Thursday, October 17, 2013

BPU to sponsor free energy efficiency workshops

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- 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, on Tuesday, November 5, will be held from 4:00-6:30 p.m. at the West Wyandotte Public Library, 1737 N. 82nd Street.

A second workshop, on Wednesday, November 6, will be held from 4:00-6:30 p.m. at the New South Branch Public Library, 3104 Strong Ave, in Argentine.  Tentative issues and presenters will include:
  • Why Energy Efficiency? – Tiffany Stovall, Energy Management Program Manager, Mid-America Manufacturing Technology Center (MAMTC).
  • 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, Kansas City Board of Public Utilities.
Due to limited seating, please RSVP before November 1, 2013 by calling 913-573-9922 or email RSVP to