Thursday, December 4, 2008

Senator Velmanette Montgomery To Hold Community Workshop On Energy Conservation and Green Building Strategies

On December 11, Senator Velmanette Montgomery will host "Green Pathways to Green Living," a community workshop co-sponsored by Assemblywoman Joan Millman. It will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Belarusian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, at 401 Atlantic Avenue.

The presentations will include:

Programs to Finance Going Green — Programs to assist homeowners and small businesses to install green features. Presented by NYSERDA - NYS Energy and Research Development Agency.

Green Jobs for Energy Independence — A movement that links job creation, environmental stewardship and Energy Independence. Presented by NYC Apollo Alliance.

Energy Efficient Options for Brownstone Renovations — Visuals and description of green features installed in neighborhood brownstones. Presented by Damon Strub, architect and principal of Nomad Architecture.

Energy Smart Buildings — The Renaissance Program locates contractors and subsidies for plans to build green. Presented by Consolidated Edison.

There will also be a question-and-answer session, light refreshments and free environmental products.

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