Saturday, September 12, 2015
8 am to 4 pm at Waynesville Senior Center
1401 Ousley Rd, Waynesville, Missouri 65583
Fee: $25.00 ($15.00 for Each Additional Household Member) ~ Lunch included
Pre-registration Required By 9/4/15**
HOSTED BY: Wild Side Farm, LLC & Responsible Growth, US
Are you ready to go solar but don’t know how to get there? Does it seem expensive and a bit daunting? Did you know that you can start with a very small, relatively inexpensive system and work your way up?
Geared to the homeowner, we will start with the basics and go beyond. The information you receive in this class will help you make informed decisions about your solar requirements and will help you ask the right questions of a solar installer and know what to expect from your electric coop. You will be a much more knowledgeable consumer embarking on the path of solar ownership, be it a small or larger system.
Become comfortable in your understanding of solar energy:
- Learn the Language of Electricity
- Receive informative handout and resource list
- Hands-on access to solar equipment
Learn all about PV solar power systems:
- How solar power works
- Solar site evaluation, use of passive solar
- Each type of system ~ grid intertie, grid-tie with battery backup, off-grid ~ and associated costs
- How each system type is configured and constructed
- How these systems can be incorporated into daily use
Be An Energy Guru:
- Learn about recommended manufacturers and time-tested products
- Learn about the laws pertaining solar energy, rebates and credits, and how to work with your electric provider.
- Assess your household’s electrical load using simple mathematical equations.
- Get rid of phantoms!
- Develop and implement your own efficiency and conservation plan, cornerstone to efficient use of solar energy.
- Get started providing your own electricity from the sun.
What to Bring to the Workshop:
- one year of month-by-month kwh totals, obtained from your electric provider
- pen and paper
Pre-registration Required By 9/4/15
Call 573-855-0128 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
**Homemade Lunch will be served to those in attendance
** Net proceeds will be used to help establish a community sustainability education foundation for Pulaski County, MO