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STEM Ed Announcement: SciTech Cafe: Building a passive solar house



This is a UMass Amherst program
 Contact information is below.
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 SciTech Cafe is pleased to present the monthly discussion series: A
 scientist walks into a bar...and reveals the future of energy-efficient
 living.
 
 
 Monday, June 8th
 6pm
 Amherst Brewing Company
 
 Building the first certified passive solar house in the Pioneer Valley
 
 
 Can you live without burning fossil fuels?
 
 What is the best way to build an energy-efficient home?
 
 Is it expensive?
 
 How does it work?
 
 
 Is it possible to build an energy-efficient home with currently
 available technology, without compromising comfort, style or
 affordability?  Prof. Alexi Arango of Mount Holyoke College will talk
 about his attempt to build an affordable home that uses 8 times less
 energy than the average Massachusetts home, and doesn't use a single
 drop of fossil fuels.
 
 
 
 
 Please bring a friend and join us as we enjoy light appetizers, lively
 conversations, prizes and brilliant minds. This is an inclusive,
 family-friendly event and people of all walks of life are invited. 
 
 
 Admission is FREE!
 
 Fall 2015 SciTech Cafe event dates:
 
 
 September 28th
 
 October 26th
 
 December 7th
 
 

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