Monday, July 19, 2010

July Education Forum Set

This month's Education Forum takes an inside look at the “Energize Phoenix” project, which will provide energy-efficient improvements to neighborhoods including multifamily units, commercial and industrial buildings and single-family homes along a 10-mile stretch of Phoenix's light rail corridor to be known as the "Green Rail Corridor." It is expected to create up to 5,300 jobs from now through 2013, and up to 8,000 total over the next six years.

The Education Forum is held at Rio Salado College, 2323 W. 14th St., Tempe and starts at 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

Topics Covered
• Evolution of the project
• Distribution of the $25 million grant fund from DOE
• Benefits for business owners and residents
• Job opportunities and community outreach

Matt Fraser
Director, Research Development, Global Institute of Sustainability
Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
Arizona State University

Dimitrios Laloudakis
Manager, Public Works, Energy/Facilities Department
City of Phoenix

$10 for Phoenix Green Chamber of Commerce members; $20 for non-members

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