WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Discussions on how to make your home more energy efficient will be held on June 5 from 5:30-7:30 at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.
“Building Blocks for Energy-Efficient Homes” is sponsored by County Executive Robert P. Astorino and the New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (NYLCVEF). The event is free, but advance registration is requested. Registration is available online .
“This will be a one-stop place for residents to find out about every aspect of greening their homes,’’ Astorino said. “Our goal is to educate residents about cost-efficient, sustainable housing solutions and let them hear from a variety of experts who can guide them through the process.”
The event will include two panel discussions:
• “Greening Your Home to Maximize Its Value” – Moderated by Judy Martin, consultant, Green Homes Westchester. Panelists will include industry professionals who will inform the audience about the latest in energy efficiency and environmentally friendly design. Panelists include: Leah Caro, real estate owner and broker of Bronxville-Ley Real Estate; Susan Anthony, an interior designer; Sean Murphy of Murphy Brothers, home builders; John Sullivan of Sullivan Architecture; Joe Cotter of National Resources, an energy and infrastructure redevelopment company; and Christina Griffin, principal of Christina A. Griffin PC, an architect.
• “How Do You Get Started?” This will be moderated by Marcia Bystryn, president of NYLCVEF. Panelists include: Tom Bregman, director of Energize, NY; David Gabrielson, executive director of Pace NOW; Anthony Marmo, an energy efficiency specialist for Clover Comfort; Toby Simpson, a Honeywell representative for Con Edison; and Jared Haines of Mercury Solar of Port Chester. Attendees will also have a chance to talk to vendors from the industry, who will set up information booths in the back area outside the meeting rooms.
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