Conservation Matters July 2013

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Builders and professionals invited to Dallas WaterSense home event Oct. 16

Builders and professionals invited to Dallas WaterSense home event Oct. 16

The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Dallas is inviting home builders, landscape architects and municipalities staff to learn how to lead communities in promoting and building water-efficient homes at the Understanding the WaterSense Labeled Home symposium Oct. 16.

Admission to the program is free, and it will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the center’s Building E Auditorium, 17360 Coit Road.

The center has partnered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6 WaterSense Program to host the symposium, increasing awareness of EPA’s WaterSense Labeled New Home Program and promoting building water-efficient homes. The center’s WaterSense home is the first WaterSense-labeled house in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Advanced registration is available online. For additional information about the symposium, contact Karen Sanders, Texas A&M AgriLife Research program assistant for urban water, at karen.sanders@tamu.edu or 972.952.9671. To keep up with the center’s Urban Water Program, subscribe to their monthly newsletter. See this EPA news release for more information on the home.

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