September 6, 2011
Fort Wayne, Ind. – Indiana Tech will host and co-sponsor The Geothermal Advantage, a free one-day conference on the use of geothermal energy, on September 29.
The university is collaborating with Viridian Architectural Design and Primary Engineering to present information gained through installation of a geothermal system as part of the renovation of the Wilfred Uytengsu Sr. Center.
Conference attendees will have the opportunity to:
Indiana Tech was awarded a grant of $1.34 million administered by U.S. Department of Energy as part of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) in October 2009 to fund an innovative geothermal research project on the university’s Fort Wayne campus. The geothermal system provides heating and cooling for the Uytengsu Center and the Zollner Engineering Center, and it also serves as a living laboratory for energy engineering and mechanical engineering students.
When: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29 (lunch will be provided)
Where: Andorfer Commons, Indiana Tech, 1600 E. Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne
Registration: Register online at geothermal.eventbrite.com
For more information, contact: