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E-M:/ Introductory Renewable Energy Seminars - September 8, 2007

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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!  
The Great Lakes Renewable
Energy Association presents
When: Saturday, September 8, 2007
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Oakland Room, Oakland Center
Oakland University
2200 Squirrel Road, Rochester, MI

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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 - 11:30AM
Solar Water and 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 on your own
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. Participants 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. Participants 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)

To Register or for more information, please contact:

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

Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association
URL: www.glrea.org
Email: info@glrea.org
(517) 646.6269
Toll Free:

Jennifer Malinowski, Program Manager
Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association
257 S. Bridge St., PO Box 346, Dimondale, MI  48821
517-646-6269 ph / 517-646-8584 fax / jennifer.malinowski@glrea.org
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