Tuesday, March 5, 2013

BPU to hold energy efficiency workshop March 26

The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will sponsor a free energy efficiency workshop for the community and customers on Tuesday, March 26, 2013.

The event, which promotes energy efficiency techniques and tips on how to reduce energy costs during the summer, will feature speakers, industry experts, and several displays and demonstrations.

The workshop will be held from 4:00 - 6:30 p.m. at the Downtown Kansas City, Kansas Public Library, Theatre Room (2nd Floor), 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS, 66101.

The event is family-friendly and light refreshments will be served. 

Topics and issues will include:
  • “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 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 Heartland Habitat for Humanity, will describe successful energy efficiency programs utilized by this leading nonprofit housing group.

Participants will also be able to sign up for a free Programmable Thermostat from BPU (a $300 value), as well as a home energy audit with certified providers.

Due limited seating, please RSVP before March 22nd by calling 913-573-9922 or email RSVP to dallen@bpu.com.