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Energy Efficiency & Indoor Air Quality Seminar Addresses Deep Energy Reductions in Maine Homes

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For immediate release Contact: Christine Crocker, Executive Director (207)626-8115

January 20, 2012 christy@maineindoorair.org

Energy Efficiency & Indoor Air Quality Seminar Addresses
Deep Energy Reductions in Maine Homes


What: The Maine Indoor Air Quality Council is hosting a one day Seminar on February 3, 2012 at the Augusta Civic Center. The seminar is a full day event featuring Linda Wigington, founder of Affordable Comfort, Inc. and the current director of deep energy reduction initiatives at Affordable Comfort, Inc.


When: February 3, 2012, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Snow date February 5, 2012)


Where: Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, Maine


Who: Nationally-known presenter, Linda Wigington will focus on practical strategies for achieving deep energy reductions (reductions of 70% or more) in existing homes.


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Topics to be addressed in the presentation:

  • Paradigm Shift: Context for Deep Reductions in Existing Homes

  • It's More Than Just Energy:  Resilience, Water Reductions, Economic Development

  • Introduction to the Thousand Home Challenge: Determination of Threshold Allowance

  • Approaches to Deep Reductions: All at Once; Staged, and Creative

  • On the Path: Emerging Transitional Strategies  

  • Operational vs. Asset Performance: Project Implications

  • Deep Reduction Case Studies

  • Lessons Learned from Case Studies: Strategies, Costs, Energy Savings, IAQ & Durability

  • Opportunities & Implications for Current Initiatives in Maine

The positive and negative synergy between energy efficiency and indoor air quality will be interwoven throughout the above topics. 



Contacts:

Program details are available at www.maineindoorair.org or contact Christine Crocker, Executive Director of the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council, at (207) 626-8115 or by email at christy@maineindoorair.org.


About The Council:

A non-profit organization, the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council is an interdisciplinary cooperative of professionals dedicated to the improvement of indoor environments.

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