Program teaches businesses energy efficiency

The U.S. Green Building Council, Lowcountry Branch is pleased to offer the free educational program, “Energy Efficiency Pays!” to the public. “Energy Efficiency Pays!” is a two-part series where businesses and homeowners can learn how energy efficiency can help them earn rebates and incentives offered by several agencies. Presenters include the State Energy Office, Palmetto Power and South Carolina Energy and Gas (SCE&G). The speakers will present information on their programs and explain how businesses and homeowners can apply for the programs.
The first program is designed specifically for businesses. In this program, businesses can learn about incentives and rebates designed specifically for commercial and industrial properties. “Energy Efficiency Pays for Businesses” will be held at the  Technical College of the Lowcountry at 921 Ribaut Rd, Beaufort. The event will be held in the auditorium (Building 12) on September 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. Seats are limited and can be reserved at http://tinyurl.com/beaufortgreenbiz.
The U.S. Green Building Council is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. With a community comprising 78 local affiliates, more than 20,000 member companies and organizations, and more than 140,000 LEED Credentialed Professionals, USGBC is the driving force of an industry that is projected to soar to $60 billion by 2010.  The local Lowcountry Branch runs a monthly educational series which showcases the merits of sustainable and energy efficient buildings in the local area. You can contact the Lowcountry Branch at lowcountryusgbc@gmail.com for additional information.

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