Old Houses, New Energy
Please join Mayor Thomas M. Menino to launch
city-wide celebration of National Historic Preservation Month. Boston 's neighborhoods of older homes are
distinctive among American cities. Find out how to save money by making your
old house energy efficient while preserving its historic character and value.
Presentations will address where to start and what items to prioritize.
Information will include energy auditing through blower door tests and thermal
imaging and how to tune-up old windows to outlast replacement windows and
provide energy savings. Case studies will cover solar voltaic and solar hot
water installations. Speakers will share best practices and additional
Speakers: Kim Toigo, Senior Customer Care Manager, Next Step Living; Christopher Skelly, Director of Local Government Programs, Massachusetts Historical Commission; Lourdes Lopez, Renew Boston-Community Outreach Manager, Mayor’s Office of Environment and Energy Services; Franciso Urena, East Boston homeowner; and Rebecca Harris, Field Officer, Boston Field Office, National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Public Library, Boston Copley Square,
700 Boylston Street, Boston
Free and Open to the Public. Seating available on a first-come basis.
for more information.
The Boston Landmarks Commission | www.cityofboston.gov/landmarks
Mayor’s Office of Environment and Energy Services | http://www.cityofboston.gov/environmentalandenergy