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Seminar: Net-Zero Residential in Houston
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The City of Houston's Green Building Resource Center is hosting an educational seminar on net-zero homes.  This is a great way to learn how to make YOUR home a net-zero energy home and/or see where entire communities are being built.   TOPIC:    Net Zero Residential in Houston DATE:     Wednesday - January 28 - 2015   PLACE:   Green Building Resource Center 1002 Washington Avenue Houston, TX   TIME:     6:00 PM to 8:00 PM  

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Adult Scout Training
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Calling all adult scouts! The Sam Houston Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America begins its second century of service in 2015. HREG will be participating in their council-wide day-long training event titled, the University of Scouting, for adult Scouting leaders.                        THEME:    “Scouting 101: Beginning a New Century”   WHEN:     Saturday - February 7 - 2015 TIME:        9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PLACE:

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2015 TXSES Annual Meeting
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Click here to RSVP and for directions to the event.

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Social Mixer: Clean Tech Happy Hour
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Film: Wild & Scenic Film Festival
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Join our partner, the Citizen's Environmental Coalition (CEC), as it hosts the first Houston screening of  the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Tour!   DATE:           Thursday - January 29 - 2015 PLACE:         River Oaks Theatre @ 2009 W. Gray Street - Houston, TX 77019 TIME:            6:30 PM - 9:00 PM   TICKET INFORMATION: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/wild-scenic-film-festival-on-tour-first-time-in-houston-tickets-14734476215?aff=efbevent

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Lean Invention Workshop
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Our partner, Houston Technology Center, is co-hosting a workshop for startups. If you're looking for guidance, then check out this opportunity.   To register for this event, click here.  

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HREG Leadership Meeting
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The HREG leadership team meets on the first Tuesday of every month. We review recent accomplishments and upcoming tasks. Meeting on a regular basis helps us stay connected and flexible to accommodate the greater Houston community's needs.   TIME:                7:00 PM CDT  DURATION:    1 hour LOCATION:     via conference call   By invitation only. However, if you're interested (and serious) about serving on the leadership

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Solar Energy System Workshop
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This workshop addresses all issues related to installation and operation. Ideal for those with a technical background or DIYer in need of guidance or troubleshooting with their solar installation project. This monthly workshop takes place at the TX/RX Labs facility. Hands-on experience will be provided with the installation of a ground-mount system.   Instructor:      Bill Swann, PE Duration:        2 hours Time:              

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Green Mountain’s New Power Plan

The company that pioneered all-wind electricity plans is launching an all- solar plan that it says could spur expansion of large-scale solar power in Texas. Green Mountain Energy, which played a substantial role in purchasing electricity from wind resources and encouraging more wind generation, announced its new plan Thursday.-solar plan that it says could spur expansion of large-scale solar power in Texas. It could lead to more solar power in Texas,

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Partnership on Aviation Bio-Fuels

This month U.S. consumers landed some exciting news as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) unveiled plans to create a national center for excellence on jet biofuel research.  The recently announced effort will help to revolutionize the air transportation industry by tackling one of its largest challenges – rising fuel costs. The center will be based at Washington State University and will bring together researchers from 16 academic institutions

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