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Jonathan Harkness and EBM are featured in the January issue of Hudson Valley Life Magazine.  Click on the cover to be taken to the article: Living The Green Life


















Audubon Sharon Teams up with EBM
 In 2009  Jonathan Harkness did a series of talks at the Sharon Audubon in Sharon, CT.


JANUARY 24, SATURDAY, 10:00 am

Holistic Environmental Living Series: Part 1 of 3- Conservation

Location: Sharon Audubon Center

Age: Adults

Leader: Jon Harkness, VP, EBM Consulting Services, Inc.

In this three-part series, learn how to conserve the earth’s natural resources using the resources you have. Get an understanding of how your lifestyle may be affecting the planet and what you can do to make a difference. Topics discussed will include: sustainable living, conservation, efficiency, green building techniques, renewable energy, life cycle cost, etc. Jon Harkness is the Vice President of EBM Consulting Servies, Inc, located in Millbrook, NY.
Part One: Conservation- The first step in trying to live a sustainable lifestyle is conservation. In order to preserve the resources we have, we must use them wisely. Learn what you can do to conserve through everyday practices. Learn what modifications you can make in your lifestyle or home that will help lower your carbon footprint.

FEBRUARY 7, SATURDAY 10:00 am

Holistic Environmental Living Series: Part 2- Green Building

Location: Sharon Audubon Center

Age: Adults

Leader: Jon Harkness, VP, EBM Consulting Services, Inc.

What is “Green” and why do I want it in my building? In this second session of our Holistic Environmental Living Series, find out why and how to incorporate these green techniques and designs into your existing or future structures. Find out what makes certain things more “green” than others and how these buildings operate. Topics discussed will include design, operation, energy, efficiency, building envelope, water, indoor air quality, etc.



FEBRUARY 21, SATURDAY 10:00 am

Holistic Environmental Living Series: Part 3- Renewable Energy

Location: Sharon Audubon Center

Age: Adults

Leader: Jon Harkness, VP, EBM Consulting Services, Inc.

In this final session of our three-part Holistic Environmental Living Series, learn about renewable energy and how it can be incorporated into homes or businesses. Learn about local and federal incentives to help with your renewable energy projects. Learn what it means to be “Net Metered” or “Off the Grid”. Learn about why certain renewable technologies make sense for some people and not others. Learn about life cycle cost and payback for these systems. Topics discussed include wind, photovoltaic, solar hot water, geothermal, hydro, etc.





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