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Energy Savvy Business Series
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The Winneshiek Energy District and Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce present a four-part series for chamber members: Becoming an Energy Savvy Business. Cost is $40 for the whole series or $10/class. Participants who do not own their building are invited to bring their building owner as a guest, free of charge. Classes will offer local examples of small businesses making the change toward local, clean, efficient energy practices as well as expert advice on how to green your own business.
September 4: Solar for Your Business
Is solar a good fit for your business? More and more businesses are finding that becoming solar powered is a win-win for the earth and their bottom line. Topics covered include: your pre-solar checklist, how to make the most out of tax credits and incentives, what makes a good solar site, solar payback and warranty, and local solar contractors and resources.
September 18: Save Energy, Save Money
It’s no surprise that energy-efficiency lowers utility bills and is better for your business’s bottom line - but where to start? This class will address high impact energy-saving opportunities for all businesses, appliance upgrades, energy audits, the cost of delay, and long-term efficiency projects.
October 2: Road to Net Zero
What does it take to become a net zero business? With growing climate awareness, becoming a net zero business can give your business a leg up. Together we’ll look at carbon accounting, carbon offset tags, and the marketing potential of becoming a “net zero” business.
October 16: Energy Policy 101 for Communities
Does the world of energy policy leave your head spinning? This class will help you’ll gain a better understanding of energy regulations, gain new energy vocabulary, learn about local energy initiatives, and step away with a better ability to speak “energy” with your community leaders and policy-makers.
If you do not own your building we encourage you to invite the property owner at no charge. Please email email@example.com with the informaiton.
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Decorah Bank & Trust Learning Center 202 East Water Street Decorah, IA 52101