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Wednesday
09
MAY

Learn Series: Sustainable savings

08:00
10:00
Whitby Chamber of Commerce
Event organized by Whitby Chamber of Commerce

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How much money are you losing each year from leaving the light on? Get the tools you need to boost your bottom line by embracing sustainable savings and learn what grants are available to help pay for sustainability projects at the second instalment of the 2018 Learn Series.

Gail Lawlor, B.E.S.
President, Energy Matters

Gail Lawlor has been involved in the energy, waste and water sectors since 1982. Through her consulting company, Energy Matters, she provides training development and delivery, research, and project implementation expertise to a variety of clients. Lawlor’s background includes a Bachelor of Environmental Studies, an Adult Education Diploma, and practical experience as an air sealing contractor, energy auditor and environmental products retailer. She also has extensive experience with volunteer committees including the Recycling Council of Ontario, the Ontario Water Works Association and is a founding member of Durham Environmental Network (DEN) and Durham Conservation Centre (now EcoBusiness Network). Through the Durham Conservation Centre, Lawlor administered the first depot and curbside recycling program in Pickering and the energy retrofit of the Commercial House in Brougham.

Christine Ball, CSBA
Executive Director, EcoBusiness Network

Christine Ball has over 15 years of experience in marketing and communications working with international organizations, not-for-profits, small businesses and local artists. She studied publishing and design at Ryerson University, attended York Schulich School of Business for Marketing Management, completed web design training at Seneca College and studied digital drafting and interior decorating at George Brown College. In addition, Ball is a Sustainable Building Advisor and certified in Sustainable Energy and Conservation. She has completed training in Net Zero Water for Buildings and Sites and Aquaponics. Ball is committed to environmental stewardship and conservation and is eager to share her passion whilst making a difference working with businesses across Durham Region.