2020 Virtual Green Living Festival - June 9 Focus on Energy and Efficiency
Welcome

Welcome to Day 2 of the Virtual Green Living Festival! Join us at the times listed below for Live Events and anytime throughout the day for workshops, family-friendly activities, Energy and Efficiency exhibitors, plus many other resources. Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor: Ameren Missouri.

Plan to join us again on Day 3 | Thursday, June 9 | Focus on Naturescaping.

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Live Events

Join us at the times listed below

Noon–1 p.m.
View recorded event on YouTubeLet’s Talk about Energy Efficiency and Healthy Homes!
Enjoy an interactive conversation with experts working towards energy efficiency

Demo wall of home performance issues

Featuring the following panelists:

  • Shelly Harmon, Ameren Missouri | Electric utility perspective
  • Belmin Salihovic, Spire | Gas utility perspective
  • Marc Bluestone, SmartHouse Heating & Cooling | Contractor perspective
  • Jim Jordan | Homeowner perspective

Advanced registration encouraged or join us at noon on June 9.


4–5 p.m.
View recorded event on YouTube
Grow Solar St. Louis Power Hour Presentation
Learn the basics of solar, its financial implications for your property and how the Grow Solar St. Louis program works.


5:30–7 p.m.
View recorded event on YouTube USGBC – Missouri Gateway Chapter Green Building Showcase

Explore the designs and sustainable attributes of three projects underway in the St. Louis area: Missouri Botanical Garden’s Jack C. Taylor Visitors Center, Forest Park Forever Nature Playscape and the Forest Park Waterways project.

Jack C. Taylor Visitors Center

 

Festival Workshops

Thank you to our Workshops Sponsor: Spire

 

Family-friendly Activities

 

Energy and Efficiency Exhibitors

Go to complete exhibitor listings including contact information and interviews!


Ameren Missouri
Energy Efficiency Programs

Learn more

  Mother and daughter with refrigeratorAt Ameren Missouri, we’re proud to offer a variety of programs and tools to help you save energy and money—without sacrificing your comfort. These include an online store, efficient products, peak time savings, fridge and freezer recycling, and heating and cooling products.

Thanks to Ameren Missouri, our Presenting Sponsor!

Grow Solar St. Louis
Residential Solar Group Buy Program

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  Solar panelsGrow Solar St. Louis is an education and group purchasing program making solar more affordable for homeowners. This program helps property owners throughout the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, and St. Charles County pool their buying power to secure significant discounts that make installing solar more affordable.

Home Performance with ENERGY STAR
Residential Energy Efficiency

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  home modelHome Performance with ENERGY STAR offers a comprehensive approach to home improvement, remodeling, and renovation that will make your home more efficient and reduce energy costs, while improving indoor air quality and creating a more comfortable, healthier home. At the same time, you’ll be helping to protect the environment through energy conservation.

Metro Lighting
Energy Efficient Lighting and Controls

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  RunnersMetro Lighting was founded in 1967. As a locally owned and family run business, we believe sustainability is our responsibility. We believe this to encompasses taking care of the environment, economy, and the community in a way that allows present and future generations to thrive. 

Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Residential Energy Efficiency

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  Electric meterThe Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Energy is focused on affordable and reliable energy generated in Missouri. The division coordinates the state’s energy policy, houses energy-related programs, and works to support a strong, comprehensive, coordinated energy plan for Missouri.

SmartHouse Heating & Cooling
Heating, Cooling, Home Performance

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  Energy AuditSmartHouse Heating & Cooling is proud to work with the EarthWays Center and the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR (HPwES) program in Missouri to apply our specialized Building Science knowledge and processes to deliver whole-house energy savings and improved year-round comfort.

Spire
Natural Gas Utility

Learn more

  Whether you’re buying a new home, remodeling or just wanting to save on your energy bills, natural gas is the smart energy choice—providing comfort, peace of mind and savings for you and your family.

Thanks to Spire, our Workshops Sponsor!

StraightUp Solar
Solar Energy Installer

Learn more

  Solar panelsStraightUp Solar is a self-performing, turn-key photovoltaic design, installation and maintenance company, founded in 2006 with headquarters in the St. Louis region. StraightUp Solar is a certified energy storage and capture system provider and electric charging stations installer.

USGBC–Missouri Gateway Chapter
Green building education and outreach

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  Green Schools QuestU.S. Green Building Council–Missouri Gateway Chapter believes that Green Buildings Are Better—better for people, better for the environment, and better for our pocketbooks. We live, work, learn and play better in green and healthy spaces.

Link to Green Living Festival homepage

 

Link to June 6 event

Link to June 11 event

Link to Schedule of Events
 
 

Festival Presented By

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Workshops Sponsor

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Activities

Camp EarthWays

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Calling all campers—join EarthWays Center online this summer for our Young Green Builders virtual camp! Campers explore sustainable home design as they create a fantasy green home from the inside out, interact with green building professionals and become friends with peers interested in sustainability. Learn more at mobot.org/campearthways.

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