Feb 2: Gp Solar! workshop

You are invited to attend this Solar Workshop on February 2 to find out how easy and affordable solar energy has become. Moving to cleaner energy and becoming more energy efficient is an important solution to addressing climate change. Find out how you can be a part of the solution.

Help build a bridge to the new energy future:
Be Part of the Climate Solution – Go Solar!

Thursday, February 2, 2017
East Liberty Presbyterian Church, Room 234
116 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, PA
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
(Registration, light refreshments 6:15 PM, presentation at 6:30 PM)
Free registration: https://solarize350pgh.eventbrite.com
· Learn about the benefits of solar energy and energy efficiency
· Meet solar installers and current solar owners
· Get information about financing
As a partner in the Solarize Allegheny campaign – 350 Pittsburgh invites you to learn how solar can work for your home or business. Replacing dirty fossil fuels with healthy energy is a crucial strategy to address climate change and improve our local air quality.
While the Pittsburgh region has many cloudy days, we receive much more sun than Germany - the leading solar energy nation! Solar energy - the fastest growing energy source in the world - works well in Pennsylvania and there are already nearly 8,000 solar installations in Pennsylvania.  With the steep drop in solar costs and the 30% federal tax credit, solar has become a wise financial investment.
350 Pittsburgh has teamed up with Solarize Allegheny, a project funded by the Heinz Endowments and the Allegheny County Health Department to help residents and commercial property owners consider the benefits of solar energy. At this informational session, we will provide an overview of solar energy. You will also meet the two local, pre-screened solar installers and have the ability to request a free quote for your home through the program. Representatives from a local bank will be available to provide information about financing. Find out about the Urban Redevelopment Authority energy loan (PHRP Plus) with 0% interest for people with qualifying incomes. The installers are offering a $500 discount for all signed contracts by June 16, 2017!
In addition, representatives from the Sound Home Plan from Conservation Consultants, Inc. will provide information about making your home more energy efficient.
Free registration is requested: https://solarize350pgh.eventbrite.com. For more information, please visit the website at www.solarizeallegheny.org or contact Sharon Pillar, Solarize Allegheny project manager, at spillar@smartpower.org or 412-215-5995.

DON’T MISS the upcoming Solar Open House on Saturday, February 25, at 7211 Thomas Boulevard in Point Breeze from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Check www.solarizeallegheny.org for more information.

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