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Solar Simplified I: Getting Started
Ecology Center Classroom
Berkeley, CA
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Solar is more accessible and affordable than ever. Are you ready to make the leap, to get your power from the sun? Should you? Can you? How? Solar expert Doug McKenzie will provide a strong foundation for your decision-making. Presentation followed by Q&A, so bring your questions!

Topics include:

Why: the environmental benefits of solar
What: what a PV system includes & how it works
Solar Economics: Payback/ROI, rate comparisons with/without solar
Solar Financing: owning versus leasing, low-income options
Other Considerations: Contractors, home selling, Tesla tiles, policies
Jobs: The growth of solar in CA, US, the world, and how to get a foot in the door

Bio: Doug McKenzie retired early from HP after almost 20 years in software development and customer support. Before HP, he received a degree in Applied Math from UC Berkeley. After HP, he is living his dreams as a solar educator and consultant and as a career coach helping people through career transitions. Hes the East Bay development manager for non-profit solar installer SunWork.org and is on the Board of NorCal Solar. Doug lives in Berkeley and drives an electric car powered by rooftop solar.

Co-sponsored by Sierra Club, San Francisco Bay Chapter.
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Date
Jun 10, 2017 1:00 PM



Admission Level Price Quantity
General Free
 
Delivery
(United States - Change Country)
 

Location

Ecology Center Classroom (View)
2530 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702
United States


Categories

Education > Classes
Other > Green

Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: Ecology Center
On BPT Since: Aug 06, 2007
 
Amy Kiser
510-548-2220 x222
amy@ecologycenter.org
http://ecologycenter.org/
 

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