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E-M:/ GLREA Introductory RE Seminars in Ann Arbor - August 19, 2006

Renewable Energy Introductory Seminars
When:  August 19, 2006
9 AM - 5 PM
Where:  Environmental House
               2420 S Industrial Highway
               Ann Arbor, MI
Are you interested in learning the basics of Renewable Energy systems and how they can work in Michigan? Then the Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association?s (GLREA) Renewable Energy Seminars are for you.
These seminars answer commonly asked questions about different types of renewable energy applications, Solar Water & Space Heating, Solar Electricity and Wind Energy. Instructor John Wakeman of SUR Energy Systems is experienced in renewable energy system design, sales and installation of solar electric and wind generators.
9:00 - 9:30AM Energy Efficiency Primer  The wise person works to conserve as much electricity as possible before investing in renewable energy.  Learn about energy efficiency improvements that you can make to your home and how to create energy saving habits. There is no charge for this primer session.
9:30 ? 11:30AM Solar Water & Space Heating Systems Learn how to use the sun?s energy for domestic uses (showers, sinks, washing machines) and for home heating. These systems are easy to install and often pay for themselves in energy savings in just a few years. This seminar provides an overview of a variety of water and space heating systems.
11:30 -12:30PM LUNCH Students are responsible for their own lunches.
12:30 ? 2:00PM Solar Photovoltaic Electricity Students will gain a basic understanding of the components that make up a Photovoltaic (PV) electric system and how PV works.  Students in this seminar should attend the Balance of Systems session.
2:15 ? 3:00PM Balance of Systems A part of the PV and wind energy seminars, this session covers the components that are common to both.  There is no additional charge for this session.
3:15 ? 5:00PM Wind Electricity This seminar is ideal for people who wish to learn more about wind energy technology and who are interested in installing a system.  Students in this seminar should attend the Balance of Systems session.
One Seminar $30 (GLREA Members - $20)
Two Seminars $40 (GLREA Members - $30)
Three Seminars $50 (GLREA Members - $40)
Space is limited, and pre-registration is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. Avoid disappointment and register early!

To Register or for more information, please contact:

tel: 800-434-9788
email: info@glrea.org
website: www.glrea.org

Jennifer Malinowski
Program Manager
Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association
P.O. Box 346
257 S. Bridge St.
Dimondale, MI  48821
517-646-6269 ph
517-646-8584 fax

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