Lawrence Fair and Tour Offers a Look at Energy Efficiency & Conservation Techniques

Interested in energy efficiency tax incentives?  Looking to get a home energy audit?  Want to help Lawrence beat Manhattan in the Take Charge Challenge?  Learn how to save energy, money, and the environment at the 2011 Lawrence Energy Conservation Fair.

Admission is FREE!

The City of Lawrence Waste Reduction and Recycling Division will host the Fair on Saturday, September 10th from 10 am to 4 pm, at the Community Building, located at 115 W. 11th Street.  Homes Tour buses will leave from the Community Building promptly at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm.

Throughout the day you will have opportunities to view energy conservation exhibits and to consult with experts on how their products and services can increase energy efficiency in your home or business, save money and help the environment.  Exhibitors will include area architects, insulators, heating and cooling experts, wind and solar companies, government agencies, non-profits, and alternatively-fueled vehicle representatives.

The Heartland Renewable Energy Society’s Sustainable Homes Tour will feature area homes that incorporate energy conservation design and products.  Peak inside some of the area’s most energy-wise homes, and see how these homeowners used renewable energy building design, materials, construction methods, and energy saving appliances.  Tour tickets will be sold on site at the Fair and buses will leave from the Community Building.

Walk, Bike or Ride the Bus to the Energy Fair Downtown!

The Lawrence Transit System will offer free rides on the T all day Saturday, September 10th, providing the experience and benefits of public transportation on all fixed routes.  To get help planning a route or for more information, call (785) 864-4644 (Monday-Friday, 8 am – 5 pm) or visit www.lawrencetransit.org.

For more information on the Fair and a complete list of sponsors and exhibitors, please visit our website at www.LawrenceRecycles.org.

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