The Board of Public Utilities will sponsor two free energy efficiency workshops for the community and customers in November.
The events, which promote energy efficiency techniques and offer tips on how to reduce energy costs, will feature speakers, displays and exhibits, and several hands-on demonstrations by BPU staff and industry experts.
The first workshop will be from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the West Wyandotte Public Library, 1737 N. 82nd St. A second workshop will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the new South Branch Public Library, 3104 Strong Ave., in the Argentine area of Kansas City, Kan. Tentative issues and presenters will include:
• “Why Energy Efficiency?” – Tiffany Stovall, energy management program manager, Mid-America Manufacturing Technology Center.
• “What Are Energy Audits - Assessments and Why Are They Important?” – Mary English, owner, Small Steps Energy Solutions.
• “Climate Change in Wyandotte County and How Energy Efficiency Can Affect It” – Richard Mabion, founder - CEO, Building a Sustainable Earth Community.
• “Staying Comfortable and Saving Money During Fall and Winter Months” – David Allen, development coordinator - utility energy efficiency specialist, Board of Public Utilities.
Because of limited seating, those attending are asked to make reservations before Nov. 1 by calling 913-573-9922 or email RSVP to email@example.com.