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Transitioning from fossil fuels to a diverse energy portfolio is an increasingly urgent national and global issue. The transition requires informed decisions about complex technical, economic and social issues. Gain an understanding of the dynamics of the changing energy landscape and the cost/benefits of diversifying power and transportation systems through this dynamic lecture led by Joseph Caggiano.
Caggiano's current practice focuses on energy diversification and infrastructure. He has led joint government-industry studies, contributed to the U.S. Department of Energy's Quadrennial Technology Review and Quadrennial Energy Review, and is a frequent speaker at energy forums.
Thursday, Aug. 20, 7—9 pm
San Francisco: San Francisco Center
The San Francisco Bay Area is currently experiencing a construction boom. The latest, April 2014, year-over-year construction employment growth provided by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported astounding growth rates of 12.9% for San Francisco and 6.2% for the greater Bay Area. In addition to the construction sector, the employment outlook for the facilities management, HVAC and environmental management sectors are also projected to expand significantly in the coming years. UC Berkeley Extension's programs in Construction Management, HVAC and Facilities Management provide you with the foundation needed to excel in these growing fields.