Apr 9, 2014 · 7:00 PM
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In the last few years Solar Power has become a lot more affordable and accessible. Join Sol, lead systems architect/engineer, in an exploration of sustainable architectural design and how to go solar the cost-effective way for your home in this open public talk. We will explore sustainable design principles, solar design, an electric vehicle overview, and finally a virtual tour of one sustainable Atlanta house incorporating these ideas
Sol Haroon has 20 years of experience in electronics engineering design and system architecture and leading teams. In his role at Suniva, Inc, as a lead systems engineer, he addresses client needs around the world with both grid-tie and off-grid PV applications. Prior to that, he was a systems team lead at ADVA Optical responsible for architecting microchips for high speed data networking. Sol has over 10 years of experience in sustainable energy including direct personal experience with net-zero housing design (passive techniques, solar thermal, and solar photovoltaics) and electric vehicle design. He has also currently partnered with Oakridge National Labs and Southface Energy Institute for a special nation-wide program to retrofit houses for energy efficiency with the aim of 30% energy reduction. He has been published in trade journals such as PV Magazine, featured on NREL’s on-line webinars, given numerous public talks on sustainable design, and interviewed on the radio in Atlanta on sustainable living.
Meeting starts at 7:00 for meet and greet at 8:00 we have a pot luck dinner. Please bring something to share. At 9:00 we have a presentation. Meeting ends around 10:00 JOJO