Location: Zoom Webinar - Register at vitalcommunities.org/weatherize
This FREE webinar is open to all NH residents. Register at vitalcommunities.org/weatherize.
Did Covid-19 stop your 2020 weatherization plans in their tracks? NOW is the right time to jump back on the weatherize band wagon. Lower energy bills and cozy toes, here we come! This event is FREE and open to all NH residents. Join our guest speaker, Gordon Tuttle from NHSaves to learn about:
Home energy efficiency basics
Rebates and financing (including recent increases)
Our guest speaker is Gordon Tuttle from NHSaves. A recording of the webinar will be available at vitalcommunities.org/weatherize for those unable to attend the live event.
This webinar is hosted by Vital Communities, Kearsarge Climate Action, Sustainable Hanover, and the Cornish andPlainfield Energy Committees.
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Weatherize Webinar with NHSaves
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