Free Winter Weatherization Kit, Workshop for Chicago Residents

December 28, 2010

How warm are you in your Chicago home this winter?

If you are shivering in your slippers, you might have an air leak, which also wastes energy and money.

The Hollywood North Park Community Association and Chicago Conservation Corp. will be sponsoring a free Home Weatherization Workshop on Wednesday that will teach Chicago residents about common air leaks and how to fix them.

At the event, you’ll get a free weatherization kit, which includes:

man caulking around a window.*Window plastic kits

*Caulk and caulk gun


*Foam backer rod

*Clear poly tape

*Compact fluorescent light bulbs

Then you’ll get to practice installing the energy-saving materials.

The workshop is open to all Chicago residents, but advanced registration is required, so sign up now.

What: Home Weatherization Workshop

When: Wednesday, December 29; 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 N. Pulaski, Chicago

Cost: Free!

RSVP: For more information or to register, e-mail Susan Casey at

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