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Options and Incentives to Improve Energy Efficiency in Schools

May 9, 2013
3:30 pmto5:30 pm

This workshop focuses on how school districts can improve energy efficiency in existing, renovated, and new K-12 schools; reduce energy costs, and create a range of environmental, economic and educational benefits.

Topics include: the benefits of energy efficiency in K-12 schools; approaches to improving energy efficiency in new and existing schools; implementation strategies for effective programs; investment and financing opportunities, including NJ BPU programs that provide financial and technical assistance; case studies of school districts that have successfully improved energy efficiency.

Presenters Include:

  • Randall Solomon, Co-Director, Sustainable Jersey
  • Michael Thulen, NJ Board of Public Utilities, Division of Economic Development and Energy Policy
  • John Samuel, Energy Specialist, Kingsway Regional School District
  • Stephanie Voorhees, Business Administrator, Flemington – Raritan Regional School Distric

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Together North Jersey Workshop Essex/Newark

May 9, 2013
6:00 pmto9:00 pm

The workshop is part of a series being held throughout the region by Together North Jersey, a consortium of local, state, and regional partners working together on a Regional Plan for Sustainable Development. These workshops are an opportunity for the public to share ideas about planning for the future to build stronger communities and local and regional economies. The NJTPA also will be on hand to discuss Plan 2040, its update to the long-range transportation plan for the region.

Together North Jersey is a collaborative planning initiative currently underway in the 13-county North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority region of New Jersey. Through open forums, Together North Jersey and its members will create a comprehensive and balanced plan that invests in the region’s existing communities where housing, jobs, educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities are made more easily accessible.

Where: NJIT in the Campus Center Atrium – University Heights
150 Bleeker Street, New Jersey Institute of Technology,Newark,NJ 07103

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