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I'll be doing a Simple Solar workshop for Boston Skill Share on Sunday, April 19th, 2009, from 10:45 am - 12:15 pm at the MIT Stata Center, 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA.

Working demonstrations of the
Simple Solar Thermal Principles:
Dark absorbs
Light reflects
Clear keeps the wind out

and
Solar IS Civil Defense
with an emphasis on
Solar Electricity/Photovoltaic/PV Power

From Solar Survival on emergency, disaster, and refugee camp scale
to one room/one window solar systems for daily or occasional use

Solar Thermal

water disinfection
ovens and cookers
water and space heating (and cooling)
food production

Solar Electric/Photovoltaic/PV Power
minimal solar light
backpack and bike lights

Solar IS Civil Defense:
flashlight, radio, cell phone, extra set of batteries
The solar/dynamo as a reliable source of low voltage DC power, day or night, from
sunlight or muscle power

Cell phone solar

Solar swadeshi

One Room/One Window
heating, hot water, ventilation, air conditioning, and electricity

Originally posted to gmoke on Sat Apr 11, 2009 at 07:24 PM PDT.

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