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Sustainable Technology
We are excited to offer Continuing Education courses in the quickly expanding field of Sustainable Technology. Currently these courses are offered exclusively at the Edenton-Chowan campus. For a full listing of upcoming Sustainable Technology classes and descriptions view the Edenton-Chowan Campus Schedule.

Upcoming Classes:
 
Introduction to Solar Thermal
June 3-19, 5:30 - 8:30
$70 per person
Students will how to use energy from the sun for water heating. This can be used for homes and businesses to provide energy savings for water heating as well as heating and cooling of a building. Students will learn system types and how to place systems for best results.

Introduction to Wind Power Technology
June 10-26, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
$70 per person
This course will help you understand how wind energy can be used for small off-grid settings. Class will cover how to determine if a site is feasible and estimate output of a small wind system. Topics will include state and federal incentives for wind power, estimating costs and learning the correct terminology when working with wind power systems. Class will raise a small air breeze turbine for charging batteries. Instructor: J. Stolarczyk Room 418. This course is a pre-requisite for upcoming class Wind Power for Residential Homes.

Energy Science Camp
June 23-26
$55 per person
A fun an hands on camp that teaches 4,5, and 6 graders how to use STEM with energy and weather science.  The camp will be held on College of The Albemarle’s Edenton-Chowan campus to teach kids about how the home used energy and where it comes from.  This is a hands on camp that is wholesome, practical, challenging, and rewarding as well as fun!

Introduction to Solar Power Technology
July 8-24, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
$70 per person
This course will help you understand how solar energy can be used for small applications and how to determine if a home or site is suitable for solar electricity. Class will also cover fundamentals of electricity and how to set up a small off-grid system. Topics will include state and federal incentives for solar power, estimating costs and learning the correct terminology when seeking a qualified licensed electrician to install a system. Instructor: J. Stolarczyk Room 418. This course is a pre-requisite for upcoming class for Residential Solar Power.

All classes will be held at the Edenton-Chowan Campus located at 800 N. Oakum Street. To register for any of these classes, please call 252-482-7900, x 2413 or 252-335-0821 x 2250. If you have any questions, please email John Stolarczyk, Sustainable Energy Coordinator john_stolarczyk@albemarle.edu.

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