News to Use Podcast: May 19, 2010

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Learn how to help protect the quality of the air we breathe, All Fairfax Reads, RSS feeds to stay in touch with Fairfax County, and the annual Exceptional Design Awards.

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News to Use Podcast: May 19, 2010

  1. 1. News to Use Podcast<br />May 19, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Topics<br />May 19, 2010:<br />Air quality.<br />All Fairfax Reads.<br />RSS feeds.<br />Exceptional Design Awards.<br />
  3. 3. Air Quality<br />Protect air quality in the warm days ahead:<br />Limit driving and, when possible, combine trips or telework. <br />Use area bus and rail linesor carpool. <br />Avoid mowing lawnswith gasoline-poweredlawn mowers. <br />
  4. 4. Air Quality<br />Protect air quality in the warm days ahead:<br />Refuel vehicles after dusk; avoid idling. <br />Use environmentally friendly products. <br />Conserve electricity, keep air conditioning no lower than 78 degrees. <br />Daily Air Quality Index forecasts and more information are available at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/airquality<br />
  5. 5. All Fairfax Reads<br />Read and discuss the same book between May and September.<br />“The Art ofRacing in the Rain.” <br />More information is at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library. <br />
  6. 6. RSS<br />Stay up-to-date on county government news and information.<br />www.fairfaxcounty.gov/rssfeedsto subscribe in your favorite RSS reader.<br />
  7. 7. Exceptional Design Awards<br />Entries accepted until Friday, June 4.<br />Awards Web page has nomination criteria, forms and requirements: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpz/designawards.<br />Program recognizes achievement in the total design of a building and its site.<br />Call 703-324-1364 for more information.<br />
  8. 8. Additional Information<br />www.fairfaxcounty.gov<br />www.fairfaxcounty.gov/news<br />www.fairfaxcounty.gov/opa/getfairfax<br />703-FAIRFAX (324-7329). <br />

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