Pulaski Technical College Weatherization Training Center Grand Opening

On Friday, Oct. 29, Pulaski Technical College became home to the thirteenth Weatherization Training Center in the United States. The grand opening of the new center was held in conjunction with National Weatherization Day, and included tours of the center and remarks from many dignitaries and authorities on energy efficiency.

Funding for the center included a grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act through the U.S. Department of Energy. Professional guidance for the center included expertise from the Department of Human Services Weatherization Assistance Program, administered through the Division of County Operations.

Participants in the PTC Weatherization Training Center Grand Opening and National Weatherization Day Ceremony included U.S. Congressman Vic Snyder, North Little Rock Mayor Patrick Henry Hays, Assistant Director of the State Office of Community Services of DHS Thomas Green, Executive Director of the Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association Rose Adams, and representatives from Entergy Arkansas, Inc, Center Point Energy, and Pulaski Technical College.