State and local leaders, including Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy, joined the senator while he toured an energy efficient office building in downtown.
Senator Wyden also attended a meeting to talk about legislation for energy efficiency.
“This is what Oregon is all about–energy efficiency, green energy, and renewable energy. I like to say back East, it’s almost in the Oregon gene pool. This is what were all about,” Wyden said.
Representatives of Pivot Architecture also joined Wednesday’s meeting to talk about ways to make building designs more eco-friendly.