Seacoast Green Building Coalition (SGBC) January 2011 Meeting next Tuesday!

3 Min.

Happy New Year! Our next meeting is next Tuesday, January 11th (1-11-11 – oh my), at Jewett Farms Studio in Newburyport.

The meeting is from 7-9 and it’s bring your own beverages. We’ll have informal and interesting networking and a quick go-round of introductions. We’ll then have a presentation from Tim Gould on Sustainable Living Essentials.

A summary of the presentation: Large steps toward living more sustainably can be taken by reducing energy consumption in the home and lowering the cost of landscape maintenance by restoring soil and natural systems. Tim’s presentation will discuss how to evaluate and prioritize energy savings options in the home and explore cost-effective approaches that allow achievement of energy reduction goals. Moving away from using chemicals to a sustainable land care approach can create a vibrant landscape that is less costly to maintain over time. Considerable discussion on the basic properties of compost and soil and their central role in sustainable landscaping will be covered. Many case studies in energy and in sustainable landscaping will be shown.

Tim Gould is the Director of T. Gould Associates—Services for Sustainable Living and is Vice President of Agresource and Director of Energy Egghead.

Hope to see you Tuesday!

This meeting occurs the second Tuesday of every month At Jewett Farms Studio and is open to all:)