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GreenWheaton Hosts Alternative Lighting Forum
GreenWheaton will host a panel discussion on Street lighting at the All Eco Center in Wheaton MD. As a follow up to last year’s Dark Sky Lighting discussion, this year’s forum will focus on the County's plans for upgrading to more energy efficient lights and Wheaton’s prospects for approving more energy efficient/dark sky friendly decorative light fixtures for its downtown business district. The existing fixtures were approved in the 90’s and are not dark sky friendly.
This year’s panelists are Dan Sanayi, (PE) Chief, Design & Operations Division of Traffic Engineering & Operations, Montgomery County Department of Transportation along with Maryland State Delegate Alfred Carr, and Dave Taghipour, owner of All-Eco Center. They will be on hand to discuss Pepco’s agreement regarding street lighting, a new web-based tool for reporting street light outages and other Dark Sky Initiatives.
Refeshments will be served. Admission is free! Food donations will be collected for Mid-County United Ministries (MUM).
The program begins at 7:00 pm; Executive Board meets at 6:00 pm
More About All Eco Center
With its emphasis on being eco-friendly, All Eco Center provides environmentally friendly flooring, countertops and lighting for those in the Wheaton and surrounding Silver Spring area. Ever-interested in saving the environment, solar tubes (green and natural light) have become the new focus of interest for the company. With its clear objective to sustain the environment, while creating unique and appealing design-schemes, All Eco Center doesn't just offer its services, but also gives green tips for the maintenance of environmentally aware living. Kitchen, bathroom and lighting are its forte, but being mindful of protecting nature is the larger mission of this company.