I'll also attach a formatted copy of this, that if all works well, you can open and make copies of. Thanks Molly Cole Energy Efficient Home Seminar Series: Information You Can Trust and Standards You Can Demand Presented by the Western Michigan University Environmental Institute with support from the Energy Office of the Department of Consumer and Industry Services Whether you’d like to make your current home more comfortable and affordable, are planning to add on, or are building a new home, you have the opportunity to save money, and increase comfort and safety. New Construction with Carl Terwilliger, Five Star Energy and American Lung Association, Health House Builder. Wednesday, July 26 - 6:30 to 8:30 Kalamazoo Valley Community College on 9th St., Room 1050 (Gallery) Carl will discuss the value of an energy efficient and healthy house and what you need to know to get your builder’s or contractor’s cooperation in designing and building such a home. Weatherization with Doug Ginn & Tom Knowles, Kalamazoo Co. Housing Rehab.. Wednesday, August 16 - 6:30 to 8:30 Kalamazoo Valley Community College on 9th, St. Room 1050 (Gallery) Doug & Tom, will address do-it-yourself or small contract home energy saving improvements. they’ll tell you what ‘s new in the field of energy efficiency since it was all the rage in the early 80’s. Remodeling with John Barrie, Environmental Architect from Ann Arbor. Wednesday, September 13 - 6:30 to 8:30 Kalamazoo Nature Center, 7000 North Westnedge, Orientation Room John Barrie will talk about how he added a second story to his ranch house and brought it up to a five star energy rating, the highest energy rating for homes. He’ll also give examples from other renovation projects his company is working on and how you can incorporate energy savings into your remodeling job. Registration for each presentation is $6.00 at the door. Advance payment for all three programs is $15.00. For more information or to register in advance for all three seminars contact Molly Cole at 616/387-2716 or email <firstname.lastname@example.org> All of the speakers will specifically address energy efficiency opportunities related to foundations, floors, walls and window, ceilings and roofs, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical systems, site orientation, and the availability of home energy ratings. Lots of information will be available for you to take home for future reference. Co-sponsors: Van Buren and St. Joseph Michigan State University Extension Offices and the Kalamazoo Nature Center.