KOHLER, Wis. — April 7, 2010 —Two contributors from HGTV and HGTVPro.com will share their tips and remodeling ideas for eco-friendly living and design during Earth Expo, held in the Village of Kohler on Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24. Kohler Co. will also offer visitors a 35 percent discount on more than a dozen KOHLER water-saving faucets, showerheads and toilets during the weekend event. All presentations, demonstrations and family activities are free to the public. Most activities will run 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 23 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 24 at the Kohler Design Center, Kohler Experiential Learning Center, Woodlake Market, and The Shops at Woodlake.
Nicole Facciuto, interior designer and contributing host on HGTV's “Red Hot and Green” show, will discuss how consumers can transform their own homes into eco-friendly environments, during two presentations on Saturday, at the Kohler Design Center (10:45p.m. and 2:15p.m.). Her energy and simple approach to green design and living has made “going green” accessible to everyone.
As a LEED-accredited professional and current member of the U.S. Green Building Council, Facciuto actively publishes articles on green living and sustainability. Her designs have been featured on HGTV, CBS, Oxygen and Bravo networks, and in publications such as Domino and Traditional Home. She is owner and principal of Nicole Facciuto Design, with offices in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Author, contributor and host on HGTVPro.com, and triple master plumber Ed Del Grande, will also talk with Earth Expo visitors, sharing his know-how for virtually any plumbing or home remodeling task, and how to minimize water use in the home. Del Grande will be on hand to meet with visitors in the Kohler Design Center on Friday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and again on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
In addition to presentations by Facciuto and Del Grande, Kohler Co. has teamed up with several local businesses to build awareness and appreciation for the environment through:
For the complete schedule of events, dates, times and locations, please check:www.destinationkohler.com/calendar/calendar.html