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July 2020

Become a RainWise Contractor: Three Day Orientation, Day 3

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

July 14, 15 & 16, 2020 6-8pm FREE three-day orientation for Contractors and Landscape Professionals to learn the requirements to install cisterns and/or rain gardens on private property in specific Seattle neighborhoods through RainWise, a City of Seattle and King County rebate program. This three-day orientation is a required prerequisite for all who wish to qualify to perform RainWise installations. For more information and to register: bit.ly/RWJulyOrientation

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Big Impact with Big Roof Projects! Webinar

July 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
online
RWWebinar

In this webinar you'll learn more about the 50+ Big Roof RainWise properties, the rebate process for these larger sites, and get a chance to get any of your questions answered from our panel of experts.  Registration required: https://bit.ly/July21web

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Sustainability and RainWise Webinar

July 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
online
RWWebinar

Learn more about what you can do at home to make your yard and garden more sustainable, and how RainWise fits into that! How is sustainability built into the RainWise program? RainWise uses sustainable gardens and landscapes to protect sewer system infrastructure, which helps keep our waterways clean. In selected areas of Seattle, the City of Seattle and King County will pay up to 100 percent of the cost of installing rain gardens and cisterns on homeowners’ properties. In this…

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RainWise Contractor Orientation for Multilingual Contractors, Day 1

July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Do you work in landscaping, plumbing, residential contracting or other fields and are interested to expand your services? The RainWise program is seeking new contractors to install rain gardens and/or cisterns. Over 55,000 homes in Seattle are eligible for the rebate that pays $4/square foot of roof that is captured into a rain garden or cistern (or both!) Attend the FREE three-day virtual orientation for contractors and landscape professionals to learn the requirements to install cisterns and/or rain gardens on…

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Virtual Contractor Meetup

July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
online

Like our in-person workshops, we will have a short presentation, then introduce the contractors and have an open Q&A. For the remainder of time, we will split the contractors up into different "breakout rooms" and customers will be able to talk to them and ask questions about their business.  Registration required: bit.ly/JUL29MeetUp

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RainWise Contractor Orientation for Multilingual Contractors, Day 2

July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Do you work in landscaping, plumbing, residential contracting or other fields and are interested to expand your services? The RainWise program is seeking new contractors to install rain gardens and/or cisterns. Over 55,000 homes in Seattle are eligible for the rebate that pays $4/square foot of roof that is captured into a rain garden or cistern (or both!) Attend the FREE three-day virtual orientation for contractors and landscape professionals to learn the requirements to install cisterns and/or rain gardens on…

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RainWise Contractor Orientation for Multilingual Contractors, Day 3

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Do you work in landscaping, plumbing, residential contracting or other fields and are interested to expand your services? The RainWise program is seeking new contractors to install rain gardens and/or cisterns. Over 55,000 homes in Seattle are eligible for the rebate that pays $4/square foot of roof that is captured into a rain garden or cistern (or both!) Attend the FREE three-day virtual orientation for contractors and landscape professionals to learn the requirements to install cisterns and/or rain gardens on…

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September 2020

RainWise Contractor Academy, September 1 – November 19, 2020

September 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Apply by July 31st at 5:00 p.m.: http://bit.ly/RainWiseAcademy Program runs from September 1st to November 19th with classes held remotely by computer on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6-8pm.  SPU is offering 48-hours of free training to help you become an independent contractor for Seattle’s RainWise Program. RainWise contractors run their own businesses installing rain gardens and cisterns on private property in the City of Seattle. Selected applicants will receive 48-hours of intensive training over 12 weeks.  Class size is…

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Northwest Green Home Tour

September 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Please join us for the Northwest Green Home Tour! This year, the tour is a FREE live virtual event on September 12-13th. You’ll have the chance to visit a wide variety of new and remodeled green homes; from kitchen remodels to backyard cottages, whole-house remodels to new multi-family townhomes with features including rain gardens, reclaimed materials, solar panels, electric vehicle charging, window treatments and zero energy homes. Register today to design your unique experience and select the sites you want…

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How to Get RainWise Webinar & Contractor Meet Up!

September 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Online Webinar

In this webinar you'll learn the basics of the RainWise program, hear from a homeowner about their experience, and have a chance to ask our panelists questions. After the presentation, you’ll have the opportunity to meet 3 of our RainWise contractors in  breakout rooms to ask them specific questions about your home and potential projects. Registration required: https://bit.ly/RWSept17

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