For the second year, SRP will be hosting the DesertWise Water Conservation Expo featuring a 50% discount on a Smart Irrigation Controller (final price $143.00). This discounted price is limited to the first 500 SRP water shareholders and/or power customers who successfully complete a required 30-minute installation workshop.
The first expo will be at SRP’s PERA Club facility at 1 E. Continental Dr. Tempe, AZ 85281, from 8:00 a.m. – noon on Saturday, March 07, 2009. The second expo is at the Glendale Public Library/Xeriscape Garden at 5959 W. Brown St. Glendale, AZ 85302 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2009. The expo will feature:
- Landscape experts on site to answer your questions
- 30-minute workshops on installation and programming of “smart” controllers
- Booths featuring energy efficiency and environmental programs offered by SRP.
- Water conservation companies demonstrating and selling the latest water-saving devices.
The first 200 people who register for and attend a workshop (100 each for Tempe and Glendale) will receive a free water-saving showerhead ( a $40 retail value). Register for the class online at http://www.srpnet.com/water/discount.aspx or call SRP at (602) 236-3333.
The March 28th expo will be in combination with Glendale’s Green Festival. This family-oriented event is a great opportunity for everyone to learn about water conservation, energy efficiency, Travel Green options and other green practices to help our environment! Free low-water-use plants for the first 100 people.
This free event features:
- Water conservation displays
- Green workshops
- Landscape classes
- Green exhibitors
- Radio Disney
Join in the fun! For more information and schedule of events call 623-930-3596 or go online at http://www.glendale az.com/waterconservation.
Southwest Build it Green Expo & Conference
The Southwest Build-It-Green Expo & Conference is Arizona’s largest green conference with over 500 anticipated exhibitors. The Build-It-Green Expo showcases sustainable products and services impacting every area of life. The conference is located at the Phoenix Convention Center, March 13 and March 14 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. On March 13th the expo is for businesses and March 14th for residential customers.
More than 2 million potential attendees will be targeted through local TV and cable stations, direct mail, radio, press releases and advertising in other local media, including movie theaters, The Arizona Republic and The Tribune. Outdoor campaigns will feature transit shelters and billboards throughout Maricopa County.
The Southwest Build-It-Green Expo & Conference is targeted to both the commercial and residential building industries.
Topics covered in the Southwest Build-It-Green Expo & Conference will include:
- Green Awareness
- Solar Power
- Water Efficiency
- LEED Certification
- Green Return on Investment
- Existing Building Retrofitting
- Commercial Sustainable Product Use
The conference will showcase keynote speakers and educational seminars to help increase individual’s “green awareness”. To register and for more information go to www.builditgreenexpo.com or call 602-277-6045.
SRP Presents Earth Day at the Phoenix Zoo
Sunday, April 19, 2009 at 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The event will feature:
- Eco-Friendly entertainment
- Learn environmentally responsible behaviors
- Terrestrial tips to think about
- Measure your eco-footprint
- Join the Phoenix Zoo Planet Patrol
- Radio Disney
Free with regular zoo admission. For more details call 602.273.1341 or go to http://www.phoenixzoo.org/.