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Efficient healthy homes workshop set Aug. 1

By Staff | Jul 26, 2015

FORT DODGE – An energy efficient healthy homes workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Iowa Central Community College East Campus in Fort Dodge.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Home tightening and air sealing.
  • Geothermal installation.
  • Solar energy panels.
  • Guidance for complying with new energy efficiency building codes.
  • Combating household pests.
  • On-farm energy efficiency.

Creating energy efficient healthy homes brings forward concepts which can be applied to any home or occupied building space. Advanced energy efficiency construction practices that make homes, facilities and buildings more efficient, affordable, comfortable, and healthy, are a distinct possibility now. In-town and acreage home owners to farm facility managers can all benefit from energy efficient practices and improved technologies.

The cost of the workshop is $50 per person if registered by July 24. To register, fill out the form available at www.extension.iastate.edu/webster/ or call the Webster County Extension Office at (515) 576-2119.

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