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Weekly Sustainable Energy Workshops Begin Oct. 4

BOONE – The Appalachian State University Solar Energy Society presents a series of free workshops during fall semester, beginning Oct. 4.

All workshops are held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Kerr Scott Hall Room 167. The public is invited. The topics are:

Oct. 4 – Introduction to Sustainable Energy.

Oct. 11 – Big Wind in your Back Yard

Oct. 18 – Local Sustainable Energy Applications

Oct. 25 – Simple Home Energy Conservation

Nov. 1 – Photovoltaic Systems

Nov. 8 – Introduction to Biodiesel

Nov. 15 – Micro Hydro Electric Systems

Nov. 22 – Natural Building Techniques

Nov. 29 – North Carolina Healthy Built Homes

The workshops are taught by solar club members, professionals and community members. Participants at all knowledge levels are encouraged to attend.

For more information, contact 773-9242 or or visit