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Burgess, Local Leaders And Industry Experts To Discuss Energy Efficiency And Conservation

North Texans are invited to attend; summit will include fair and speaker series

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Washington, July 15, 2010 | Lauren Bean (202-226-9895) | comments
Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX-26) will be joined this Saturday, July 17 by local and state officials, industry experts and businesses for a summit and fair on energy efficiency and conservation. The event will be held at Lake Dallas High School in Corinth, and will highlight steps North Texans can take to become more energy efficient. The summit will feature two panels, the first panel focusing on ways to save energy in design and construction of buildings and houses, and the second panel will discuss energy efficiency and conservation for mobility. There summit will also feature a fair with booths providing energy-related information and resources.
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Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX-26) will be joined this Saturday, July 17 by local and state officials, industry experts and businesses for a summit and fair on energy efficiency and conservation. The event will be held at Lake Dallas High School in Corinth, and will highlight steps North Texans can take to become more energy efficient.

The summit will feature two panels, the first panel focusing on ways to save energy in design and construction of buildings and houses, and the second panel will discuss energy efficiency and conservation for mobility. There summit will also feature a fair with booths providing energy-related information and resources.

“We must all do our part to become more energy efficient and strive for an energy independent America,” Congressman Burgess said. “I invite you to join me as I bring together experts to discuss our country’s energy agenda, including the future of energy in America, ways Texas has lead the nation in many types of renewable energies, and how recent federal policies will impact Texas.”

Doors open and the fair exhibits will be open to the public beginning at 8:30 AM, with Congressman Burgess giving opening remarks and kicking off the panels at 9:00 AM. The event is free and open to the public.

WHAT: Summit on Energy Efficiency and Conservation

WHO: Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX-26)
Energy Industry Experts
Businesses and Organizations Leading the Way in Energy Technologies

WHEN: Saturday, July 17, 2010
8:30 AM – Fair Exhibits Open
9:00 AM – Summit Presentations Begin
Noon – Summit Concludes

WHERE: Lake Dallas High School
3016 Parkridge Drive
Corinth, TX 76120


Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D., is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations, and a member of the Health and Energy & Environment subcommittees. He is Chairman of the Congressional Health Care Caucus and a member of the bipartisan, bicameral Joint Economic Committee. Prior to becoming a member of Congress in 2002, Congressman Burgess practiced medicine in North Texas for over 25 years.
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