Extension to host evening workshops at UAF

 

Biomass briquettes made in Petersburg burn. A representative of the Alaska Center for Energy and Power will talk about the use of biomass in homes and communities.

Biomass briquettes made in Petersburg burn. A representative of the Alaska Center for Energy and Power will talk about the use of biomass in homes and communities.

Debbie Carter
907-474-5406
7/17/2013

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will host 10 free evening workshops July 22–26 in Room 138 of the Reichardt Building on the UAF campus.

The midsummer Extension workshops will include a variety of topics, including home energy workshops from Extension, the Alaska Center for Energy and Power and the Cold Climate Housing Research Center.

Workshops will run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and 7 to 8:30 p.m. The Reichardt Building is on Yukon Drive east of the entrance to the UA Museum of the North. Registration is not required. The full schedule with instructors is linked from www.uaf.edu/ces or see below:

Monday, July 22

• 5:30 to 7 p.m. — “Building Energy Efficiency into Your Home,”  Bruno Grunau, Cold Climate Housing Research Center
• 7 to 8:30 p.m. — “Food Preservation Techniques,” Roxie Dinstel, Cooperative Extension

Tuesday, July 23

• 5:30 to 7 p.m. — “Biomass: Is It Right For Me and My Community?” Amanda Bryd, Alaska Center for Energy and Power
• 7 to 8:30 p.m. — “Living on Less”, Roxie Dinstel, Cooperative Extension

Wednesday, July 24

• 5:30 to 7 p.m. — “Adding Renewable Energy: Opportunities and Tradeoffs,” Chris Pike, Alaska Center for Energy and Power
• 7 to 8:30 p.m.— “Hybrid Generator and Battery Solutions for Off the Grid,” Jim Norman, ABS Alaskan, Inc.

Thursday, July 25

• 5:30 to 7 p.m.— “Private Forest Management and Firewood,” Glen Holt, Cooperative Extension
• 7 to 8:30 p.m. — “Radon: How Do You Know If It Is in Your Home?” Art Nash and Roxie Dinstel, Extension

Friday, July 26

• 5:30 to 7 p.m.— “Adaptations for Aging in Your Home,” Art Nash, Extension
• 7 to 8:30 p.m. — “Alaska Energy and Your Community,” Art Nash, Extension

 

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