Renewables and Efficiency: Choices and options

Paul Scheckel - Storey Publishing
Workshop Level: Beginner
Paul is certified by the Building Performance Instititute, and the Residential Energy Services Network and his recent projects have ranged from solar and wind power installations to program design and analysis for utilities and state regulators.

Workshop Description

Insulation or solar panels? Learn to prioritize your energy improvement investments by understanding the energy, environment and economic impacts of energy efficiency and renewable energy. Participants will learn the basics of various renewable energy systems, and why efficiency is always the most practical first step, from the author of The Homeowner’s Energy Handbook. We’ll also take a short side trip to Cuba!

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Speaker Bio

Paul Scheckel lives off the grid in northern Vermont. He is an energy auditor and consultant who has visited more than 3,000 homes, educating people about energy efficiency, cost-effective improvements and indoor air quality. He has appeared on national television and local radio, writes a monthly column on energy issues for two statewide Vermont newspapers, speaks at conferences, and hosts a blog.

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