CCLEP hosts a hands-on homeowner workshop on October 10

Cook County Local Energy Project kicks off the second-year pilot of the Residential Energy Efficiency Program (REEP) on Thursday evening Oct. 10 with a hands-on homeowner workshop – a new approach to home energy efficiency.
Energy Auditor Chris Norman of Boreal Craft and CCLEP Coordinator Virginia Danfelt will present fundamentals of home energy efficiency and techniques handy homeowners can learn to do on their own.  There will be demonstrations, discussions and an opportunity to try different techniques.
Contact Danfelt ( by Oct. 5 to suggest ideas or projects that can be incorporated into the workshop.
The workshop will be held at the Community Center from 6:30 to 8 p.m., and there is a $5 fee. It is sponsored by the Cook County Community Fund and supported by CCLEP partners Cook County Higher Education and Cook County Extension.