March 2012 Green Eggs – Multi-Unit Housing and Solar Hot Water

Date:
March 7, 2012
Time:
7:30am – 9:00am
Location:
Maine Audubon, Gilsland Farm Education Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Rd, Falmouth, ME
Cost:
$10.00 members
$15.00 non-members

Program

Explore the potential of solar hot water for multi-unit housing projects at our March Green Eggs program.  Using existing Maine projects as case studies, Geoff Sparrow of ReVision Energy will present on the design, economics, and energy savings involved. Nathan Szanton of The Szanton Company will talk about his experience in incorporating solar hot water into his developing projects.

Presenter

Geoff Sparrow of ReVision Energy

Geoff Sparrow is one of the most experienced solar professionals in Maine, installing systems for ReVision Energy since 2006. A graduate of UNH Geoff is a Mechanical Engineer and holds NABCEP (North American Board of Certified Energy Practioners) certificates in both solar thermal and solar electricity. Currently he is the only installer in Maine to hold both of these certificates.

Nathan Szanton, The Szanton Company

Nathan Szanton is Principal of the The Szanton Company. A graduate of Harvard College and UMaine School of Law Nathan has committed himself to creating attractive, comfortable and affordable rental homes for tenants with diverse incomes.

About Green Eggs and to Register

Green Eggs is the Chapter’s monthly breakfast forum featuring a speaker and topic relevant to green buildings. Networking and breakfast, featuring a full breakfast – local, organic, creative – prepared by Local Sprouts Cooperative, will take place from 7:30 – 8:00 followed by a 45 minute presentation and a 15 minute question, answer & discussion period. Attendance is limited and pre-registration with payment is recommended. Attendance is $10 for members and $15 for non members. To register for the event, register here or e-mail programs@maineusgbc.org to reserve your spot.