Lakes Region Energy Expo. G.A.L.A. seeks volunteers

Get energized for a weekend full of energy education and opportunity. Next Saturday, Nov. 15th, the Town of Wolfeboro Energy Committee is hosting a Lakes Region Energy Expo titled, “Sensible Solutions to your Energy Questions.” The events will take place at Kingswood Regional High School, 9:30-4:00. A complete schedule of events are listed below and a brochure can be downloaded by clicking this link – lr-energy-expo-brochure

G.A.L.A. is looking for volunteers to help serve food for 1 to 2 hour shift during the event. If you can lend a hand for just one or more hours next Saturday please contact Carol Holyoake by emailing carol_holyoake@yahoo.com, or call G.A.L.A. at 569-4760. There are also other opportunities to volunteer for the cleanup at the end of the day. Keep reading to learn about the complete expo schedule including workshops, film screenings, and house tours. Morning Workshops: Efficiency

  • 10:00 am – 11:30 am : Renovating for Energy Efficiency and Low Impact George Mallette, Designer and Energy Efficiency Consultant
  • 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm: Deep Home Energy Retrofit Margaret Dillon, SEED
  • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm: A Win-Win: Simple Actions You Can Take At Home To Reduce Your Energy Use and Protect New Hampshire’s Changing Climate Julia Dundorf, NH Carbon Challenge

Afternoon Workshops: Renewables

  • 1:30 pm – 2:20pm : Residential Wind Power Greg Kelley, New Durham, SOL-R-HEAT Systems
  • 2:30 pm – 3:20 pm : Geothermal and Heat Pumps Melissa Aho, Ultrageothermal
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30pm : Energy Efficient New Construction The Basics of Residential Solar Ananda Hartzell, Gro Solar Ongoing

All Day: Home Tours

There will also be ongoing tours of local homes to showcase solar, geothermal, energy efficient new construction, and wind. Spaces are limited so sign up now! Marketplace of products and services Screening of Award winning film “Killowatt Ours”

Refreshments will be served by G.A.L.A. Contact: Wolfeboro Energy Committee, Josh Arnold – 603.344.5009, josh@galacommunity.org