|Miami je t'aime!|
Marinating in U.C.U. tech Jesus Lomeli’s brain for nearly three years, the video finally came to fruition in the fall of 2012. Why? Well, everyone’s always asking him stuff! Namely, "how do I get rebated for fixing my irrigation system?" So he and I discussed the highlights of the application process and then the writing began.
|Ask me about irrigation rebates!|
|NE 2nd Ave: not just a thoroughfare that bisects the entire City of Miami!|
|Pipes in the ground? Right this way!|
Released over twitter and facebook, it didn’t take long for others to fall in love and champion the piece from coast to coast. In fact, the video was prominently featured on the facebook page of one the largest irrigation contractor firms in the U.S.!
|Notes? We take 'em!|
And soon after it made the rounds, the higher-ups at IFAS came knocking. Result: all U.C.U.-tied social media tentacles are now “official” and all future videos will include sleek new logos.
|U.C.U., brush your shoulders off!|
Most Florida counties only dream of the resources Miami-Dade commits to landscape irrigation-focused initiatives (I travel the state and I know). Working in this context and having the opportunity to represent the programs you execute in the fashion you see fit is a beautiful thing. I enjoy being a part of this effort and I hope it shows.