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04 DECEMBER 2007

Kirksey Carbon Copy Receives Proclamation from the City of Houston

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 

Kirksey's Commitment to Reduce Carbon Footprint Honored by Mayor


HOUSTON, TEXAS — Today, Mayor Bill White of the City of Houston proclaimed December 4, 2007 as Kirksey Carbon Copy Day. Kirksey has issued a challenge, one that we are undertaking as a company and a similar challenge to each of our employees; to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and our carbon output. The Kirksey Carbon Copy is a guidebook developed by the Kirksey Center for Sustainable ArchitectureSM, outlining 5 simple suggestions for companies and individuals to undertake to reduce our collective carbon footprint.

“We are honored that the City of Houston is helping us with our efforts in promoting the reduction of carbon emissions.” said John Kirksey, President.  “The Kirksey CC outlines some easily accomplished initial steps for an individual or a company.”

City of Houston proclamations are issued for organizations and individuals who have made a significant contribution to society.

“The City of Houston salutes and commends the organizers and participants of this important endeavor, and extends best wishes for continued success.”  Bill White, Mayor of the City of Houston. 

For a complimentary copy of the Kirksey Carbon Copy and to tell us you’re taking the challenge, go to www.kirkseychallenge.com.

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Kirksey is a Houston-based, sustainable architecture and interior design firm with more than 29 million sf of LEED® projects in their portfolio. Team-based in structure, Kirksey serves Commercial, Collegiate, Community, pK-12, Government, Healthcare, Hospitality, Religious, Science & Technology, and Multi-Family Residential markets. For more information, visit www.kirksey.com.