North Texas Renewable Energy Group September Meeting

North Texas Renewable Energy Group August Meeting

Presenter: Dan Lepinski, Senior Engineer, Exeltech.

Where: REI Sports, 4515 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, Texas.

REI is on the westbound access road on the north side of I-635. We
meet upstairs. Park at REI, go in the main entrance, and up the stairs.
Turn to the left and follow the aisle all the way to the meeting rooms.
There is also an elevator for anyone who may require it.

Click here for a downloadable PDF of maps and driving directions. We also have an interactive online map.

Dan's job as a solar energy design engineer lets him travel extensively

Clean Air Action Day
July 7, 2011 | 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
CentrePort/DFW Airport Station
TRE East/West Fare Zone Divider
14470 Statler Blvd., Fort Worth 76155
(southeast of Trinity Blvd. and Hwy. 360)

BBQ Lunch and Alternative Fuels Expo
•Alternative fuel vehicles on display
•Ride and drive available to attendees
Panel Discussion
Including representatives from:
•National Biodiesel Board
•Propane Education Research Council
•Public Utility Commission of Texas
•Renewable Fuels Association

Limited Seating. RSVP required.
For more information contact:
Pamela Burns
Jenna Cohen

This will be held at Picasso's at Inwood/Forest in Dallas, the usual
location at 6:30 pm. 

We will talk about:
.         Legislative Session- gains/losses
.         Fracking/Dallas Gas Drilling task force- what's going on in the Metroplex as well
.         Upcoming TCEQ hearings on the Dallas State Implementation Plan (SIP)
.         Tar Sands Pipeline - where is it now?
.         Other topics of interest - bring your announcements
If you can make the July 7th Clean Air Meetup, please contact Rita Beving,
Public Citizen Organizer, 214.557.2271

17Seventeen McKinney
Dallas, Texas 75202

Managed by
Granite Properties
PARKING:  Free Parking is available in the building

The USGBC North Texas Chapter, the CSI Dallas Chapter, and Dallas AIA’s Committee on the Environment have joined together to host a showcase of the latest green building products, technologies and knowledge for commercial and residential use. This showcase is for Architects, Engineers, Landscape Architects, Interior Designers, Developers, Contractors, Owners, Facilities Managers and others interested in the sustainable building industry.


Keynote speakers will be Thom Mayne on Thursday at 5pm and Howard "the Dirt Doctor" Garrett on Friday at 8am.  Seating is limited so register early!

GBCI will offer a presention on GBCI LEED Certification and the process of getting your project through GBCI.  They will also have a GBCI Work Zone and three LEED revieweres in the Exhibit Hall for project teams to have questions answered about their LEED project reviews in process.

The challenge? Choose a different method of transportation than driving yourself to work - ride your bike, take the train, telecommute, join a vanpool or carpool with your coworkers.

Register at to log your miles saved. Whoever reduces more vehicle miles traveled than anyone else will win an Apple iPad!

Contact for more information.

Try Parking It is a two-part solution for reducing the number of
vehicles on the road and for tracking the savings that result from those
vehicle reductions. By using Try Parking It, you can locate carpool or
vanpool matches within the North Central Texas region. You can also
track your contributions to clean air and congestion reduction and
receive an estimate of miles saved, trips reduced and harmful emissions
reduced, each time you submit your alternative commute. So...

Be the solution. Get off the road. Get Going. Log on today --

Food, prizes, and fun, as part of White Rock Lake's Centennial Celebration. Kites available on site.

An eco-conscious springtime festival designed to inspire every-BODY to move, play, integrate, breath deep, and learn through pleasure, a myriad of experiential movement modalities from yoga to tai chi o ecstatic dance, are offered to make joyful embodied living accessible and inviting to folks of all ages & all walks of life.


NOTE: Vortexes
are casual interactive areas where you are invited to join in and have
fun. Be sure to dress in loose clothes and comfortable shoes.


Conscious Movement Vortex ~ 

Earth Day Dallas hopes to catalyze a "green" movement in North Texas by staging a two-day event on April 22nd and 23rd over several city blocks in the Dallas Arts District.  We anticipate 500 civic, corporate and non-profit participants engaged in an event that will be the biggest and best Earth Day celebration in this part of the United States.  Sponsors currently include:

    * The Environmental Protection Agency
    * D Magazine
    * The Nature Conservancy
    * Chevrolet
    * Dallas Independent School District
    * Half Price Books

This will be the seminal event in an ongoing movement to showcase green business and civic efforts that improve North Texas and the lives of North Texans.  Events will focus on entertaining, inspiring and educating attendees with various ways to think, work and live green by showcasing emerging green technology and providing eco-friendly activities.

    * Up to 50,000 visitors in the downtown Arts District (accessible by DART).

It's up to each of us to take responsibility for the air we breathe.

Between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on July 7, North Texans will join together in committing to each do at least one thing that will enable us to breathe cleaner air.

One Day, One Choice Gives All a Chance to Breathe Cleaner Air

What clean air choices will you make between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 7?