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Community Think Tank/Open Space on Building & Housing

Time: March 27, 2010 from 10am to 5pm
Location: Common Ground High-School
Street: 358 Springside Avenue
City/Town: New Haven, CT
Website or Map: http://newhavenbioregionalgro…
Phone: For more information and to register contact: Bernard Brennan 203-288-0001 or BernardTransition@me.com or Maria Tupper mariatupper@gmail.com
Event Type: community, think, tank/open, space, event
Organized By: Greater New Haven Transition/Bioregional Group
Latest Activity: Mar 23, 2010

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"When the rug is pulled out from under our feet, how do we keep a roof over our heads?"

* How can we house more people within existing buildings? How might buildings be modified to make it easier for larger groups to cohabit?
* How will we make old houses more energy efficient and eco-friendly?
* How will we adapt when elements of infrastructure and public services become unreliable or fail altogether? E.g., garbage pickup, water, snowplowing, fuel delivery, electricity, police and fire services.
* How will we keep warm? Are there practical alternatives to gas or oil heat?

What are your questions, concerns? Come and join our community think-tank! Bring your ideas and inspirations as we work on building community together!!

YouTube links to Open Space Technology and Transition Towns information can be found on our website: www.newhavenbioregionalgroup,.org

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