Creative Tools to Lower Energy Bills + Protect Community Health

  • 05:30 PM
  • Hosmer Library, 347 E 36th St, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55409
  • (612) 543-6900

Monday, October 7th 

5:30-8:00 PM

Illustrated by Ratna Sagar Shrestha

Our communities are looking for ways to lower their cost of housing and live in safe, efficient, and healthy homes. Why are there so many barriers and what can we do to get around them? A community discussion on creative new ideas from across the country for renters and homeowners to lower their energy bills and increase the comfort and safety of their home.

Come join CUB to receive some energy saving tips.

Food and drinks will be provided!

Speakers:

Laura Tiano, community organizing to win efficiency improvements for their community, a manufactured housing park in Faribault, MN, from Growing Up Healthy

David Haeg, how to get efficiency resources to actually reach residents in Chicago with Elevate Energy

Marti Frank, Efficiency for Everyone, offering money-back rebates for efficient appliances at the time of sale rather than months after purchase through “SHIFT model”

Tammy Agard, Eetility, program for making energy efficiency improvements without upfront cost or credit score, called “Pay-As-You-Save”

Gary Ambach, program that pays tenants to organize, educate and improve energy efficiency in their own rental housing through Slipstream, EcoAdvocate

 

Co-hosted by Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy; Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota; Community Power; City of Minneapolis; and Neighborhood Hub.