Olean Times Herald: Senator Gillibrand Visits Area

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., toured the Alfred State College Wellsville campus Friday afternoon to learn about the campus’ workforce development efforts for new, green industry.

The first stop for Sen. Gillibrand was the campus’ net-zero energy “Green Home,” which was constructed by students from a multitude of trades, including carpentry, masonry and electrical. The Green Home’s purpose is to educate the future construction workforce in green building techniques in energy efficiency and renewable energy sources, including geothermal, solar thermal, photovoltaic (PV) and small wind and to serve as an open laboratory for the public and Alfred State students.

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