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E-M:/ Wood & wind energy workshop in Michigan announced

Enviro-Mich message from "Jessica Simons" <jessica.simons@semircd.org>

Oakland University is hosting a "Sustainable Energy Project Development
Workshop for Public Institutions" 

Date & Time - Thursday May 22, 2008, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM 

Located at the historic Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester, MI -

Who Should Attend? 

Administrators and Facilities Managers for public institutions such as K-12
school districts, higher education institutions, and municipalities who are
looking toward sustainable energy systems with the following goals: 

* reduce your reliance on fossil fuels
* hedge against future utility rate increases
* integrate sustainable technologies into your learning environment
* install energy projects with a positive cash flow
* invest in Michigan or regional based energy resources
* reduce your institution's carbon footprint 

The workshop will discuss wood chip boiler systems and community & small
scale wind power.  These two types of projects use well proven, available
technology to provide cost savings projects that can provide your
institution with the foundation for a sustainable energy supply. 

A registration fee of $100 will reserve your seat.  The venue is small, so
seating is limited to 60 attendees. 

Practical & Applied Information 

The focus of the speakers and information will a practical, "how-to"
approach aimed at providing you and your institution with the tools needed
to study, develop, and implement your own projects.  Case studies, reliable
equipment, and how to conduct feasibility studies will be the core focus.
See the complete agenda and program announcement at

Please feel free to distribute this announcement widely.  Thanks!! 


Jim Leidel
Energy Manager
Oakland University
Facilities Management Building
Rochester, MI  48309
248.370.4990 phone
248.370.4442 fax

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