Your Green Home - It is Easier Than You Think!
Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)
Tarpon Springs, FL
Join faculty and staff from the University of Florida and Pinellas County Extension to learn ways to make your home more resource efficient, and cost less to operate!
Natural Resources Agent Lara Miller will discuss water conservation in the home and at work and how to protect and improve our local watershed.
James Stevenson will describe easy ways to make your home more energy efficient. Simple changes to behavior and inexpensive upgrades can really pay off! Resource materials will be provided and each household will receive an energy/water conservation kit to get you started right away.
Our keynote address will be from Craig Miller of UF’s Program for Resource Efficient Communities. Mr. Miller will discuss the best remodeling projects that return the most for their investment. You may be surprised to learn just how effective even the smallest remodeling project can be!
Bring your lunch and stay for a post-workshop panel discussion.
Before continuing, we would like to make you aware of our reservation policies. Cancellations - If your class is canceled for any reason you will be notified no less than 24 hours prior to class start. We will provide a full refund for cancellations made by Pinellas County Extension. Refunds may take up to 30 days to process. Payment - We require full payment at time of reservation so be prepared with a credit card to complete this transaction. Refunds - Refunds will be made in the event of a class cancellation or if the registrant requests a refund 24 hours prior to the class time. Reservations - You must be 18 to make a reservation. If you are under 18 and want to attend a class you must register and attend with a parent or guardian.
The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.
When & Where
Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center - Pinellas County Extension
Pinellas County Extension at Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center is proud to offer a variety of educational and interpretive programs for the public. The goal of these programs is to empower citizens to make informed decisions about natural and cultural resources. Center programs interpret the natural and cultural history of the area in order to demonstrate the balance between our needs and the needs of natural Florida. For more information please call (727) 453-6800.