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City of Batavia
Environmental Commission (BEC)

The mission of the Batavia Environmental Commission is to fulfill the role of environmental advisor, educator and motivator to City Government and the community at large

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The Batavia Environmental Commission Presents:


Eco-Home Open House

Wednesday, June 10, 2015



The Batavia Environmental Commission is inviting the community to an Eco-Home Open House to take a  first-hand look at how a local couple made changes to their home and landscaping to make it more sustainable


This open house and presentation will show the many energy efficient upgrades Patrick and Rosie McVay have made to their 1955 ranch house since buying it in 2011.  Some of the sustainable upgrades they made include installing new windows, insulating, upgrading mechanical equipment, installing PV solar panels, landscaping with fruit trees and vegetable garden, and installing a cistern collecting rainwater from the roof to water the garden.   They will discuss the steps they took to make the necessary changes and the subsequent energy and money savings.


Register Online (Free), Space is limited, Register Early



Location:               McVay Home

                                641 Maple Lane

                                Batavia, IL  60510


Contact: Carolyn Burnham at


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