Webcast at Colorado State University-Pueblo discusses creating and living in solar homes
PUEBLO – Building and living in a solar homes will be the subject of a webcast hosted by Colorado State University-Pueblo and its Department of Engineering from the Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES). The webcast, “Designing and Living in a Solar Home,” shown live from the Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) meeting in Golden, CO, will feature a long-time solar homeowner's experiences as well as the nationwide efforts to make zero-energy homes the rule instead of the exception .
The webcast will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 24 in Technology 110, hosted by the South Eastern Colorado Renewable Energy Society (SECRES) and the CSU-Pueblo Department of Engineering. Admission is free for CRES members with a $5 donation requested from non-members. The local webcasts represent a continued commitment by CSU-Pueblo to promote and utilize renewable energy resources.
Ren Anderson joined the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in 1983 and has worked on a broad range of building research. Working with industry partners and DOE, he has helped to plan and carry out the research activities of DOE's Building America Program. Ren is a senior project leader at NREL focusing on developing least cost approaches for the design of Zero Energy Homes.
John Avenson is one of the most passionate advocates for solar energy and a more sustainable future that CRES has ever known. His near zero energy home in Westminster is a regular fixture on The Denver Tour of Solar Homes, and is available for most informal tours almost anytime John is there.
Free admission for CRES members and for students. Suggested donation of $5 for nonmembers. You can join CRES for $40 here: http://www.cres-energy.org/about_join.html
CRES is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the awareness of the economic and environmental benefits of renewable energy and energy efficient technologies.