Creating environmentally friendly homes in Burlington, Hamilton topic of panel discussion


Published February 15, 2024 at 3:44 pm

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How to make your own living space more environmentally friendly is the topic of an upcoming panel discussion for Burlington and Hamilton residents.

Presented by the Bay Area Climate Change Council, the webinar discussion will focus on the ways you can retrofit your home to increase energy efficiency.

“This is a great opportunity for Burlington and Hamilton homeowners and renters to learn about the relationships between buildings and climate, how to make your home more energy efficient, how to finance home energy upgrades, and what your city is doing to support GHG emissions reductions in residential buildings,” reads a statement by the BACCC.

Topics covered will include:

  • making your home more energy efficient,
  • financing home energy upgrades,
  • the relationships between buildings and climate, and
  • what your City is doing to support greenhouse gas emissions reductions in residential buildings?

Featured panellists are:

  • Adrian Grod, Business Advisor, Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)
  • Lauren McAusland, Better Homes Burlington Coordinator, City of Burlington
  • Nicole Raitakari, Energy Program Coordinator, Green Venture
  • Kim Watson, Registered Energy Auditor, Green Venture
  • Cathrin Winkelmann, Senior Project Manager, City of Hamilton

The event will be held online on Feb. 27 starting at 6:30 p.m. There is no cost and a question and answer session will also be available.

You can register at

BACCC is a collective of individuals and organizations advancing climate action in the Hamilton and Burlington Bay Area. They have 14 voting members. Core funders and non-voting members include the City of Hamilton, City of Burlington, and Mohawk College.


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