Interested in learning more about solar home design? Edmonds resident Chris Herman, owner of Winter Sun Design, is teaching a class this Saturday, April 10, at Shoreline Community College.
Herman said that no design or building experience is necessary for the class, which runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and covers the following topics:
– Basic home energy types, systems, characteristics and conservation.
– The solar resource, solar gain, site assessment and feasibility.
Herman said the emphasis is on practical solar home design issues, including system types, characteristics, sizing, heat storage, construction details, efficiencies and costs. Green building materials and systems are discussed throughout the course.
Cost is $69. For information, visit the Shoreline Community College continuing education website or call Herman at 206-525-3969 after 2 p.m. To register, call 206-533-6700 or visit http://shoreline.edu/ce