Transitioning to net zero homes

WARWICK. Sustainable Warwick to host panel discussion on why it's comfortable, affordable and do-able on Wednesday, July 17

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On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, Sustainable Warwick will host a panel discussion entitled “Transitioning to Net Zero Homes: Why It’s Comfortable, Affordable and Completely Do-Able" on Wednesday, July 17.

The meeting is at 7:30 p.m. in the Senior Center located behind Warwick Town Hall at 132 Kings Highway, and everyone is welcome to attend.

The panel will include:

Stephanie Bassler, an expert in sustainable and green building design, a Certified Passive House Consultant and co-founder of North River Architecture. Bassler is also Vice President of the Passive House Alliance in the Hudson Valley.

Bob Bogert, a resident of Warwick and an expert on heat pumps. He is the owner of Alpine Air, which has a new office building in Chester that will become net zero when solar panels are installed.

Dr. Bill Makofske, an energy/environmental physicist, energy efficiency expert and designer of a net-zero energy-efficient passive solar home in Warwick. Makofske is a long-time member of Sustainable Warwick.

Michael Helme, moderator of the panel, has lived in Warwick for almost six years and has an almost net-zero home that was built in 1953.

Join Sustainable Warwick at the air conditioned Senior Center and learn about clean, comfortable and affordable options for home heating and cooling. You might be surprised at how close you are to having a net-zero home.


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  • Jul 19, 2019


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