Hands on with Solar – Saturday, May 11

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 10 – 12 pm
Location: REEP House for Sustainable Living, 20 Mill Street in Kitchener (at Queen)
Parking: The green off of the Joseph Schneider Haus lot off Queen Street
Cost: Free (Charitable donations are welcome, but not required)

Presented by: REEP Green Solutions
Special guest: Derek Ramseyer, Solar One Canada

Brief Event Description:
An exciting hands-on workshop where you will learn about Solar Thermal technology by assembling two working miniature solar thermal collectors. A solar technology professional will guide you through the activity and explain the components and working of a solar thermal system up close.

After the hands-on activity, participants will learn how the full-sized solar system on the roof of the REEP House for Sustainable Living will be tied into the heating system of the building. This event is recommended for adults and youth ages 16 and older.

Workshop includes:
•Overview of the components and workings of a solar thermal system taught by a solar thermal professional
•Hands-on activity for participants to assemble a working model of a solar thermal collector
•Tour of the basement of REEP House to learn how our solar thermal installation will tie-in to our heating system

Registration required (space is limited): www.reepgreen.ca, info@reepgreen.ca, 519-744-9799

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Contact REEP Green Solutions
www.reepgreen.ca / info@reepgreen.ca / 519-744-9799

This event is funded by: Region of Waterloo Community Environmental Fund
Event partner: Solar One Canada

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