Thinking about making your home greener but don’t know where to start? Wondering about the incentives and barriers to environmentally friendly improvements such as green roofs and downspout planters (pictured above)? Join the panel discussion tonight at 5:30 at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Auditorium at 20th and Arch. The event is free and open to the public; however, registration is requested. Panel guests include PWD’s Glen Abrams, Michele C. Adams (Meliora Environmental Design), Shanta Schachter (New Kensington CDC) and Nancy O’Donnell (Philadelphia Green).

If you can’t make it to the event and are considering a retrofit to make your home greener, check out our the Residents section of our site, which features 10 project ideas, how-tos and design guides.