|Muir Commons Photovoltaic Installation Workshop -- Ehrlich||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Fred H Olson (fholsontcfreenet.org)|
|Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 07:48:01 -0600 (MDT)|
Charles Ehrlich <ckehrlich [at] yahoo.com> is the author of the message below. It was posted by Fred the Cohousing-L list manager <fholson [at] cohousing.org> because the message included HTML ; PLEASE do not post HTML, see http://csf.colorado.edu/cohousing/2001/msg01672.html -------------------- FORWARDED MESSAGE FOLLOWS -------------------- Photovoltaic Solar Generation System Installation Workshop presented by Muir Commons / Cooperative Community Energy / Sine Electric June 24-28, 2002, Davis, Ca Muir Commons Homeowners Association in collaboration with Cooperative Community Energy of San Rafael, CA and Sine Electric of Santa Rosa, CA will be holding a hands-on, photovoltaic solar panel design and installation workshop on June 24 through June 28, 2002 in Davis, California. Workshop attendees will develop in-depth knowledge and practical skills about solar power theory, system design and installation practice through 5 days of classroom instruction and hands-on experience. The 10kW (CEC-rated 9.6kw) solar electric system to be installed during the workshop will make Muir Commons the largest residential producer of solar energy in the City of Davis. The Muir Commons "Common House" serves as the ideal venue for the workshop with its large presentation hall, dining facilities, picturesque grounds and low-slope, south-facing roof. The workshop is intended for anyone considering the installation of a solar electric generation system at home or work. The only requirements are a basic understanding of electricity and familiarity with the use of hand tools. Participants should be able to climb ladders and feel comfortable standing and walking on a one-story roof. This workshop offers information and hands-on experience valuable for the homeowner as well as the contractor considering a career venture into the rapidly expanding field of solar energy system installation. Tuition is $650.00 with discounts available for full payment with early registration. The Muir Commons Homeowners Association offers additional discounts for members of other CoHousing groups, cooperative housing associations, non-profit housing developers, and homeowners associations to be part of this event. The workshop content is applicable to both residential and small commercial installations anywhere in the United States. The workshop will discuss the unique opportunities available to Californians through the California Energy Commission's Renewable Energy Buydown Program. Three experts in the field of solar energy will present the majority of the workshop including Don Barch and Erin McMahon of Cooperative Community Energy and Stephen Lyons of Sine Electric. Workshop space is limited and slots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. A non-refundable deposit of $150.00 must be received within five days of receipt of your registration request in order to reserve your slot in the workshop. Full payment must be received no later than June 1, 2002 to receive the early registration discount, and late registration will be accepted if there is space available up to the first day of the workshop. Workshop tuition includes a detailed manual. The workshop begins at 8:00 AM and ends at 5:00 PM each day. "brown-bag" lunch will be provided each day. A limited number of CoHousing-sytle "common-meal" dinners will be available for an additional cost. For more information and to sign up for this event, please contact Charles Ehrlich via e-mail at ckehrlich [at] yahoo.com. Muir Commons is the first CoHousing community in the United States to be developed from the ground-up in the CoHousing style. To learn more about the community and the workshop, please visit the web site at (http://www.muircommons.org). For more information about the programs and services offered by Cooperative Community Energy, please visit their web site at http://www.cooperativecommunityenergy.com . _______________________________________________ Cohousing-L mailing list Cohousing-L [at] cohousing.org Unsubscribe and other info: http://www.communityforum.net/mailman/listinfo/cohousing-l
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