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Alberta’s energy efficiency industry is real and growing. An upcoming event presented by the City of Grande Prairie and Energy Efficiency Alberta is showing local business how they can be part of the trend.

The Growing the Energy Efficiency Industry in the Grande Prairie Region event takes place on Tuesday, July 30 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre located at 11633 100 Street in Grande Prairie. It features a breakfast and a cross-section of energy efficiency industry leaders discussing how local businesses can benefit from regional initiatives and provincial momentum. Professionals, product and service providers, and facility owners and operators who are interested in the energy efficiency industry and technology are welcome to attend and are asked to register

“Grande Prairie has had incredible uptake of energy efficiency programs, which means opportunities for local home improvement companies and contractors installing energy efficiency equipment,” said Darryl Hill, Energy Efficiency Alberta vice-president. “As more Albertans invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy, these benefits will continue to grow.”

According to Energy Efficiency Alberta, many local tradespeople have already embraced energy efficiency projects across Alberta and in Grande Prairie, including: Local architects and engineers, electrical and HVAC contractors, solar installers, retailers, distributors and manufacturers have designed, supplied and installed projects across the province and in Grande Prairie. These skilled tradespeople and professionals are benefiting from the market demand for energy-efficient products and related business activity that is boosting their businesses.

According to Energy Efficiency Alberta, by investing in energy efficiency, Alberta's economy is growing by $720 million through increased economic activity. The event is an opportunity for local businesses to learn more about how they can achieve this same success.

Learn more about Growing the Energy Efficiency Industry in the Grande Prairie Region on the City’s website.