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The

ENERGY Fair

JUNE 17-19, 2016 Custer, WI / 250+ WORKSHOPS / 200+ EXHIBITORS / INSPIRATIONAL KEYNOTES / FAMILY FRIENDLY / ENTERTAINMENT / CLEAN TRANSPORTATION SHOW / SOLAR / WIND / GREEN BUILDING / SUSTAINABLE FARM & GARDEN / COMMUNITY / EFFICIENCY / PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT / SOLAR BREWED BEER / AND MORE!

Program Guide 27th Annual

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Friday, june 17 Schedule RED

WORKSHOP GUIDE

GREEN HOME DEMOS

(A31) Straw Bale Construction in Midwest

(A11) Cob Art Bench Build at 10:00 am ($30 ticket, 3 hour) Located south of Pizza Oven

(E6) Fun Energy Education

(A27) Passive Solar Design

(A32) Demo: Straw Bale Construction

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(PV19) Solar Design by Aurora

(EC1) Beware Home Energy Use

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(PV18) Residential Solar

(PV12) Intro to Photovoltaic Systems (B)

Closed Session

(A22) Make NonToxic Paints

(SH4) Solar Greenhouse

(EC6) Energy Audits— Tales from the House

(E3) Clean Electricity: Microgrids

(A4) Building Net Zero Home Using REMOTE Walls

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(L32) The Origins of Power

Closed Session

(A18) Heating Your Home: Masonry Mass Stove

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(SH2) Intro to Solar Hot Water

(PV7) Electromagnetic Interference Basics

(E8) No Garden? No Problem!

(A29) Simple SuperInsulated Passive Home

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(PV6) Developing Commercial Solar

(PV5) Being a Smart Solar Consumer

(E5) Fueling the Future: STEM

(A13 / D2) Earthen Plaster (1 AIA LU)

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(PV2) 52 Energy Technologies

(PV22) Solar Design in Snow Belt

(E10) Solar & Wind Hands-On Learning

(A1) All-Year Comfort: Solar Heat, Natural Cooling

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(A23) Demo: Make Non-Toxic Paints

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(W4) LargeScale Wind Turbine Drivetrain Testing

(C10) Energy Ethics and Activism

(G11) Fermentation for Health, Nourishment and Fun!

(D1) Building Solar Market for Municipalities

(L37) Yoga Session All Levels

(W3) Introduction to Wind

(G5) Creating a CSA Model for Aquaculture

(F1) Financing through Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE)

(D13) Solar Careers

(C23) New Role of Customers in Utility Planning

(G10) Federal Funding for Farmers & Businesses

(D6) Grow Solar Tools: PV Permitting

(PV16) PV Licensu Panel Discussion

(W8) Will Wind Work in Wisconsin (At My House)?

(G15) Growing Unusual Fruits

(L36) Will Solar & Wind Save the Planet?

(PV26) Guiding University Investment: Solar Endowment

(A30) Solar Ready Constructio

(L15) Home Scale Butchering and Charcuterie

(C24) Realities of Nuclear Power

(C11) Energy Independent Communities

(D12) Panel Discussion: Midwest Renewable Energy Policy

(F3) Socially Responsibl Investing

(L21) How to Build An Eco Lodge & Travel Sustainably

(PV14) MREA Solar Power Hour

(G27) Sustainable Living Simplified

(D11) Making Community “Solar Ready”

(EC3) Carbon Indulgence Footprint Reductions

(A12) Design & Build a "Tiny House"

(EC11) Payback from Solar & Conservation

(G31) Vegetable Seed Saving Part II

(D7) Design & Build PV Lab

(EC9) Insulation Incentives & Efficient Upgrades for Home

(W1) Advanced Off-Grid Wind Electric System Integration and Control

Keynote: John Farrell, Main Stage

(L20) How Much Natural Gas Is There?

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(A28) Demo: Pizza Oven

(A14) Demo: Earthen Plaster

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Keynote: Tim Wilhelm, Main Stage, (Exhibits Close)

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Soligent Dealer Fish Fry in the Orange Tent. All Soligent dealers are welcome!

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SILENT AUCTION TENT

(L10) Get Going with Qigong (9:15-9:45)

IronRidge: Introduction to Ground Mounts & IronRidge Design Assistant™ (1 NABCEP)

Let the bidding begin!

