Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Solar Design & Installation Boot Camp

****** NEW DATES AND LOCATION! ****** 3-Day Solar Design & Installation Boot Camp from the HeatSpring Learning Institute Learn to design & install solar electric systems from A to Z. This course guides students from system fundamentals to advanced mechanical and electrical concepts - it was designed for electricians and will be taught by a master electrician with fifteen years of solar installation experience. Friends of Dominion Electric Supply get a large discount off the course cost! April 26-28, 2011 You asked for it, you got it! Class will be held in Maryland:Dominion Electric Supply8610 Cherry Lane, Laurel. Download the registration here: http://www.dominionelectric.com/news.htm

Thursday, March 3, 2011

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency. (Learn more at http://www.solardecathlon.gov/ ) Solar Decathlon 2011 will be held at the National Mall’s West Potomac Park, on the banks of the Potomac River along the path between the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials.

Dominion Electric Supply is proud to once again help the University of Maryland with their entry. WaterShed, is a solar-powered house inspired by the rich, complex ecosystems of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, which stretches over 64,000 square miles of Maryland, Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Find out more, get involved or become a sponsor today! http://2011.solarteam.org/