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Sustainable homes workshop offered at UAF


Fairbanks, Alaska—Three Fairbanks energy experts will offer a workshop on sustainable homes Saturday at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

The UAF Cooperative Extension Service will host “A 21st Century Sustainable Home: What Does it Take?” in Boyd Hall, Room 201 of the Reichardt Building. The workshop will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with a lunch break.

Rich Seifert, Extension community sustainability coordinator, will talk about superinsulated homes, solar technologies and solar hot water systems. Greg Egan of Remote Power Inc., will address photovoltaic systems for solar electricity; and Karl Kassel, the general manager of Arctic Sun LLC, will talk about the construction and performance of net-zero energy homes.

The cost is $15 for “A Solar Design Manual for Alaska.” Register at 474-7201 or online at http://bit.ly/SustainableHome.

ADDITIONAL CONTACTS: Rich Seifert, Extension community sustainability coordinator, 474-7201 or via e-mail at rdseifert@alaska.edu

ON THE WEB: www.uaf.edu/ces

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