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PUSH Green on the move!

Happy Summer, folks!

Though we try to get out often and enjoy the weather, we've also been really busy in and out of the office to get homes weatherized. We're implementing new components to the PUSH Green program including solar and our Warm and Dry on the West Side. We've added to the team with our newest energy advocate and awaiting one on the way! And by the time you read our next newsletter in September, we'll have moved our offices back into the heart of the neighborhood at 456 Massachusetts!

Thanks for reading about our work in the community!

 

You're cordially invited to...


The Solar Jam: Bringing Power to the People

On July 11, PUSH Buffalo (PUSH Green), Ujima Company, and the WASH project will host the Solar Jam party in the Massachusetts Avenue Park from 12pm to 5pm. All are invited to this free event to celebrate the launch of the new PUSH Green Solar Program!

The WASH project is bringing Turnaround Skates to provide skating for youth and adults while Ujima Company provides the music with DJ Milk and the Buffalo Afrobeat Orchestra (BAO).
 
Solar Jam
Massachusetts Avenue Park
July 11 12Noon-5p

For more information, please click here for the full poster or email Samantha@pushbuffalo.org.
Introducing 
Peter Sorkin!

Two months ago we were eager and pleased to welcome Peter Sorkin to the PUSH Green team as our newest Energy Advocate. We sat him down to ask him some questions so that future customers might know a little bit about him. 
 

1.       You’re not originally from Buffalo – but what kept you to the area?

I came up to Buffalo in the Spring of 2011 to do some organizing for the Working Families Party and after that initial campaign everyone I spoke to said that I should stick around for the summer. It’s also really beautiful around here. You are a stone’s throw away from some of the most beautiful scenery in the country.
 

2.       What are some things you love?

I love the natural beauty and the architecture in Buffalo. There’s a lot of history in these buildings.There’s also a great music scene. I’ve been a musician for some time now and there is always something happening.

3.       What got you interested in working at PUSH Green?

When I first came up to Buffalo I met some of my current co-workers tabling at one of the arts festivals. Protecting the environment is paramount to all our survival we all need clean air and water in which to live and everyone likes to save money on their energy bills.
 

Thanks Pete! We're glad to have you!

Other Goings-on at PUSH Green: 

  • PUSH Green is implementing a Buffalo-based Block Clubs initiative aimed at getting neighborhoods aware of energy efficiency programs and to establish a healthy competition between block clubs to see who can get the most energy efficient, the quickest. If you know of a block club who'd be interested in participating, please contact our marketing manager, Samantha Nephew by email  or by calling 716-886-1780.
 
  • PUSH Buffalo's 16 Winter Street housing project has been completely renovated and is ready for move-in. The house has been fitted with top of the line energy efficiency measures and has a solar installation on the roof.
 
  • Ivy Lea Construction has hired three workers from our Hiring Hall.
   
  • The PUSH Green offices are moving back to 456 Massachusetts Avenue in July 2015. 

PUSH Buffalo is proud to be part of the 100% Campaign launched by actor and activist Mark Ruffalo and Leonardo DiCaprio. The campaign is focused on making NYS a leader in renewable energy. Here at PUSH Green, we're excited to be taking an active role in getting people connected to energy efficiency programs that make them less dependent on non-renewable energy! #100isNow

Energy Efficiency - it matters!


Energy efficiency helps you save money and keep the temperature in your home under control all year round. Join us in making this world a bit cleaner, starting with your home - all while keeping extra dollars in your pocket.

Call PUSH Green today to set up a one-on-one or to find out what you qualify for. 716-886-1780. 
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