Wed, Aug 10|
Old Home Weatherization: Big-Picture Planning
Time & Location
Aug 10, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM CDT
About the Event
If you live in an older Minnesota house, energy usage might be a top concern for you. Big projects like insulation or new equipment installation can be expensive and require planning. As a homeowner, how do you decide which project to tackle first? Join experts from the Center for Energy and Environment for this informational session about planning for large-scale weatherization projects. Speakers will discuss the importance of an energy audit and will share how the audit’s report can help you prioritize your projects and help you budget for upgrades.
You will learn about:
- The value of an energy audit and how its results can help you plan for home projects
- Insulation and air-sealing older homes: considerations, costs, timelines, and expected results
- How best to fit weatherization projects into your home rehab budget
Questions about registration prices, COVID-19 protocol, or refunds/cancellations? Read our Need-To-Know page!
This class is funded and made possible by the Hennepin County Green Partners Grant. The Green Partners Grant supports local projects that motivate residents to practice environmental stewardship through individual action.
This class is brought to you by the Education program at Rethos: Places Reimagined and Minneapolis Community Education. Rethos is proud to offer a variety of classes to homeowners, students, realtors, and anyone who loves old buildings. The Rethos Education program is funded in part by the Arts & Cultural Legacy Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.
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