Sustainable Houses of Worship (SHOW) Workshop

Grace Church
160 High Street
Medford, MA
United States

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Sustainable Houses of Worship (SHOW) workshops are a required part of the diocese's Green Improvement Grant application process.  (Please note:  Applications were expected to be available in early October; due to the budget cycle and fundraising calendar, the application process and deadline are being pushed forward.  Dates will be made available when known.  Get a head start by coming to one of the scheduled SHOW workshops.)

 SHOW workshops, conducted by representatives of Massachusetts Interfaith Power and Light, have been scheduled on these Saturdays (9 a.m.-1 p.m.):  

Jan. 14, 2012, at Grace Church (160 High Street) in Medford (click here to register); and

Feb. 11, 2012, at Epiphany Parish (62 Front Street) in Walpole (click here to register). 

Completion of an energy audit before attending a workshop is strongly advised. 

During each workshop, participants will learn:  how to track energy use, cost and carbon footprint; how to find no-cost and low-cost projects that can have a big impact on electricity and heating bills; how to evaluate major energy-using equipment and systems to know if they should be upgraded; incentives, rebates and other financial help available through utility companies; how to apply for a grant through the diocese’s Green Grants Initiative; and what green initiatives other congregations have planned or started.

For more information contact the Rev. Karen Montagno, Director of Congregational Resources and Training, at 617-482-4826, ext. 413 or kmontagno@diomas.org.