Special presentation by Eileen Horn, Sustainability Coordinator from Lawrence, Kansas.
Eileen Horn, Sustainability Director for Lawrence, Kansas and Davis County provided details of the Kansas "Take Charge Challenge," a statewide energy-reduction competition involving several communities. This presentation was also provided as a public lecture to the Ames community.
Sustainability Coordinators from the Iowa communities of Fairfield, Iowa City, and Dubuque shared information and resources related to their communities' efforts in the area of sustainability with specific focus on electrical consumption reduction.
o Iowa City
Don Kom with Ames Electric Services provided an overview of electric consumption, utility infrastructure, and resources currently in place to assist the Ames community in reducing electrical consumption.
o Energy Services Overview
Jim Clark with Sustainable Living Solutions and Emily Rice with The Energy Group discussed energy audits that are available as a resource to Ames residents and business - how to request an audit, the audit process, and the resources available to assist in implementation of energy conservations measures.
o Ames Sustainability Task Force - Jim Clark
o The Energy Group - Emily Rice