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Workshop: “Greening” an Historic Home

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Workshop: “Greening” an Historic Home

Time: April 14, 2012 from 1pm to 3pm
Location: The Fair Haven Public Library
Street: 182 Grand Avenue
City/Town: New Haven
Phone: 203-946-8115
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Betsy Goldberg
Latest Activity: Apr 12, 2012

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Updating an older home means balancing the aesthetic with the practical. An energy retrofit and historic rehab can go hand-in-hand, with some costs contained by knowing about available historic preservation and energy tax credits. The results can be a low-cost-to maintain home combining the best of the old and the new. This workshop showcases one local rehab, The James L. Bassett House at 13 Lewis Street, a project of Corey Stone and Nancy Greenberg of Verdigris Ventures. It will cover:

• The historic preservation tax credit program
• The programs available for financing energy efficiency
• The energy efficiency features of the house
• What could be preserved, what needed to be replaced, and other solutions that are worth a try

This program is presented as a collaboration between NHPT, the Livable City Initiative and the New Haven Free Public Library.

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