Cooperative Extension Service housing and energy specialist Rich Seifert will teach his Cold Climate Homebuilding Techniques workshop Saturday, Oct. 24th in Schaible Auditorium on the UAF campus. The free workshop will run from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and includes a manual and a CD.
The workshop will focus on insulating homes and will cover options for retrofit, ventilation, indoor air quality and permafrost and foundations. It is also designed to help homeowners who plan to participate in the state’s home energy rebate program.
Call 907-474-7201 or 907-474-6366 to register.
CONTACT: Cooperative Extension energy and housing specialist Rich Seifert at 907-474-7201. Debbie Carter, CES public information officer, at 907-474-5406 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Title: Ferguson G125BE Blueflame Boiler Certification Location: Associated General Contractors, 3750 Bonita Street, Fairbanks Description: FOR CERTIFIED INSTALLERS ONLY. Electric Boiler (sizing and piping controls and wiring); G125BE System (introduction and installation); Logamatic Control Troubleshooting, Servicing, Product Review. Call 907.456.1234 for information and reservations. Date: 2008-10-22
From the Fairbanks Daily Newsminer August 14, 2008.
A solar-powered car on three wheels arrived in Fairbanks on Wednesday evening, creating a spectacle as the spaceship-like vehicle made its way down the Johansen Expressway to the Cold Climate Housing Research Center.
Title: Fairbanks North Star Borough, I/M and Air Pollution Control Commission Meeting Location: Borough Assembly Chambers, 809 Pioneer Description: Report on air quality in the borough. Experts on air quality, health effects and wood burning will be available for questions. Start Time: 18:00 Date: 2008-07-22 End Time: 21:00
Title: Golden Valley Electrical Association Meeting Location: Carlson Center Description: The meeting will discuss information on a new cost of service study the utility initiated to ensure that members in different classes are paying their fair share of the utility costs. Start Time: 06:30 Date: 2008-07-21 End Time: 08:30
Title: Weeds Gone Wild, An Invasive Plant Workshop and Guided Tour Location: Old University Park School, Room 108 Description: Information on invasive plants will be presented in the classroom followed by a field trip. If you attend both the workshop and field trip, lunch will be provided. Call Diane Claassen at 474-2428 for more information. Start Time: 10:00 Date: 2008-08-16 End Time: 03:00
“I think the message was real clear — do it now,” said resident Richard Wright, leaving the We Need Energy Now rally Thursday evening with his wife, Bette. She was quick to add, “with local control.”
“When homes can’t be heated and food can’t be put on the table because of the cost of trying to heat that home – we have a crisis,” he said. “Only you are the statesmen of Alaska, and only you can solve this problem.”
Title: “Energy Now” Rally Location: Carlson Center Description: Make your voice heard and show the importance of economical energy sources at a rally sponsored by the Fairbanks North Star Borough and Co-Sponsors. Start Time: 05:00 Date: June 12, 2008 End Time: 05:30