Published DateLACONIA — Lakes Region Community College (LRCC) is scheduled to offer the LRCC Sustainable Energy Forum on Saturday, April 27, in the Center for Arts and Technology (CAT) academic building on Prescott Hill.
Registrations and refreshments are scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the CAT Atrium with actual workshops and demonstrations beginning at 9 a.m. and running through 2:30 p.m.
LRCC Energy Trainings Manager, Dr. Andy Duncan is presenting a Button-Up Workshop from 9-10:45 a.m. “The ‘Button-Up Workshop’ is aimed at homeowners who want to save energy in truly cost effective ways,” says Duncan. “College personnel appreciate the sponsorship of Liberty Utilities and the Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative.”
Running from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. is the plenary: Wind and Sustainable Energy in New Hampshire moderated by State Representative, Ian Raymond (Sanbornton). Former NH Public Utilities Commissioner, Susan Geiger, and Appalachian Mountain Club Director of Research, Ken Kimball, will discuss the pros and cons of large-scale wind energy in New Hampshire.
Refreshments will be provided, followed by tours and demonstrations by LRCC Energy Services Technology (EST) professors, Wes Golomb and Department Head, Carl Daniels.
“The goal of LRCC’s Sustainable Energy Forum is to generate awareness about sustainable energy options in NH, emphasizing wind energy and efficiency,” continues Duncan. “We also want participants to become acquainted with LRCC’s excellent energy programs.”