Sixth Annual Energy Awareness Day Promises Freebies and Energy Savings
4, 2000 -- The University of Virginia's sixth annual
Energy Awareness Days are set for Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. in front of Thornton Hall, and Thursday, Oct. 5 adjacent
to the Hospital cafeteria from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Recycling demonstrations and informative freebies, presented by
the Division of Recoverable and Disposable Resources (Recycling)
Cool vehicles: a hybrid electric-gas powered car, an electric car
and an electric bike provided by Virginia Power, and a solar powered
car built by U.Va. engineering students
Renewable energy displays, including a hydrogen fuel cell (similar
to the power supply on the space shuttles) and a photovoltaic (solar
RideShare with lots of great information and freebies
Raffle chances to win a compact fluorescent lamp (looks great and
Water conservation booth - sponsored by the City of Charlottesville
Bicycling, a great alternative to driving a car, sponsored by the
Charlottesville Albemarle Bicycling Association
panel display sponsored by Facilities Management
A solar air ship sponsored by the U.Va. Solar Airship Program.
Electric light display illustrating technologies being used at U.Va.
and how these can be used in your homes.
more information or to arrange interviews, contact Tony Motto, Energy
Program Manager, at 982-5893 or firstname.lastname@example.org
or Dennis Clark, Recycling Manager, at 982-5059 or email@example.com