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INSPIRE Speaker Series: Breathing Easy: Healthy Places & Indoor Air Quality
Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, Inc.
February 14, 2013
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for the fifth session of the INSPIRE Speaker Series with national green cleaning expert, Steve Ashkin, and local experts, Vivian Loftness and Erica Cochran!
Join us on Valentine's Day to talk about loving healthy places where we live, work, learn, and play!
Bring a guest or date for the group rate (see below).
On average, American’s spend about 90 percent of their time indoors. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor levels of pollutants may be two to five times higher, and occasionally more than 100 times higher, than outdoor levels. Join us for this inspiring lecture featuring three experts - Vivian Loftness, Steve Ashkin, and Erica Cochran - who will discuss how to create healthy indoor environments.
The indoor environments in schools, businesses and homes impact occupant health and productivity, as well as finances. The lecture will address:
Registration Rates and Information
The Green Schools Academy is proud to offer a reduced registration fee to members of our partnering organizations: Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and the Tri-State Area School Study Council of the University of Pittsburgh. Select the partner rate below when registering.
Enjoy Valentine's Day at Phipps Conservatory while learning about loving healthy spaces! Bring a guest or date for the group rate:
Student and school personnel scholarships are available. For more information, contact Jenna Cramer.
NOTE: Group registration rates are per person for a group of two or more.
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