This Saturday, Burgess, Local Leaders, and Industry Experts to Discuss Energy Efficiency and Conservation
Energy Efficiency & Conservation Summit & Fair
Saturday, July 9, 2011
8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
University of North Texas • Discovery Park
3940 North Elm • Denton, TX 76207
(approximately 5 miles north of UNT’s main campus on the southeast corner of Loop 288 and North Elm St.)“We must all do our part to become more energy efficient and strive for an energy independent America.”
Washington, D.C. – This Saturday, July 9, Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX-26) will host a summit on energy efficiency and conservation at the University of North Texas’ Discovery Park. Local and state officials, as well as industry experts and businesses, will attend and speak at the summit and will highlight steps North Texans can take to become more energy efficient while saving on their energy costs.
The summit will feature two panels, the first panel focusing on ways to save energy in design and construction of buildings and houses, and the second panel will discuss energy efficiency and conservation for mobility. Former CIA Director R. James Woolsey Jr. will address “Energy Policy and U.S. Security.” The summit will also feature a fair with booths providing energy-related information and resources.
“We must all do our part to become more energy efficient and strive for an energy independent America,” Dr. Burgess said. “I invite you to join me as I bring together experts to discuss our country’s energy agenda, including the future of energy in America, ways Texas has lead the nation in many types of renewable energies, and how recent federal policies will impact Texas.”
For constituents unable to attend the summit in person, it is scheduled for live broadcast on Dr. Burgess’ website, http://burgess.house.gov/EnergySummit. Constituents wanting more information regarding the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Summit and Fair can visit http://burgess.house.gov/EnergySummit,
Hosted By: Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX-26)
Keynote Speaker: R. James Woolsey Jr., former Director of Central Intelligence Agency