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Zero Carbon, Zero Bills

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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This webinar will help you save a lot of money and cut your carbon footprint. In addition, all attendees will receive a free electronic version (for iPad or Kindle) of David Green’s, Zero Carbon Home.

In this webinar David describes what they did to cut their home’s carbon footprint, heating bill and electricity bill to zero. He is saving so much money on bills that he is earning a 15% return on my investments in heat pumps, insulation, triple-glazed windows and solar panels, which he calls the fab four. Yes, he is a Brit and a Beatles fan.

He is both an energy geek, with a degree in physics from Oxford University, and a finance nerd with an MBA from Harvard Business School. His financial analysis ensured that they only did things that made financial sense as well as energy sense. He found that geothermal, solar hot-water panels and adding insulation to your walls made energy sense but made no financial sense.

When he set out to cut his carbon footprint (he had no idea he could cut it to zero, let alone make money doing so) he found there was no guidebook. So, he set about cutting their carbon footprint himself. Having succeeded in going zero, he wrote a book on how to do it. Zero Carbon Home is the guidebook he had been looking for. It is written in simple, clear language that focuses on saving money by cutting your carbon dioxide emissions. He does not tell you to lower your thermostat, eat vegan or vote for Al Gore. He shows what they did that worked. Both the book and webinar are full of pictures, charts and diagrams, usually of our own experience. Both are scientifically rigorous and financially sound. They are sprinkled with pithy observations and, on occasion, a dry English wit.

David does not work for or get paid by any manufacturer or installer of equipment. He is free of the conflicts of interest that permeate the industry. After a nasty road accident in 2014 that nearly killed him, he retired from his career in biotechnology ( founded two companies, was CEO of both and took both public). He now sometimes works 14-hour days helping people cut their carbon footprints. So much for retirement.

He looks forward to hearing your questions on the webinar.

And yes, Green really is his family name.  He got it from his father. He is not making it up, just like he is not making up anything else in the book or webinar.

This event is co-sponsored by Sustainable Wellesley and the Wellesley Municipal Light Plant.