The average American family can spend up to 50 percent more on their energy bills because of an inefficient home.
Residents will learn ideas on how to save by attending the Kansas City, Kan., Board of Public Utilities’ Energy Efficiency Workshop on March 26.
The free family-friendly event, which promotes energy efficiency techniques, will feature tips on how to reduce energy costs, displays and exhibits, and several hands-on demonstrations by BPU staff.
· “Saving some green this summer while staying cool” – A presentation by BPU staff offering tips and techniques on how to reduce energy costs.
· “How to do a residential energy audit yourself” – Representatives from the Anthony Heating and Plumbing will teach participants how to conduct an energy audit on their home or apartment.
· “Efficiency programs that work” – Tom Lally, executive director of the Heartland Habitat for Humanity, will describe successful energy efficiency programs utilized by this leading nonprofit housing group.
The program will be from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at the downtown Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, theater room, second floor, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan.
Because of limited seating, those who want to attend the free program are asked to register before March 22 by calling 913-573-9922 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.