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Free workshops planned to help Portland residents save money, energy and water

What's your Home Energy IQ?

Want some easy ways to reduce water and energy use in your home?

The Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability and Energy Trust of Oregon are offering a series of free Home Energy IQ workshops, to help people trim their utility bills and energy usage.

Those registering in advance are eligible to receive compact fluorescent light bulbs, a high-performance showerhead, faucet aerators and other energy-saving tips.

Preregister at www.energytrust.org/events, or by calling 1-866-368-7878.

The workshop schedule:

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Rebuilding Center, 3625 N. 3625 N Mississippi Ave.

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Sumner Fire Station #12, 8645 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Saturday, Oct. 29, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Warehouse / Portland Green Parenting, 3434 S.E. Milwaukie Ave.

Thursday, Nov. 3, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Mt. Scott Community Center, 5530 S.E. 72nd Ave.

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Umpqua Bank, 3606 S.W. Bond Ave.

Thursday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Sylvan Fire Station #16, 1715 SW Skyline Blvd.