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Workshop Schedule – 2016

Dan Chiras, Ph.D.

The Evergreen Institute
Center for Renewable Energy and Green Building
www.evergreeninstitute.org

(720) 273-9556(720) 273-9556

 

February

Sorry, no workshops -- Dan's working on his revision of Power from the Sun and self publishing a book on Chinese greenhouses.


February 20 - 21  Mother Earth News Fair  (Belton, TX) -- Come see me, I will be teaching numerous one-hr workshops at the Fair

March 

Sorry, no workshops -- Dan's working on his revision of Power from the Sun and self publishing a book on Chinese greenhouses.

April

April 9 - 10  Mother Earth News Fair  (Asheville, NC) -- Come see me, I will be teaching numerous one-hr workshops at the Fair

April 23 & 24  Intro and Intermediate Solar Electricity (TEI, Gerald, MO)

April 25 & 26  Advanced Solar Electricity: Design, Sizing, Wiring, Pricing, and Selling Solar (TEI, Gerald, MO)

April 27  Design and Installation of Code-Compliant PV Systems: The National Electric Code for PV Systems (TEI Gerald, MO)

April 28 - June 1  Installation of a Battery-Based Off-Grid PV system (TEI, Gerald, MO)

 

May

No workshops -- Dan's teaching an Advanced Ecological Design (sustainable design) course in Fairfield, Iowa May 9 - May 20.

 

June

June 6 - 10   Advanced Solar Electricity:  12-kW Grid-Tied PV Installation (Mansfield, MO) -- Students must have taken TEI's Intro and Intermediate Solar Electricity course

June 18  - 19  Design and Construction of Chinese Greenhouses for Soil-Based and Aquaponics Growing (TEI, Gerald, MO)

June 20 - 26  
Hands On Construction of a Chinese Greenhouse (TEI, Gerald, MO)


July

No workshops -- Dan's teaching an Advanced Ecological Design (sustainable design) course in Fairfield, Iowa May 9 - May 20.

July 9 - 10  Mother Earth News Fair  (West Bend, WI) (Come see me, I will be teaching numerous one-hr workshops at the Fair)

August

August 27 and 28  Intro and Intermediate Solar Electricity (TEI, Gerald, MO)

September

September 23 - 25  Mother Earth News Fair -- Seven Springs, PA  (Come see me, I will be teaching numerous one-hr workshops at the Fair)

October

October 1 & 2  Advanced Solar Electricity: Design and Installation of Code-Compliant PV Systems (TEI, Gerald, MO)

October 22 - 23  Mother Earth News Fair (Topeka, KS)  (Come see me, I will be teaching numerous one-hr workshops at the Fair)


November


No workshops scheduled

 

December

No workshops scheduled

Resources


 

TEI's Electric Car Conversion

As many of you know, The Evergreen Institute is converting a Chevy S-10 to run on electricity at our educational center in Gerald, Missouri...(more)... 

 

Installation of TEI's 2-kW grid-tied PV system with Battery Back Up

In 2010, The Evergreen Institute installed it's third solar system. This array serves as a training array for students but also powers the classroom building and the farm. To learn more, click here...

TEI's EV Conversion

Living Comfortably Off Grid: Achieving Total Self
Living Comfortably Off Grid: Achieving Total Self

A full-colorcomplete guide to living off grid and totally sustainably with respect to energy water waste food health and more. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in achieving total self-sufficiency. Full color. Extremely well illustrated. Regularly sells for $45.95!
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