(L29) Pesticides in Water Supply and Health Effects

Cale Solar Thermal Options— Drain Back, Glycol, and Integrated Systems (1 NABCEP)

(L26) MREA Campus Tour (Departing from Silent Auction Tent)

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(L22) How You Can Fight Climate Change

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(D8) Introduction to the NREL System Advisor Model

(T1) Advanced Fuel Vehicles: Electric & Natural Gas

(T3) Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle ($30 ticket)

(L30) Psycho/Social Factors and Resource Depletion

(C15) Frack Sand Fugitives

Donor Dinner 6:30 Drinks, 7:00 Dinner

ABB: Rapid Shutdown Solution (1 NABCEP)

Rolls Batt ry: How to Take Care of Your ESS System (1 NABCEP)

Morningstar: PROSTAR Solar Controllers— Advanced Settings and System Design (1 NABCEP)

(T14) Tesla’s Clean Energy Solutions

IronRidge Design Assistant™ for Pitched Roof: Advanced (1 NABCEP)

Quick Mount PV: Solar Roofing Best Practices (1 NABCEP)

(T16) Understanding Electric Cars

Hoeper Green Power: Introducing the Sonnen Smart Energy Storage System (1 NABCEP)

Quick Mount PV: Quick Rack Installation Demo (at the Training Roof, see map p. 57) (1 NABCEP)

(T13) Solar Powered Commute

FOREST STAGE DEMOS

MAIN STAGE

(R19) Puppet Show: Three Friends & Climate Change

(G16) Have Your Landscape and Eat It Too!

Wisconsin Network for Peace and Jus ce Breakfast

(R15) Souped Up Sand Castles and MudPies

Kyocera Solar: Long-term PV Module Reliability (1 NABCEP)

(L6) Creating an Allergy & Toxin Free Home

RAINBOW’S END

(T15) Demo: Try an E-bike

(R11) Our Friend, the Sun

Keynote: John Farrell

(R8) Make NonToxic Paint

Stop by and place your bid. All proceeds benefi MREA renewable energy trainings.

(R14) Solar Learning Fun

(L25) Demo: MicroScale Biogas for Consumer Use

Green Mini Demo Derby with DJ Justic Jackson

Music: Patchouli

(R10) Marionette Show

(R20) Yoga for Kids and Family

Final bids close at 4:30 p.m. and winners announced!

(G20) MicroGreen Production

(L8) Demo: Fishing for Dinner (1.5 hour)

(R9) Make NonToxic Play Dough

EXHIBITORS

(L19) Hope in Action

(T8) E-bikes

(A26) OHSA 10-Hour Training Starts Thursday. Early registration required: www. midwestrenew. org/courses.

CLEAN TRANSPORTATION

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EDUCATION ROOM in the MARKETPLACE

(G30) Vegetable Seed Saving Part I

(L27) Native Plants & Sustainable Living

(G2) Backyard Composting Basics

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(L9) Geothermal Done Right

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SOLAR PROFESSIONAL BUILDING

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Keynote: Tim Wilhelm, Main Stage, (Exhibits Close) Music: Littl Baba “Ghanooj”

reNEWS

9 p.m. Music: VO5

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(C4) Climate Change Heats Up!

(SH3) Solar Air Heating

(E11) Student Installed Solar

(A25) Modern Building Straw-Clay Walls

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(C27) WI Will Win: Fighting Tar Sands

(EC7) Fighting Energy Poverty with Solar

(PV14) MREA Solar Power Hour

(A6) Building with Earthbags

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(SH1) High Mass Sand Beds & Solar Thermal

(PV11) Intro to Photovoltaic Systems (A)

(PV17) Calculation of Solar Payback

(A24) Masonry Heaters

(SH4) (PV10) Solar Greenhouse Intermediate PV

(E4) Finding Nature in Urban Spaces

(A19) Intro to Cordwood Construction

(PV24) Financial Case for Commercial PV

(PV23) Solar Ready Vets

(E12) Becoming a Green School

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(PV27) Grid-Tie or Off-Grid?

(L7) ElectroMagnetic Exposure— Update

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(C24) Realities of Nuclear Power

(PV8) Electromagnetic Interference Discussion Panel

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(G22) Permaculture in the Home Garden

(D10) Launch Food Business from Home Kitchen

(F2) Investing Sustainably

(A15/D3) Energy Efficient Construction (1 AIA LU)

(L37) Yoga Session All Levels

(G29) Tree Tapping, Make Maple Syrup

(G19) Launch Your Organic Farm Dream

(C19) Nukewaste Dump in WI?

(A21) Intro to Passive House Design (Part I)*

(G23) Raising Animals in a Permaculture System

(W7) WaterPumping Windmills

(C9) Empowering Community Energy Futures

(EC8) Home Performance

(A17) Getting to NetZero (Part II)*

(W9) Wind Site Assessment

(C1) Biodiversity (PV25) History of PV of Built Environment Pioneers

(EC4) Comfortable and Efficient Buildings

(C3) Building Sustainable Culture

Flatau book signing

(A28) Demo: Pizza Oven

(EC12) Rocket Stoves & Biomass Gassification

(C13) Food Sovereignty & Climate Justice

(W6) Small Wind Turbine Owner Q&A

(A16/D4) Enhanced Performance Site Sculpting (1 AIA LU)

