Archive for October, 2007

Tucson Innovative Home Tour & Tucson Solar Tour

posted October 17, 2007

[ Saturday, November 3, 2007; 12:00 am; ] You are invited to join us for the
Tucson Innovative Home Tour and Tucson Solar Tour

Next Generation Home Course
will also be Saturday, November 3.

New Ways for Better Living in the Desert

Contact Tucson Solar Institute

New Ways for Better Living in the Desert

Coming soon is your once-a-year chance to see exceptional examples of the latest innovations in home [...]

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Small houses, big gains

posted October 16, 2007

[ Saturday, October 20, 2007; 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. ] Join Frank Mascia, a nationally recognized authority on small houses as seen on House and Garden TV, to learn what you can do to maximize your comfort and style – while living in limited square footage!

Location: Himmel Park Branch Library

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How to be a Client for an Architect

posted October 16, 2007

[ Thursday, October 18, 2007; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Learn what role you – the homeowner – should play in the process of designing and constructing your home in “How to be a Client for an Architect,” presented by AIA architect Raymond E. Barnes. Barnes will also discuss the relationship dynamics between the owner, architect and consultant team.

Location: Dusenberry-River Branch Library

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Architecture Week at the Library – Growing Beyond Green

posted October 16, 2007

[ Saturday, October 13, 2007 12:00 am to Sunday, October 21, 2007 12:00 am. ] Learn more about the role of architects in creating a sustainable and livable environment during the American Institute of Architects, Southern Arizona Chapter’s Architecture Week, Saturday, October 13 to Sunday, October 21.
A series of panel discussions with AIA architects at several branch libraries will highlight the environmental systems that can be integrated into homes to [...]

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Pima County Free Car Care Check-Up

posted October 2, 2007

[ Saturday, October 13, 2007; 9:00 am to 10:30 am. ]


For Immediate Release                                                                    

Contact:  Beth Gorman (520) 740-3343                                                                                                                   

Fall National Car Care Month Celebrated Locally 

Tucson, Arizona (October 2, 2007) – In celebration of the Fall National Car Care Month, the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality’s Clean Air Program is holding a Free Car Care Check-up at Pima Community College Downtown Campus west [...]

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Campus Sustainabilty Week at Univeristy of Arizona

posted September 30, 2007

[ Wednesday, October 24, 2007; 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. ]

UA Campus Sustainability Week:
Red and Blue Goes Green
Campus Sustainability Day
Wednesday, October 24 GALLAGHER THEATER 8:30 to 12:00 NOON
8:30 Welcome – Glenn Schrader, Campus Sustainability Leader and Department Head, Chemical & Environmental Engineering
9:00 Interactive Webcast: Building a Durable Future: Community, the Campus, and Deep [...]

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Education for Sustainability Conference

posted June 13, 2007

[ Thursday, October 25, 2007 5:00 pm to Saturday, October 27, 2007 5:00 pm. ] The Arizona Association for Environmental Education will hold its annual professional development conference for teachers and instructors wishing to learn how to teach sustainability principles and practices. Go to after July 1 for a complete agenda and to register. The conferenece will take place on the UA Campus during Campus Sustainability Week, October 25 [...]

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Community Conversation on Water

posted June 8, 2007

[ Friday, October 26, 2007; 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. ]
Save October 26th for a meeting on water in the Tucson region”Community Conversation on Water”
Friday, October 26, 2007
Approximate Time: 8:30 to 2:30
Doubletree Hotel
(445 S. Alvernon, Tucson, Arizona)

This event will be an important opportunity to learn, listen and participate
in a discussion on water resource issues in the Tucson region

The “Community Conversation” is being organized by:
The [...]

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