For information online, visit unlv.edu/
Southern Nevada Home Builders Association’s builder breakfast, from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at The Orleans, Conference Center, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., will hear from Steve Cervino of Beazer Homes, Joe Whatley of Liberty Homes and Nathan White of Summit Homes, who will discuss their careers, companies and upcoming projects. $25, members. SNHBA events are for association members; nonmembers may attend one event. To purchase online, visit tinyurl.com/pfme9mm. For more information, contact Monica Caruso, firstname.lastname@example.org.
BYU Management Society’s monthly luncheon will be Aug. 14, from 11:30 a.m-1 p.m. at Brady Industries, 7055 Lindell Road, featuring Dave Rice, UNLV head basketball coach. Rice and his wife established the Dave Rice Foundation in the spring of 2012, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the education and support of health initiatives including developmental disorders such as autism, and other charitable causes. Since its inception, it has awarded over $500,000 in grants to various autism-related organizations in Southern Nevada. Event cost is $15-$30. To register online, visit tinyurl.com/q388rj6. For more information, contact Douglas Winters, 702-878-9788, email@example.com.