Briefs Dec. 12-15, 2007 |

Briefs Dec. 12-15, 2007


Park City Police Department to host tours of new building

The community is invited to tour the new environmentally sustainable Park City Police building.

Chief Lloyd Evans, Sr. and the members of the Park City Police Department are hosting

community tours this Friday, Dec. 14, from 4 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The new building is located at 2060 Park Avenue.

The Police Building, which officially opened for business this week, highlights Park City’s

commitment to green-building and environmentally sustainable practices. The guided tours will

highlight many of the eco-friendly design and construction features of the building. The

geothermal heating and cooling system of the building, for example, taps into the earth’s

natural stored energy to provide an efficient, renewable energy source and reduce the building’s

energy costs by nearly 50 percent.

Other environmentally sustainable features of the building and site include locally harvested timber, concrete and stone used in the building construction; site orientation and window location provides passive solar light and heat; a white roof reflects the sun’s heat to help cool the building in the summer; compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and motion sensor lighting save energy costs and

reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

New sales associate joins Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Jill Harwood recently joined the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Park City. Harwood is an experienced agent from Sterling Real Estate. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, a leading residential real estate brokerage company in Utah, operates 17 offices with over 1,200 sales associates serving the communities of the greater Wasatch Front. Visit for more information.

Utah First Fridays presents marketing guru Dec. 17

Area small business advocates are providing Utah’s business community with a special gift for the holidays on Dec. 17. It’s the gift of knowledge, a press release states.

Business success is dependent on finding creative ways to promote product or services, says Andy Sernovitz, who will be the keynote speaker at Utah First Fridays presentation this Monday. A significant aspect of that is spreading the word through marketing strategies that utilize tools such as blogging, newsletters and social networking. Sernovitz’s expertise is finding new and creative ways to spread the word. He delivers a powerful presentation illustrating the strength of word of mouth marketing, including tactics and techniques.

The presentation is on Dec. 17, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Miller Business Center at Salt Lake Community College, located at 9750 South 300 West, in Sandy.

Mountain America Credit Union is sponsoring the event, as well as Miller Business Resource Center/SLCC, Utah First Fridays, JibberJobber and BuzzBoosters. Limited seating is available on a first come-first serve basis. For more information, visit . For more information about Utah First Fridays, visit .

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