March for the Climate!

The People's Climate March: Sunday, September 21st in NYC

The People's Climate March is expected to be the largest climate rally in world history. Come show your concern for future generations by marching with tens of thousands on Sunday, September 21st in New York City. The action will coincide with a meeting of world leaders at the United Nations to discuss steps to address the climate crisis. These leaders need to hear our voices! Click here to read more about the march and RSVP

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September 08, 2014

At 12:00 PM through October 04, 2014

Alternative Fuel Vehicles PHEV Workshop

Farmingdale State College, Renewable Energy and Sustainability Center

The concept of hybrid technology along with its history will be discussed. A brief explanation on air standard thermodynamic cycles will be included. The definition of efficiency and advantages and disadvantages of using hybrid technology will be highlighted. Different designs of hybrid electric vehicles will be analyzed. This course also covers the safety and maintenance procedures of hybrid vehicles. This is an online course which is offered over an eight-week period. All communication, announcements, course material, homework/project assignments, examinations and any other course related activities are done using Angel Distant Learning Tool. There are eleven modules covering the course materials. For each module, homework is given and upon the completion of the modules the students will be given an examination.

The deadline for payment is one week prior to the selected workshop date.
Register before deadline: $600
Register after deadline: $69

September 29, 2014

The workshop introduces the concept and the necessary background in solar thermal technology. It provides training in design, installation and maintenance of residential Solar Hot Water systems. The workshop is designed for installers new to solar thermal technology. It is a 5-day training course that includes extensive hands-on and real world applications. The selected topics are listed below.

  • System components and their functions
  • Drainback systems
  • Active indirect pressurized glycol antifreeze systems
  • Solar thermal collectors
  • Solar hot water savings and performance estimates
  • Active direct open-loop systems
  • System controls, monitoring, testing and troubleshooting
  • Site surveying and collector orientation
  • Solar pool heating

09/29/2014 - 10/03/2014 (9:00am - 5:30pm)

The deadline for payment is one week prior to the selected workshop date.
Register before deadline: $490
Register after deadline: $590
(Breakfast, Lunch and textbook are included)

Recommended for: 
Solar Hot Water Installers, Plumbers, Home builders, Contractors and anyone who is interested in solar thermal installation
(CEU credits are available for attending this workshop)

September 30, 2014

Attendees will learn how interactive visualization can reinforce and amplify human cognition of abstract data and information. The course will first give some background on human visual perception and then demonstrate the power of visualization via some examples of practical systems.As a specific example on the visual analytics of smart meter data, we will present our Energy Scout system.

Date: September 30, 2014

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Facilitator:  Klaus Mueller, Ph.D.