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Registration for upcoming Appalachian Energy Center workshops still open

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—The Appalachian Energy Center is offering these workshops over the next three weeks:

View larger imageThe Appalachian Energy Center offers workshops on a variety of topics throughout the year, including photovoltaic design and installation, zero energy building and small wind energy.
  • Affordable Zero Energy Ready Homes, Friday, May 12
  • Introduction to Photovoltaic System Design and construction, May 15 – 19
  • Small Wind Energy Hands-on Workshop, June 2-3

The center, based at Appalachian State University, is a source of up-to-date information related to renewable energy, building science and energy efficiency fields.

The workshops are held in various locations in and around Boone and offer continuing education credits for a wide range of professionals including architects, engineers, electricians, code inspectors, appraisers, attorneys, LEED and NABCEP professionals.

Workshop costs range from $250 to $1,250. Additional workshops are scheduled starting in August.

Visit to register and for details.

About Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.