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Re: [greenyes] Zero Energy Solar Home Featured Tonight In Television Series
I find it peculiar that this house is referred to as "zero energy."  It 
may be off the grid, but it likely uses plenty of energy.  Else why would 
they need any of those nice solar power products?

Sharon Gates
Recycling Specialist
City of Long Beach, California

03/17/2003 12:45 PM

        To:     greenyes@no.address
        cc:     lkingeco2@no.address
        Subject:        [greenyes] Zero Energy Solar Home Featured Tonight In Television Series

Hi folks,

I thought that zero waste advocates in GRRN's network might be interested 
a television series that includes a piece tonight on a "zero-energy" solar 


Lance King
Community Solutions
Tel: (703) 536-7282


For Immediate Release
March 17, 2003
Green Power on St. Patrick's Day:
Environmental Resources Trust's Clean Power Director's Solar Home 
Featured Tonight on the Do-It-Yourself Network Channel

Solar Energy goes Primetime with its own TV series as a follow-up to Solar 

Decathlon on the National Mall.   Alden Hathaway, Director of Clean Power 
Programs at Environmental Resources Trust, and his family built a 
solar home in Purcellville, VA.  Alden's solar house will be featured in 
tonight's show on the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) cable channel. 
If you have cable, tune in tonight March 17 at 10 PM to Home & Garden TV's 

companion channel, the Do-It-Yourself Network. The series, called Solar 
Solutions,  highlights parts of the U.S. Dept. of Energy's Solar Decathlon 

and how the technology that college students displayed in the national 
contest last September can be applied in homes today.  Each program also 
features a local homeowner installing a solar project. 

In this Solar Solutions series, Jeff Gilbert of Chesapeake Wind & Solar of 

Columbia, Maryland and Mike Howell of Atlantic Solar Products in 
Maryland guide each do-it-yourselfer through a solar-based home 
project.  They show each homeowner how to properly design and size a solar 

system, and how to safely work with solar power.(Check your local TV 

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