Education Opportunities at The Energy Fair

200+ Free Workshops Extended Workshops Continuing Education

The Energy Fair features over 200 free workshops throughout the three-day event. The workshops range from intro-level to advanced workshops and cover the following topics: Alternative Construction & Green Building, Clean Transportation, Community Involvement & Activism, Educators, Energy Efficiency & Conservation, Finances & Economics, Photovoltaic Systems (Solar Electric), Professional Development & Tools of the Trade, Sustainable Farm & Garden, Solar Heating & Cooling, Sustainable Living, and Wind Systems.

200+ Free Workshops

Stay tuned for the preliminary 2015 workshop schedule!
To see the breadth and depth of topis from last year, download the:

2014 Workshop Schedule (PDF)

2014 Workshop Guide (PDF)

Extended Workshops

Dive a little deeper and get to know more about a topic from one of the expert presenters by taking an Extended Workshop! Workshops are $30 unless otherwise specificed and offerings this year include:

Alternative Energy Grounding System—Design and Testing
Date: Saturday, June 20 at 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Presented by: Neil Matthes, PE, MSEE, Master Electrician - Duck Creek Engineering, Inc. & Spark Burmaster, Electrical Engineer, Environmental Options
Description: An Improperly designed and/or installed Multiple Power Source Alternative Energy Grounding System is code violaton with Safety, ElectroMagnetic Interference and ElectricMagnetic Field Exposure Problems. Lecture / Lab Measurements clarify these. 

 

Homebrew Wind
Date: Sunday, June 21 at 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Presented by: Dan Bartman, Otherpower and Chris, King Canyon Alternatives, LLC

Description: Wind is the most difficult renewable resource to harvest, and commerical small wind turbines are expnesive. But with the right knowledge, preparation, and tools, you can build your own for far less cash...from scratch. 
 

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Continuing Education Opportunities

Stay tuned for information on Solar Professional workshops and Professional Builder/Contractor workshops

If you are interested or would like more information, contact Allison Lindquist at allisonl@midwestrenew.org or 715-592-6595 ext. 115.