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The new GO infographic has been released

The 2013 Annual Report is here!

Success of Green Streets energy savings program

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In September 2013 we launched a 3 month energy saving program called Green Streets. The program offered free residential workshops on energy saving behaviors and techniques.

 

Our workshops were based on Clean Energy Durham’s Pete Street model. Residents learned (1) how household energy is typically used and wasted, (2) no-cost and low-cost ways to reduce home energy bills, and (3) easy do-it-yourself energy saving projects.

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Reid Center construction on track for completion in Summer of 2014

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Construction on the center is moving along on schedule with nearly all of the new mechanical systems roughed in. Outside new curbs and sidewalks are being installed around the building along with two separate rainwater retention cisterns and rain gardens all designed to reuse and reduce rainwater runoff. On the inside of the center the new elevator shaft is taking  shape near the north entrance. 

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Training program kicks into high gear

 

ASU Field Trip

Trainees tour ASU’s renewable energy and sustainable design projects as part of GO’s re-vamped training program. Some of the most notable stops were the  solar decathlon workshop for the Europe 2014 contest, the grand 100-kilowatt, community-scale wind turbine, and last but not least ASU’s solar panel station. The purpose of the tour was to raise awareness about renewable energy initiatives happening in our backyard and expose the trainees to alternative education paths.

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