Sept. 7, 2011 through Nov. 2, 2011, 6 - 9 p.m. - Learn How To Harness The Sun - Nine great tours and HomePower.com! - Solar, Wind, Thermal and Low Impact Hydro-electric Renewable Energy Class starts at Cincinnati State.
Back by popular demand, this set of classes and tours was bumped up to the quarter starting this Wednesday. Each class includes two hours of real world applications from HomePower.com - complete, detailed installations including pricing for every type of renewable energy. And then an hour tour of a local installation. Tours are open to the public. Please contact us if you plan to come and we'll have some educational material for you.
Green Cincinnati Education Advocacy - Cincinnati's first LEED Platinum office - demonstrating bio-mass wood sawdust pellet stove which provides over 10% of the energy required for the office.
Cincinnati Zoo LEED Platinum Entry Village and Harold C. Schott Education Center - Come see what it takes to be the Greenest Zoo in the World!
Melink Corporation - One of the world's first Net-Zero buildings. 100% of its power is renewable. For the class final exam you will be presenting your own Net-Zero project.
Sycamore Township Fire Station - The largest solar PV array in the region at a LEED Certified project.
Cincinnati Park Board - Over 14 sites use renewable energy from the Eden Park headquarters to the Moerlein Lager House. Gerald Checco, Park Board Facilities Superintendent, will give us his insights as well as tell us about his home's experience building a new garage especially for solar PV.
GreenSource Cincinnati Energy Demonstration Center - Cincinnati's premier center to learn about everything energy related from chilled beams to a low impact hydro system they helped with in Honduras for Matthew 25: Ministries.
Metropolitan Sewer District LEED Gold Offices - We'll see how they are testing three different solar PV technologies.
Green Learning Station of the Civic Garden Center of Cincinnati - Transforms an old gas station into the most educational LEED project in the region.
Boulter House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright - Demonstrating passive solar design, we'll have an after class get together and discover the roots of sustainability in American architecture. Learn more.