FREE Solar Workshop at Milford Library Sept. 22 at 7pm

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SEEDS (Sustainable Energy Education & Development Support) will present a FREE Solar Workshop from to 9 PM on Thursday September 22nd at Pike County Public Library Milford Branch, 119 East Harford Street, thanks to a grant from the Greater Pike Community Foundation.

This ‘Solar 101’ course will teach you all about the different types of solar systems, how they work, how to evaluate your home or business for solar, how much it costs, and how to take the next steps. SEEDS will provide information on rebates and incentives, local solar installers and even an option for Do-It-Yourselfers.

Come learn why so many people are interested in going solar!

The session will discuss how the different technologies work, how to calculate financial payback, and installation techniques and concerns. The presenters will show samples of solar equipment and tools. The workshop will also be very helpful to businesses or non-profits who want to lower their energy consumption and/or generating their own electricity.

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(Blair and Bill Buselli conduct a hands-on-training at a previous SEEDS DIY Solar Workshop)

The SEEDS presenters will include:

·     Jack Barnett – a principal consultant in sustainability, solar, zero net-energy buildings, and telecommunications technologies and strategy; a past chair of a chapter of the American Solar Society; and President of the local Clean Energy Cooperative. Jack is a SEEDS Board Member.

·     Blair Buselli – is a NABCEP (North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners) certified solar installer, and native of Wayne county. Blair is a partner in the family-owned Buselli Solutions in Beach Lake PA. Blair currently serves on the SEEDS advisory committee.

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(Martin attended a 2014 DIY Solar Workshop and installed his ow system shortly afterwards)

SEEDS is a non-profit organization based in Honesdale, PA serving neighboring counties. SEEDS promotes energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainability in our region. Our goals include improving the health of our environment and our local economy through energy savings and independence. To learn more, www.seedsgroup.net.

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