On Sunday, April 27, the Hudson Highlands Land Trust will host Bright Ideas to Save Money and Resources, a community forum on energy conservation, at the Highlands Country Club, 955 Route 9D in Garrison. The free event, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., will feature one moderated hour and a half long panel discussion and two 40-minute breakout sessions. Participants will receive a complimentary lunch and the opportunity to browse information tables and exhibits during breaks before and after the panel and breakout sessions.
The panel, From Lightbulbs to GeoThermal, will introduce the latest innovations in energy conservation — something to fit every budget. Attendees will be invited to participate in the discussion and ask questions. Panelists include Jeffrey Domanski, Courtney Strong, Inc./NYSERDA EDGE; James Hartford, River Architects; Sam McAfee, sg.BUILD; and moderator Steven Ives, Insignia Films.
During afternoon breakout sessions, attendees will have the opportunity to brainstorm with experts on different aspects of energy conservation discussed in the panel. Topics include Simple Solutions to Save Energy and Dollars, Starting from Scratch: Big Ideas in New Construction, This Old House: Retrofitting for Savings, and The 3 Cs: Community, Collaboration, Conservation.
The forum is open to the general public and free of charge, but registration is strongly recommended as space is limited. Walk-ins will be accepted on the day of the event on a space available basis. Call or email the Hudson Highlands Land Trust at 845-424-3358, ext. 6, or [email protected] for more information or to make a reservation.
The Hudson Highlands Land Trust is a community-based, accredited, non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of the natural resources, rural character, and scenic beauty of the Hudson Highlands.