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HVAC 101: Reducing Your Footprint EVANSTON

11/05/2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm CST

Take this informational workshop to learn all about HVAC systems and reducing your environmental footprint!

This workshop is for homeowners that want to reduce their environmental footprint and have a better understanding of their HVAC system. We’ll cover:

  • HVAC system components and what they do
  • Practical DIY tips for maintaining your system and extending equipment lifespan
  • Insights on the latest energy-efficiency HVAC technologies, including new cold-climate heat pumps that can reduce your energy consumption and utility bills
  • ComEd rebates
  • The negative environmental impacts of refrigerant pollution and how to ensure your HVAC contractor is following proper refrigerant handling and disposal practices.

Our instructor is Rory Toelle. Rory is a union trained residential HVAC worker who has been in the industry since 2007. In addition to his industry work, Rory is an instructor in Rebuilding Exchange’s Workforce training program. Rory’s work is environmentally focused with a strong emphasis on the safe disposal of refrigerants. See examples of his work on Instagram @northwindchicago

Scholarship available. Contact Indigo@rebuildingexchange.org


Additional parking available along Hartrey St. or in the lot at the southwest corner of Dempster and Hartrey.

All materials are included in the workshop fee.


• If you can’t make it to a class, you can transfer your ticket to someone 16 or older. Just email nancy@evanstonrebuildingwarehouse.org with their name and email address.

• If the Rebuilding Exchange Evanston needs to cancel a workshop, we will notify you 24 hours before the class and give you the option of refund or reschedule.

• We do not currently offer other refunds or transfers between classes.

We are not able to accommodate last minute attendees. If a workshop is sold out, there are no open spots.


10:30 am - 12:30 pm CST


ReBuilding Exchange Evanston
1245 Hartrey Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202 United States


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