Learn about home energy efficiency

Energy Trust of Oregon offers a Home Energy IQ workshop, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25,. at the Edgewater Inn, 7800 Rogue River Drive.

Workshop attendees are invited to tour a local energy-efficient demonstration house, as it enters its final phase of construction. The 4:30-5:45 p.m. tour departs from the Edgewater Inn.

Workshop topics include: Finding a home's biggest energy wasters; low-cost and no-cost energy-saving solutions; Energy Trust cash incentives; and state and federal tax credits.

The workshop is part of an educational series of events for the Shady Cove Showcase Home project. RHT Energy Solutions, working together with the Home Builders Association of Jackson County, began building the Showcase Home in April as a hands-on way to share practical methods for building energy efficiency and sustainability into a home.

Admission to the workshop and tour is free, however, registration is required. To sign up, visit www.energytrust.org/events or call 1-866-368-7878.

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