Tony Brazel

Professor Emeritus, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning
Former Arizona State Climatologist

Mick Dalrymple

Project Manager, Energize Phoenix
Former Director, National Board, U.S. Green Building Council

Doreen Pollack

Executive Director, Valley Permaculture Alliance
Master Gardener, Down 2 Earth Gardens

Luis Salazar

Architect, Salazar Associates Architects Ltd.
Winner, Valley Forward Environmental Excellence Award, 2010

Philip VanderMeer

Associate Professor, School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies
Author, Desert Visions and the Making of Phoenix

Hot enough for you? Join a team of experts to learn how to make your home and garden a cooler, more energy- and water-efficient oasis during the long, hot Arizona summer. Discover what the climate was like for past generations of Arizonans, what shapes it now, and what the future holds. Find out how people used to deal with the summer heat in days gone by and explore ideas for the perfect Valley of the Sun home of tomorrow.

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