A Parallel World Founder To Present on Santa Fe’s Sustainability

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Alan Hoffman, the founder of A Parallel World, charges his electric car Friday at his home in Santa Fe. Clyde Mueller/The New Mexican

Alan Hoffman, the founder of A Parallel World, charges his electric car Friday at his home in Santa Fe. Clyde Mueller/The New Mexican

Hoffman To Present on Santa Fe’s Sustainability

Later this month APW’s Alan Hoffman will be giving a presentation on “Santa Fe’s Leadership Potential in the National Sustainability Movement.” Hoffman’s address will be given to the Sustainable Santa Fe Commission at its next meeting on Wednesday, June 28. Hoffman’s talk will cover “how sustainability imparts political power” among other topics.

 

Before founding AParallelWorld.com Hoffman worked in environmental real estate for 40 years, designing, building and marketing passive solar homes. He is also a member of the Congress For the New Urbanism, a signatory to its Charter and a contributor to the first and second editions of “the Best Practices Guide of New Urbanism.”

 

The Sustainable Santa Fe Commission (SSFC) is a volunteer citizen advisory commission charged with advising Santa Fe’s Governing Body on sustainability-related programs, projects and policies. In 2015 the SSFC was given the task of supporting Santa Fe’s Renewable Energy Plan with the development of a 25-year Sustainability Plan for Santa Fe.

 

The Renewable Energy Plan addresses renewable energy, energy efficiency, land use, water use, carbon emission reduction efforts, and other areas of sustainability. Santa Fe’s goal is to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040. For more information about SSFC’s 25-year plan visit http://www.sustainablesantafe2040.com.

 

SSFC advises the City of Santa Fe on the programs, policies and projects that will help to improve the City’s environment, ensure its long-term sustainability and protect the health and wellbeing of its people. SSFC holds monthly meetings in the City of Santa Fe Railyard Offices (500 Market Street, entrance next to REI). For more information about SSFC visit http://www.santafenm.gov/sustainable_santa_fe.

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