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Energy Upgrade California Community Forum

 

What:
Santa Clara County Office of Sustainability, in collaboration with Ecology Action and San Mateo County, is hosting the Energy Upgrade California Community Forum. Community members and homeowners, local government representatives and policy makers, contractors and building performance professionals, and realtors and financers are encouraged to attend.

This informative and interactive workshop will include speakers from different sectors of the energy efficiency field. The morning discussion includes global climate change issues and local solutions and the afternoon panels address the issues important to contractors and homeowners and other stakeholders.

Who:
Keynote speaker - Dian Grueneich,
Partner, Morrison Foerster
Energy Upgrade California
County of Santa Clara Office of Sustainability
Michael Killen,
Artist

Where:
County Government Center, 1st Floor, Isaac Newton Senter
70 W. Hedding St., San Jose

When:
Friday, July 29, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Why:
Energy Upgrade California is a one-stop-shop for home improvement projects that lower energy use, conserve water and natural resources, and make homes healthier and more comfortable. The purpose of the Community Forum is to help residents understand why energy efficiency programs such as Energy Upgrade California are essential to the sustainability of our communities and how Energy Upgrade California helps to reduce energy use, save money and create jobs. For more information, go to http://energyupgradeca.org/en/.

Visuals:
World’s largest mural on sustainability by artist Michael Killen

Media Contact: Sharlene Carlson, Office of Sustainability, (408)299-5156
Posted: July 28, 2011