CANTON -- The Sustainable Living Project will hold the first small-scale renewable energy efficiency extravaganza Saturday, Dec. 1.
Topics will include renewable energy for new homes, retrofitting old homes, grid-tied renewable energy, wood heating innovations and general energy efficiency measures.
The event, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Farm, 2043 Rt. 68, is geared toward the average family and will have tips for everyone, including renters. Discussion will focus on rebates and incentives for home and business owners.
Confirmed speakers include “Crazy Jerry” Bartlett; Mark Mayhew of NYSERDA; Scott Shipley of Northern Lights Solar Energy; Gerald Loch of NYSERDA; Gordon Terlier of Solart Group; Bill LaPoint, Steve Sherwood and Richard Gast of NY Forest Owner’s Association; Jim Juczak of Woodhenge Sustainability Campus and D.J. Colbert of Cornerstone Energy Services.
The entry fee will be $10 in advance or $12 at the door, $5 for students. Advance tickets can be purchased through paypal on the website. When paying, include names for each ticket holder and a contact phone and email.