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Alternative Transportation - 2 weeks

Learn the construction and conversion of electric vehicles.

• Off Road Models • Pickups and Commuter Conversions

• Current Practices, Opportunities, and Future Trends. For those wanting practical experience with Alternative/EV technology.

Hydrogen Energy - 1 week

Guest instructors: Dr. Robert Wills & David Booth. Learn how hydrogen can be used in energy applications. • Fundamental Principles • Safety • Historical Overview • Electrolyzer Theory and Operation • Storage • Available Products • Appliance Conversion • Fuel Cells • Future Perspective. Hands-on experience generating and using hydrogen.

Solar Home Design Principals - 2 weeks

Learn the fundamentals of solar and energy efficiency • Passive Solar Concepts • Design Guidelines • Construction Techniques • Insulation Strategies • Remodel/Retrofit Opportunities • Solar Water and Air Heating • Sunspaces and Greenhouses • Case Studies and Tours of successful designs. A comprehensive overview for those who want to design/build.

Photovoltaic Design And Installation - 2 weeks

Learn to design and install solar electric systems. • Fundamentals of Practical Design/Sizing • Typical Applications • Hardware Selection • Safety • Case studies

• Field Installation. For those who want to use PV or seek employment in the solar industry.

Advanced PVs For Remote Homes - 2 weeks

Guest instructor: Richard Perez, Home Power. Learn to design/install residential systems • ac/DC PV/ Hybrids • Lab Exercises • Hardware Selection • Code Compliance • Wiring • Retrofitting Appliances • Water Pumping • Case Studies and tours. For those with experience in PV systems.

Micro-Hydro Electric Systems - 2 weeks

Guest instructor: Don Harris, Harris Hydroelectric. Learn to install residential water power systems. • Design and Sizing • Commercial Products & Suppliers • Site Installation. For those who want extensive field experience installing working systems.

Wind Power - 2 weeks

Guest instructor: Mick Sagrillo, Lake Michigan Wind & Sun. Learn to design and install wind generator systems. • Aerodynamics • Generators, Alternators & Induction Machines • Tower Design • Site Analysis/Sizing • Safety

• Energy Storage • Legal Issues • Hybrid Systems • Installation Procedures. Get practical experience designing and erecting wind generators.

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Renewable Energy Eco Friendly

Renewable energy is energy that is generated from sunlight, rain, tides, geothermal heat and wind. These sources are naturally and constantly replenished, which is why they are deemed as renewable.

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