Topic: Home improvement
The North Texas Renewable Energy Group hosts Bill Neukrantz, EE, MBA, who will speak on "Cutting Your Energy Costs in Half - Top 10 Steps." He'll cover lighting, monitoring solutions, building envelope improvement, heating and cooling systems and renewable energy implementation. Free and open to the public.
Joe and Tracy Self with guest landscape designer Ange Harvey will talk about yard art as shared culture and folk art. Free.
Gecko Hardware, an eco-friendly True Value store, is hosting its grand opening with demonstrations and workshops, including an appearance by organic gardening guru Howard Garrett. See Green Source DFW story.
Network and learn about green living and green businesses in DFW with environmentally conscious folk. $1.
Annual festival dating back to the 1930s, featuring local vendors selling trees and plants, gardening products, landscaping and home improvement items. In addition, there will be workshops, children's environmental activities, a recycled fashion show and festival foods. Free.
Plastics entrepreneur Jeff Drummond will share about his project, which is making use of existing plastics to create 100 percent recycled and biodegradable products.
Learn how to conserve water and protect the environment. Tour Upper Trinity’s Water-Wise Demonstration Garden, visit educational booths and get to know your sprinkler system. The garden and booths will be open 9 a.m. to noon. A “Get to Know Your Sprinkler System” class will be offered 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Registration for the class is required. Contact: Erin Blackman, ...
Expo presented by the city of Bedford featuring vendors and exhibitors from energy-saving retailers and renewable energy providers, along with natural gas and other alternatives. Free.
Class will be presented by Anna Clark, author of "Green American Style" and president of EarthPeople, and builder Alan Hoffman. Clark will share her experiences and reasoning for building the first LEED Platinum certified home in Dallas. Her builder Hoffman will then speak about the technical aspects of the home and ways attendees can transform their homes to be more sustainable and energy...