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Workshops Sponsor

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Welcome to Day 1 of the 2021 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.

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View recorded event Noon–1 p.m.
Live Panel Session
Healthy Homes and Energy Efficiency –Four Perspectives

Featuring the following panelists:

  • Lauren Pyatt | St. Louis County Department of Health, Healthy Homes and Energy Efficiency Coalition | health perspective
  • George Robnett | St. Louis Community Action Agency of St. Louis | contractor perspective
  • Tina Hardin | Habitat for Humanity St. Louis Homeowner | homeowner perspective
  • Dana Gray | Tower Grove Neighborhood Community Development Corporation | landlord perspective (moderator)


View recorded event on YouTube
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2–3 p.m.
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.

Family with electric vehicle6–7 p.m.
EV 101: An Introduction to Electric Vehicles
Are you curious about EVs? Join us to learn about the different models on the market, the basics of charging, incentives available and more. Plus, have the opportunity to ask questions of EV experts! Learn more about Electric Vehicles.

Bonus Energy and Efficiency Live Event
Friday, June 4, 8–10 a.m.
Benchmarking & Energy Efficiency Carousel: Getting BEPS
Join the USGBC–Missouri Gateway Chapter and the City of St. Louis for a series of presentations geared towards helping building owners save energy and money while meeting the City’s new Building Energy Performance Standard (BEPS).


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  • Sustaining the Grid While Moving to Clean Energy
    As the vice president of sustainability and electrification for Ameren, Gwen Mizell is juggling more than one big challenge. Climate pledges are great—and Ameren has set a net-zero-carbon-emissions-by-2050 goal of its own.
  • Ameren Residential Energy Efficiency Programs
    From Ameren Missouri, Mylan Stevens describes a variety of opportunities for customers who are interested in saving on energy bills while reducing energy waste. Plug into these sustainable living options!
  • Spire Energy Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates
    Whether you're buying a new home, remodeling or simply wanting to save on your gas bill, Spire has rebates to make it easier to save on the upgrades you want. Chris Wright, Energy Efficiency Representative for Spire, presents these useful resources.
  • Improving Your Home’s Performance
    Experts and homeowners demonstrate the improvements that can make any house healthier, safer—and cheaper to heat and cool. (Note that this video refers frequently to ice dams, which tend to be less of an issue in the St. Louis climate.)
  • Creating Healthy Homes
    Spend some time with one of the nation's foremost experts on Healthy Homes in this workshop with Kevin Kennedy of Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. He walks us through the steps towards making our indoor environment as healthy as can be.

Thank you to our Workshops Sponsor: Spire



  • Ameren Missouri: energy efficiency programs
  • Grow Solar St. Louis: residential solar group buy program
  • Home Performance with ENERGY STAR: residential energy efficiency
  • Metro Lighting: energy efficient lighting and controls
  • Missouri Department of Natural Resources: affordable and reliable energy for Missouri
  • SmartHouse Heating and Cooling: home performance solutions
  • Spire: natural gas utility – energy saving rebates
  • USGBC – Missouri Gateway Chapter: green building education and outreach

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