EarthCare Spring Retreat Is Saturday

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
EarthCare will hold its annual Spring Retreat on Saturday, at the Pot Point Cabin in the beautiful Tennessee River Gorge. Jay Martin and Sarah Kinnamon will lead a workshop about healthy homes and buildings.

The event usually lasts from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Workshop Topics:

Common problems in existing structures

Remediation techniques

New construction

Air quality 

Sound quality

Energy consumption and reduction

Location & transportation

Water efficiency

Sustainable sites

Green building materials:

Rapidly renewable resources

FSC

Recycled content (postindustrial/ post-consumer)

Low/ No VOCs

Operation and maintenance

Green cleaning

Cleaning practices that counter act ¨green" materials

If weather permits, there will also be a short nature hike. A free lunch will be provided, so register if you plan to come so organizers will know how much food to take. Check the EarthCare website for ways to register and for more information at www.earthcareonline.org.

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