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Funding Your Green Home Retrofit Handout


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Funding Your Green Home Retrofit Handout

  1. 1. The Green Roundtable, Inc. NEXUS Green Building Resource Center th 38 Chauncy St., 7 Floor Boston, MA 02111 t- 617.374.3740 f – 617.457.7839 NEXUS 2ND SATURDAY: FUNDING YOUR GREEN HOME RETROFIT September 12, 2009 Thank you for coming – we hope this event is informative, inspiring and enables you to find ways to retrofit your home in a healthy, green, and affordable way. - Down2Earth and The Green Roundtable/NEXUS Elective A: How do I do my green home retrofit? Please choose one 1) The Economical Green Remodel, Paul Marquis, Green Home Solutions Learn the basics of green remodeling and home energy conservation with an emphasis on how to contain costs and get maximum value for your dollar. Some primary funding resources will also be covered in brief. Paul Marquis of Green Home Solutions, former Education Coordinator for NEXUS, is a LEED Accredited Professional voted "Best Green Consultant" in Boston magazine's 2007 reader poll. Marquis currently works as an independent energy-efficiency and green building consultant. Paul Marquis Green Home Solutions 781.541.0570 2) Green Retrofit for Your Home, Mark Price, Steven Winter Associates Redecorating? Gutting a Room? Want to perform a deep energy retrofit on your home? Now that Green is mainstream there are seemingly endless choices for homeowners wanting to update their spaces. But, what is green building, really? Come and join the discussion about what makes the best sense for your home, now. Covered: Reduce your energy & water use, Improve your indoor air quality, Improve the durability of your home, Make sensible choices for building materials, Increase the value of your home. Mr. Price is a Senior Sustainability Specialist at Steven Winter Associates, Inc., a building systems consulting firm in Boston, Norwalk, CT, New York, NY, and Washington, DC. His work there centers on energy efficiency and sustainability consulting for a variety of clients in the residential building sector. Mark Price Steven Winter Associates, Inc. 28 Walnut Street Maynard, MA 01754 617.894.8620
  2. 2. The Green Roundtable, Inc. NEXUS Green Building Resource Center th 38 Chauncy St., 7 Floor Boston, MA 02111 t- 617.374.3740 f – 617.457.7839 Elective B: How do I fund my green home retrofit? Please choose one 1) Used & Surplus Materials To Save Money, John Grossman, ReStore Home Improvement Center John will be speaking about used and surplus materials as a strategy for saving big bucks while buying green. John Grossman is the Manager of the ReStore Home Improvement Center in Springfield, MA. The ReStore is a non-profit with an environmental mission to divert building materials from the landfill. It has a retail store as well as a deconstruction crew that takes houses apart by hand, to the foundation, to maximize reuse. The ReStore has been featured on This Old House, New England Cable News and many other media outlets for their environmental work. John L. Grossman Manager, ReStore Home Improvement Center 413-788-6900 / 413-788-6909 (fax) 2) Affordable Clean Energy Solutions for Your Home, Scott McClintock, Nexamp, Inc. Scott will be giving a presentation on affordable clean energy solutions for your home, including and in depth look at how you can afford a solar photovoltaic (solar electric) system on your roof. Scott McClintock is the director of sales at Nexamp, Inc., leading the commercial and residential sales teams. He brings extensive sales and marketing experience, having fulfilled these functions at several Boston area start-up companies. He also served as Executive Director for Hill House, a non-profit community organization. Scott holds a bachelors degree and an MBA from Cornell University. Scott McClintock Rich Herald Director of Sales Sales Associate Nexamp, Inc. Nexamp, Inc. 978.688.2700 x709 978.688.2700 x701 Brought to you by Down:2:Earth: Boston’s Sustainable Living Festival ( and The Green Roundtable/NEXUS Green Building Resource Center (