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Hutton Honors College

 — Indiana University

How Can You Make Where You Live More Energy Efficient?
E-House Tour for Undergraduates
and Summer Sustainability Internship Information Session

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 6-7 p.m.
E-House (704 E. 10th St.)
Light refreshments provided
SIGN-UP REQUIRED: See details below


The new year has brought some of the coldest weather in over three years. How can we keep where we live warm without consuming more energy than necessary? Tour E-House, the new headquarters of the IU Office of Sustainability, to learn what IU did to maximize energy efficiency in a house built in the 1930s and the creative ways IU is trying to conserve energy on campus and help us understand, wherever we live, what can be done both to reduce energy use and save money!

The Office of Sustainability notes, "E-House was conceived as a place where campus and community groups can meet, learn, plan, and implement sustainability initiatives. . . . The E in E-House refers to the E-words we use every day in the Office of Sustainability: Energy, Environment, Equity, Economics, and Education, but we also intend for it to stand for Example. We hope the building will serve as a model of a new approach to energy and the built environment on our campus and in our community."

Following the tour, you will also learn about summer sustainability internship opportunities with the IUOS and how you can get more involved with its projects, including greening the athletics department; events and initiatives focused on local food, sustainable food, and campus gardens; a bicycle master plan; energy conservation in residence halls, etc. This summer's program will run from May 13 to August 2, 2013, and interns are expected to work approximately 20 hours/week in addition to attending a weekly seminar. Visit http://sustain.indiana.edu for more information about the program, this year's position descriptions, and a link to the application, which is due on Friday, Feb. 17.

SIGN-UP INFO: If you are interested in attending this undergraduate event, please check your schedule to make sure you are available for the entire program and e-mail Anna Duquaine (aduquain@indiana.edu), indicating you wish to sign up for the "E-House Tour" and include your name, e-mail address, year in school, and field(s) or study. Space is limited so we will let you know by e-mail if a space was available when you replied. The program is co-sponsored by the Wells Scholars Program.


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