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Solar Energy Society Sponsors Workshops

BOONE–Learn about energy efficiency on Sept. 10 as the Appalachian State University Solar Energy Society continues its annual series of energy-related workshops.

All workshops are free and open to the public. They are held Mondays from 8-9:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Kerr-Scott Hall, located on Rivers Street.

The fall semester schedule is as follows:

Sept. 10 – Energy EfficiencySept. 17 – Micro-Hydroelectric Power

Sept. 24 – Electric Vehicles

Oct. 1

– Photovoltaics

Oct. 8

– Passive Solar Design

Oct. 15

– Sustainable Building/Strawbale Construction

Oct. 22

– Building Codes and Renewables

Oct. 29

– Permaculture

Nov. 5

– Cutting Edge Renewable Technologies

Nov. 12

– Solar Hot Water

Nov. 19

– Biomass

Nov. 26

– Wind Power

Dec. 3

– The 6th Annual Renewable Energy Christmas Tree Lighting

Workshops are led by students, professionals and community members. For more information, call Josh Williams at 264-4654 or visit