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Beutler Air Conditioning & Plumbing Services Partners with Project WET and Sacramento City Unified School District – Youth Development Support Services to Encourage Students to Think Clean

Sacramento, Calif. – Jan. 20, 2014 – Beutler  Air Conditioning & Plumbing is partnering with Project WET to bring the first-ever “Beutler Think Clean Contest” to the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD). The “Beutler Think Clean Contest” encourages students in grades K-12 to think about ways to conserve water in their local community. Water-saving ideas can be submitted in the form of a written essay, drawing or model, from January 20 through February 20, for a chance to win cash prizes.

“Our goal is to motivate our youth to think about the impact they can make on our environment and share those ideas with the community so we can start making changes here in Sacramento,” said Jim Anderberg, regional manager, Beutler Air Conditioning & Plumbing Sacramento.

Project WET, the joining force between Beutler and the SCUSD, is a nonprofit that focuses on reaching children, parents, teachers and community members with water education.  Educating our youth on how to conserve water and keep it clean are key goals of the California Project WET program and critical to the future of our state. While many schools, homes and businesses are “going green,” the natural water sources in Sacramento still need attention to protect our future.

All SCUSD students, grades K-12, are encouraged to enter the “Beutler Think Clean Contest.” The contest is open to all ideas as to conserving water and keeping water clean. Entries can be submitted in the form of essays, models and drawings. The top three entries will be awarded with cash prizes; $250 to the first place winner, $150 to the second place winner and $100 to the third place winner.  Additionally, Beutler is donating $50 to the SCUSD for every parent who signs up for a Beutler plumbing service before April 2014.

All entries must include a thorough explanation of the idea, the potential impact of the idea on the economy and/or community, and how the idea can be implemented throughout their community. Projects must be submitted to thinkclean@boltpr.com no later than March 1, 2014.

For more information about the “Beutler Think Clean Contest,” please email thinkclean@boltpr.com.

For more information about the contest partners, visit www.beutler.com, www.projectwet.com, or  www.scusd.edu.

About Beutler

Beutler Air Conditioning & Plumbing is a premier provider of plumbing services to residential, new construction and commercial customers. Beutler Air Conditioning & Plumbing has established itself as a leader in the plumbing industry, setting the standard as a plumbing provider in the greater Sacramento area that customers trust and turn to for all of their plumbing service, repair and installation needs. Beutler Air Conditioning & Plumbing offers products that are energy efficient, environmentally focused and support new green technology. Part of the ARS Network, Beutler serves both residential and light commercial customers through a knowledgeable team of trained specialists. The company provides the area’s most comprehensive HVAC and plumbing services, including residential new construction, warranty, replacement, enhancement and maintenance services. For more information, visit www.beutler.com.

About Sacramento City Unified School District

Sacramento City Unified School District is the 11th largest school district in California and one of the oldest in the western United States (established in 1854). SCUSD serves 47,900 students on 81 campuses and is home to a 2010-11 California Distinguished School, two 2010-11 California Achievement Award schools and the only public Waldorf-inspired high school in the nation. Alumni from SCUSD’s schools range from U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to nationally renowned political scholar Dr. Cornel West. Graduates from SCUSD’s Class of 2011 are currently attending Harvard, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UC Davis and host of other prestigious universities.

About Project WET

The mission of Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) is to educate students and educators about water concepts and issues around the world.  The California Project WET program is a project of the Water Education Foundation, which is a private, non-profit dedicated to educating citizens of the West about local water issues.’