For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Marna Schwartz, Office of Energy and Sustainable Development, (510) 981-7473

START AT HOME WORKSHOPS

Berkeley, California (Monday, August 24, 2009) - Do you live in a drafty Berkeley home? 

Not only is your leaky home letting all your warm air out, it may also be letting dust and contaminants in! The City of Berkeley is sponsoring FREE workshops to teach you about how to protect and insulate your home to save energy, money, and improve the overall health, comfort and performance of your home.  

Learn how to:

  • Improve Comfort
  • Save Energy & Money
  • Improve Indoor Air Quality
  • Finance Energy Efficiency Retrofits
  • Take Advantage of Incentives and Rebates

The workshops will also offer free snack and giveaways; presentations by City Staff, PG&E, The Ecology Center, and SmartSolar; and the opportunity to meet local home performance contractors and energy specialists

Come to one of the following three FREE workshops in your neighborhood:

Thursday Sept 17, 7- 8:30 p.m.
St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal
2024 Ashby Ave.
 
Thursday October 8, 7- 8:30 p.m.
St. Johns Presbyterian Church
2727 College Ave.
 
Thursday October 22, 7- 8:30 p.m.
Epworth Unified Methodist Church
1953 Hopkins St.

To RSVP, call Marna Schwartz at 510-981-7473 or email mschwartz@cityofberkeley.info 

For more information, visit the City of Berkeley's website at: www.cityofberkeley.info/sustainable

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