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EECBG Success Story: Texas County "Flips The Switch" On New Energy-Efficient Complex

March 7, 2011 - 5:17pm

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Fifth graders from Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District’s North Alamo Elementary celebrate the opening of the new Precinct 2 Multi-Purpose Facility and Administration Complex in Hidalgo County, Texas. The students received tours of the facility and heard presentations from vendors and other green organizations in the Rio Grande Valley on energy efficiency ideas for the home, recycling, energy production and consumption, wind and solar power and groundwater runoff.

Fifth graders from Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District’s North Alamo Elementary celebrate the opening of the new Precinct 2 Multi-Purpose Facility and Administration Complex in Hidalgo County, Texas. The students received tours of the facility and heard presentations from vendors and other green organizations in the Rio Grande Valley on energy efficiency ideas for the home, recycling, energy production and consumption, wind and solar power and groundwater runoff.

More than 350 residents and students celebrated the grand opening of the first “green” building in Hidalgo County, Texas. The switch signified the county’s achievement in improving how public buildings are designed, built and operated, as well as its ongoing efforts to promote environmental sustainability. Learn more

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