Energy Alternatives and Efficient Building
a workshop and tour to help reduce energy consumption …the Path to Net Zero!
Energy Alternatives and Efficient Building will include a day of presentations, discussions, demonstrations and tours to learn about technologies used in net-zero home construction and low- to net-zero energy use by businesses.
Date: Saturday, November 5, 2011. Program begins at 8 a.m. at Columbia Basin College, in the new Center for Career & Technical Education, 2600 N. 20th Avenue off Argent Road on Tech Way.
Cost: $5 for morning session only (includes refreshments) $12 for the afternoon session, which includes demonstrations, tours, and lunch $15 for both morning and afternoon sessions!
AGENDA & DEMONSTRATION LOCATIONS: 8am – 8:45am: Introduction to the Sustainable Energy & Environmental Network and ways to get involved
8:45am – 9:30am: Tyson Pischel with Pischel Construction and Green Builder Warehouse, will share his hands-on, real-world experience of building affordable, energy efficient homes.
9:30am – 10:15am: Jonathan Lewis with Hire Electric will explain the benefits and use of solar photovoltaic (electric energy).
10:15am – 11:30am: Ray Lam with Silk Road Environmental will present and demonstrate the company’s solar thermal system.
LUNCH / 12pm to 1pm: Meet at Entrees Made Easy, 127 Gage Blvd (not far from Costco and next to Bonefish Grill), in Richland
1:15pm: Tour of net-zero home, built by Pischel Construction, in the Creekstone Community of Kennewick.
2:15pm: Badger Mountain Winery, demo of solar PV sytem installed by Hire Electric and tour of winery with no- host wine tasting!
IMPORTANT! Transportation is not provided. Carpooling is encouraged.
Registration: Contact Kelsey Myers 509.542.4832, firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline: October, 30th 2011