Meet Arlington residents and business owners who have taken steps to making their homes emit less carbon dioxide. With ample time to ask questions of these experienced and knowledgeable neighbors, learn how they have switched their heating, cooling, and cooking systems away from fossil fuels through new installations and assistance from various local organizations. Hear firsthand how an electrified home can become carbon free and stop emitting greenhouse gases when combined with opting for up to 100% renewable electricity. In many cases, the efficient systems and insulation solutions improve home comfort, can save money and, most importantly, help slow climate change.
Moderator: Amos Meeks, PhD, Precinct 3 Town Meeting Member and previous co-chair of Sustainable Arlington Panelists (All Arlington Residents): Tom Ehbrecht, Sustainable Arlington Scott Samenfeld, HeatSmart, Menotomy Weatherization Program Participant Ezekiel Wheeler, Business and home solar user Seth Federspiel, Climate Program Manager, City of Cambridge Community Development Department Coralie Cooper, Arlington’s Clean Energy Future Committee, Arlington Mothers Out Front