AESP Foundation and ARCA, Inc. to Raffle a Suite of GE Profile Appliances to Raise Awareness About Careers in Energy Efficiency

Phoenix, Arizona, UNITED STATES


PHOENIX, Jan. 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The AESP Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP), will give away a full suite of GE Profile Appliances ($8,400 value) to raise funds that will support educational resources and scholarships for students and others pursuing careers in energy efficiency.

During the AESP National Conference and Expo in San Diego, February 6-9, 2012, the AESP Foundation will raffle the appliances, which include a GE Profile side-by-side refrigerator, microwave oven, freestanding electric range/oven and dishwasher at a special fundraising event.

The appliances were generously donated by Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. (ARCA). ARCA is dedicated to preserving the environment through energy efficiency and proper appliance disposal. "We are delighted to help the AESP Foundation further promote its mission of encouraging students and other individuals to pursue a career path in energy," stated Jack Cameron, ARCA president and CEO.

"This fundraiser will help the AESP Foundation fund more projects and provide scholarships to students to attend AESP conferences and events. We are grateful that ARCA supports this endeavor and understands how important it is to train and educate the next generation of energy professionals," Meg Matt, president and CEO of AESP said.

The AESP Foundation is a subsidiary of the Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP) and a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The mission of AESP Foundation is to develop a multi-level outreach and education program that inspires students and professionals to enter the energy field with a focus on the efficient use of resources.

ARCA is an innovative company dedicated to preserving the environment through energy efficiency and proper appliance disposal. A pioneer in developing cutting-edge technology, ARCA has developed equipment, processes and systems to lessen the negative impact of appliance disposal on the environment.



        

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