(L16) Homebrewing 101: Brew Your Own Beer

(E9) Fish Farms & High Schools

(A5) Building Tiny Homes

(A20) Demo: Intro to Cordwood Construction

(L2) Backyard Chickens: Year 1

(C22) Health Impacts of Climate Change

(G26) Small Fruit Trees for the Urban Yard

(A34/D14) Water, Site, & Landscape (1 AIA LU)

(EC2) Big Air: Avoid Air Leaks

(C5) Cohousing: Formation & Design

(A33) Tie Sustainability & Art into Remodel

(C8) Effective Citizen Action for Environment

(C20) Organizing Utility

(T9) EVs: Driving Change in Driftless

(T4) Build Your Own Electric Vehicle

(EC5) Deep Energy Retrofit

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GREEN HOME DEMOS

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(A11) Cob Art Bench Build ($30 ticket, 3 hour) Located south of Pizza Oven

(A7) Demo: Building with Earthbags

(D5) Getting to NetZero *For AIA credit, see below.

(D15) WI

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Keynote: Nomi Prins, Main Stage

Keynote: Sandrine Mubenga, Main Stage (Exhibits Close)

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*For AIA credit, must attend Part I and Part II

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(L10) Get Going with Qigong (9:159:45)

(L34) Waste Reduction in the Home

(L35) Wild Food/ Wild Medicine ($30 ticket)

(G12) Food Preservation: Dehydrating & Canning

(G9) Energy Wise Food Storage: Root Cellaring

(T11) Reality of Vehicle Maintenance

(G14) Growing and Enjoying Staple Crops

Heliene: Improving PV Installation Efficiency with Heliene Modules (1 NABCEP)

Let the bidding begin!

Aurora Solar: Advanced Solar Design and Analysis (1 NABCEP)

(L26) MREA Campus Tour (leave from Silent Auction)

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FOREST STAGE DEMOS

(L24) Kombucha How-to and Q&A with Tasting

(L12) Demo: Hands-On Sourdough Pizza Crust by pizza oven Get a copy of Nomi Prins book

(T5) Demo: Convert a Bicycle to Electric Assist

(R18) The LEEDing Rainbow

(L1) Demo: All Things Coffee

EJOT: Roof Mounting Solutions (1 NABCEP)

(T15) Demo: Try an E-bike

(R7) Make Your Own Journals

(L5) Demo: Canning Revolution

Soligent Distribu on: Financing Solar (1 NABCEP)

(R2) Creative Seed Faces (L25) Demo: MicroScale Biogas for Consumer Use

Keynote: Nomi Prins

(R3) CWES Songs and Skits

Music: Scape

All the Presidents’ Bankers Book Signing: Nomi Prins

(G1) Demo: Backyard Composting Advanced

MREA Member Social w/ Prins Located in Forest Tent

MidNite Solar: Rapid Shutdown and NEC (1 NABCEP)

(T2) Demo: Bio-Fuel— Lanterns and Small Engines

(R5) Fabulous Frogs

Iron Edison Batte y Company: Battery-Based System Design (1 NABCEP)

(EC10) Demo: Multi Stove

(R1) Aerialists Fly High

Green Mini Demo Derby with DJ Jus ce Jackson

(R17) Terrific Turtles

Final bids close at 4:30 p.m. and winners announced!

Organic Valley Breakfast Keynote: Tony Schultz

(R6) Family MOVES

SolarEdge: Optimize Your Business (1 NABCEP)

Stop by and place your bid. All proceeds benefi MREA renewable energy trainings.

MAIN STAGE

EXHIBITORS

(L28) Our Daily Dose: Fluoride in Drinking Water

PacketFlux: Monitoring Alternative Energy via the Internet (2 hour) (1 NABCEP)

Aurora Solar: Basic Solar Design and Analysis (1 NABCEP)

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(L33) Try “Yardening” with Mother Nature!

(L3) Bio-Fuels—Solar Energy Stored by Vegetation

(T17) Understanding Hybrid Cars

Solar Summit for Instructors Closed session

(G17) How to Use a Hoophouse Year Round

(G8) Edible Landscaping

(L13) Herbs for Chilling Out!

(G28) Tools & Techniques for Light-Footprint Gardens

SILENT AUCTION TENT

WORKSHOP GUIDE

(T8) E-bikes

(PV9) Energy Storage and Renewable Energy: Is the Technology Right for Your Home or Business? ($30 ticket)

(G7) Eating Year Round from the Garden

SOLAR PROFESSIONAL BUILDING

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Keynote: Sandrine Mubenga, Main Stage (Exhibits Close) Music: Rachel Hanson

reNEWS

9 p.m. Music: PHOX

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2016 Energy Fair Program Guide  

This publication is your guide to The 27th Annual Energy Fair, hosted by the MREA in Custer, WI on June 17-19, 2016. View information on our...

2016 Energy Fair Program Guide  

This publication is your guide to The 27th Annual Energy Fair, hosted by the MREA in Custer, WI on June 17-19, 2016. View information on our...

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