NEW HAMPSHIRE – On Thursday, April 16th Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter will participate in a Green Small Business Tour with the Green Alliance. This tour will highlight New Hampshire’s developing green economy and emphasize the positive role that businesses can play in combating climate change. Following the tour, the Congresswoman will participate in a press conference at New Hampshire’s first owner-financed Platinum LEED house.
What: Congresswoman Shea-Porter tours Simply Green Biodiesel Filling Station
Where: Simply Green Biodiesel Filling Station
547 Central Ave.
Dover, NH 03820
When: Thursday, April 16th at 10:30 a.m.
Background: Simply Green is currently working on growing algae to make algae based bio-fuels.
What: Congresswoman Shea-Porter tours Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Where: Habitat for Humanity ReStore
15 4th St
Dover, NH 03820
When: Thursday, April 16th at 11:30
Background: The Southeast New Hampshire Habitat for Humanity has opened the first ReStore retail location in New Hampshire in Dover. ReStore welcomes the public to shop its expansive inventory of new and reusable building materials and home improvement supplies. All of ReStore’s Profits go to fund local Habitat for Humanity Projects.
What: Green Press Conference with Congresswoman Shea-Porter
Where: 35 Lawrence St
Portsmouth, NH 03801
When: Thursday, April 16th at 12:30 p.m.
Background: Little Green Homes is currently constructing a LEED Platinum single-family residence on Lawrence St. in Portsmouth. This home will be the first owner-financed Platinum LEED house in New Hampshire and only the 28th in the nation. It will be a net-zero building, meaning that it will generate all of its energy from sustainable sources. Solar panels will power the electric as well as provide domestic hot water and heat through radiant floor heating.