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Button Up Your Overcoat, Pt. 2

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Summary
Program continues discussion of issues discussed in Program 1004, "Button Up Your Overcoat": solar energy, weatherization, fuel assistance programs in Boston, and fire prevention. Host Barbara Barrow-Murray, in a live program, speaks with Alan Ackerman (President of Energyworks, Inc., a consulting firm that provides assistance with weatherization), Gloria Fox (Executive Director of the Roxbury-North Dorchester APAC, part of Action for Boston Community Devlopment, an agency responsible for fuel assistance programs), Lieutenant Roy Burrill (a Boston firefighter and member of the Vulcans, an African American firefighters group), and Dick Pierce (a solar energy expert and Director of the Northeast Solar Resource Center, Cambridge). Program includes a repeat of the roll-in interview conducted by Beth Deare with Dick Pierce aired in Program 1004 and viewer calls. Produced by Barbara Barrow-Murray. Directed by Brian Clarke.
Topics
Fire prevention, Self-help housing, Solar houses, Ackerman, Allan, Burrill, Roy, Fox, Gloria, Pierce, Roy, Energyworks, Inc. (Boston, Mass.), Northeast Solar Resource Center (Cambridge, Mass.), Roxbury-North Dorchester APAC (Roxbury, Mass.)
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