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Let’s Discuss De-Carbonizing Your Home
August 14, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Long time energy consultant, Tom Kabat, will share many tricks and tips for starting your personal path to decarbonizing your home using the clean electric grid and/or solar energy to replace fossil fuels for home and transport. As an experienced solar engineer, utility planner, and energy consultant, Tom will discuss how to electrify home heating, water heating, cooking, and driving. He has specific examples from a project in which five existing homes are being electrified without needing to upgrade their electric panels. He has examples of affordable actions for renters and home owners, as well as advice on what to avoid.
Tom is a board member of: SunWork.org, (installing lower cost solar for folks who electrify) and Carbon Free Silicon Valley (promoting carbon free building policies). He’s an Environmental Quality Commissioner for Menlo Park and enjoys pursuing a broad-ranging climate preservation mission. He has a B.S. in Environmental Engineering, Solar Systems from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.