Rick Blumenthal will give the presentation "A House as a System" at the next meeting of the Kitsap Chapter for the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild.
Blumenthal is the lead energy advisor with RePower Bainbridge and has more than 34 years experience in residential and light-commercial construction, and construction consulting.
He has an undergraduate degree in environmental conservation and planning with post-graduate training in building science, sustainable construction and building performance, and is a certified Energy Star third-party verifier and Built Green third-party verifier.
The Kitsap Chapter will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 at the offices of RePower Bainbridge, 400 Winslow Way E, Ste. 210 (at the corner of Winslow and Erickson Avenue). Parking is available under the building.