Southfield, Michigan – As part of the Troy Chamber of Commerce’s Earth Day celebration, Lawrence Technological University students will give free public tours of the ALOeTERRA solar house in Troy. The tours, which are limited to 10 people at a time, will run every half hour from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Friday, April 23.The ALOeTERRA house is located on the west side of the Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois.
Reservations for tours are highly recommended. To reserve your space for the solar house tours, email email@example.com and indicate the preferred time slot and the number of people in your group.
ALOeTERRA is a living laboratory that demonstrates how green products can be used in construction. It was designed and constructed by Lawrence Tech students for the Solar Decathalon competition in Washington, D.C., in 2007.
The tours will begin immediately following the “Go Green, $ave Green” event that will take place from 7:30-9:30 a.m. Friday, April 23, in Room 304 of the Troy Community Center. Cost per person is $15 for Chamber members and $20 for non-members. The event is an opportunity to learn about the Troy Green Business Initiative and how local businesses can save money and promote their goods and services by “going green.”
Speakers for the “Go Green, $ave Green!” event will include John Bergmann from IPG, Jeff McKeen from SOCRRA, Lindsay Roderick from Navigating Business Space, Ken Fleszar from Carbon Credit Environmental Services, and Ted Wilson from CORE Partners.
To register for the “Go Green, $ave Green!” event, go to www.troychamber.com/calendarnewsletter/.
Lawrence Technological University, ltu.edu, offers more than 100 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management. Founded in 1932, the 4,500-student, private university pioneered evening classes and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus is in Southfield, and programs are also offered in Detroit, Lansing, Petoskey and Traverse City. Lawrence Tech also offers programs with partner universities in Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Source: Automation Alley