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Home Energy Makeover Expo at Fall Home and Patio Show to show how to save energy and reduce bill

The Expo is holding an online drawing for passes to Home and Patio Show and chance to become eligible to win a GE Hybrid Water Heater, GE Energy Star dishwasher and other prizes. Online drawing is Wednesdays at 2 p.m. Visit www.HEMExpo.com today..

Sept. 9, 2011 - PRLog -- A Home Energy Makeover (HEM) Expo will be a special feature of the annual Fall Home and Patio Show, Sept. 29-Oct. 2 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center. The educational and informative Expo is presented by the U.S. Green Building Council, North Florida Chapter (USGBCNF) and JEA.

"Displays, workshops and experts will show how building science and technology can reduce energy consumption at home and save money as it applies to remodeling or new home construction," said Wally Conway, president of HomePro and chairman of the Residential Green Building Committee of the USGBCNF. "The Expo will feature four days of educational presentations, information, tips, workshops and outreach programs"

Show attendees visiting the Expo will be eligible to win a GE Hybrid Water Heater, a GE Energy Star dishwasher and other prizes when they complete the GE Expo Passport by having the passport stamped at designated booths throughout the show. Attendees can also register to win a $10,000 Home Energy Makeover at the Expo.

Some of the planned HEM Expo workshops, seminars and educational opportunities include Simple Ways to Live Greener, Irrigation Savings Made Easy. What are Home Performance Upgrades?, Things to Know when Replacing A Heat Pump, The Home Energy Assessment, Energy Saving Behaviors, Home Energy Efficiency Projects, Basics of Solar Window Film, Advantages and Incentives to Green Building, Green or green-washed Realtors - What's the difference?, Bringing a Sustainable Community to Northeast Florida and how to use the JEA Home Energy Evaluation Kit.

There are also industry related continuing education classes being offered through the Florida Green Building Coalition on Thursday.

For more information on the Home Energy Makeover Expo visit www.HEMexpo.com.

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The U.S. Green Building Council is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. With a community comprising 79 local affiliates, nearly 16,000 member organizations, and more than 168,000 LEED Professional Credential holders. USGBC is the driving force of an industry that is projected to contribute $554 billion to the U.S. GDP from2009-2013. USGBC leads an unlikely diverse constituency of builders and environmentalists, corporations and nonprofit organizations, elected officials and concerned citizens, and teachers and students. For more information on the North Florida Chapter, visit www.usgbcnf.org.

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