Saturday, August 21, 2010

Energy Efficiency Basics for Old House Owners

The Economical Historic Home:
Energy Efficiency Basics for Old House Owners
A workshop by the Collaborative for Common Sense Peservation
Saturday, September 25th - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Do you love your historic home but hate the high heating bills and wasted energy? Learn how to make your old home more "green," saving money and energy without losing its historic character. Experts will present information and demonstrations on:

· insulation
· weatherizing the building envelope (walls, doors, roof, etc.)
· wood window repair and restoration
· retrofitting for efficient heating systems
· tax credits and funding sources
· and more

This workshop will be held at Casey Farm (c. 1750), 2325 Boston Neck Road, Saunderstown, RI, (401)295-1030.

The Collaborative for Common Sense Preservation is a joint project of Newport Restoration Foundation, Preserve Rhode Island, Historic New England, and the Providence Revolving Fund, in association with Heritage Restoration, Inc and Heartwood Building & Restoration.

Click here to register! Advance registration is required. Tickets are $25 per person / $20 for members of Preserve Rhode Island or Historic New England.

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