Over the past few weeks, we’ve been highlighting the practical routines and lessons that Latin American families have passed down from one generation to the next with a series of short videos featuring members of LatinBuilta professional association for Latin American construction companies.
We end the series with Joe Calderon, owner of Sterling-Pacific. Since 2015, the commercial roofing and waterproofing company has been providing installation solutions and services to building owners throughout the Northwest.
Calderon notes how his mother raised him to be energy and environmentally conscious. Growing up in Oregon, he remembers his family winterizing their home, covering windows with plastic and even separating rooms with sheets to keep certain rooms warm to save on utility bills. public services.
Watch the following video to learn more about Calderon’s story and how he passes these traditions on to his children.
Visit www.energytrust.org/DIY for more tips like these that can help lower your energy costs while increasing your home comfort.
Durante las últimas semanas, hemos destacado las rutinas prácticas y las enseñanzas que las familias latinas han transmitido de une generation a otra con una serie de videos cortos que presentan a miembros de LatinBuiltan asociación de empresas de construcción de latinos propietarios.
Ending the series with Joe Calderón, owner of Sterling-Pacific. Since 2015, the commercial technology and waterproofing company has provided solutions and installation services for building owners throughout the northern region.
Calderón señala cómo su madre lo crió para ser conscious de la energía y el medio ambiente. Al crecer en Oregon, recuerda a su familia preparando su casa para el invierno, cubriendo las ventanas con plastice e incluso separando las habitaciones con sábanas para mantener el aire caliente en ciertas habitaciones para ahorrar en las invoices de servicios públicos.
See this next video to learn more about the history of Calderón and how to teach them this tradition.
Visit energytrust.org/MiCasa to get more advice as you can help reduce your energy costs to increase your convenience.