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.