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She works primarily in the roles of campaign designer, writer and editor, curriculum developer, trainer, coach and business development manager, with a focus on branding strategies and memorable special events. As the founding Executive Director of Sustainable Hudson Valley, she has guided numerous communities in climate action and energy outreach initiatives.
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She is author of three books on themes of integrity, empowerment and effectiveness, including the award-winning Making a Living While Making a Difference. She manages Direct Gain's communications program. Gordes has extensive experience in energy efficiency, active and passive solar design, energy and environmental security and policy.
He serves on the Connecticut Energy Advisory Board, the senior-most advisory group for state energy policy. Gordes has written numerous professional papers on energy and environmental issues including many concerning climate change, energy and environmental security. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and nine air medals, Gordes flew combat missions in the U. Air Force. As CEO, President and Owner of KDA Design, an independent Industrial Design Consulting firm for over 35 years, John has developed the design process into a unique new product development approach that provides cutting edge new award winning product design solutions for diverse clients.
He is skilled in the disciplines of competitive product design from market research to reverse engineering. Trained in the Bauhaus, Technical and Fine Art approaches to design, he has matched design strategy to needs ranging from high profile consumer electronic products to capital equipment and industrial machine enclosures.
He has served as an expert witness in several successful patent-related legal actions related to product safety and patent infringement. Army and Container Corporation of America. Mark Kapner, P. Kapner also helped to launch Plug-In Partners, the Austin Energy-led campaign to persuade the automobile industry to build plug-in hybrid vehicles.
He was a research and development manager in the New York Power Authority where he developed demonstration projects in energy storage, biomass energy, solar, and cogeneration.
Kapner spent ten years as a consultant to federal government agencies, including the National Science Foundation, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency. Jeremy Leggett is founder and President of Solarcentury, the UK's largest independent solar company and a trusted supplier to government, industry, schools and thousands of homeowners.
The company is a leading producer of solar tiles and building-integrated photovoltaic systems. He founded and took public a green energy fund on the London stock market AIM exchange. His technology expertise includes photovoltaic, fuel cell, solar thermal and hybrid products as well as manufacturing.
He has strong skills in team-building, communications and leadership, as well as implementing creative business models. Paul Maycock has had an extensive career in solar technology commercialization, starting in the Office of Naval Research.
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Many of these plants use curved mirrors, which are challenging to produce. Equipped with square meters of roof-mounted PV panels that can produce up to kW of electrical power and two small wind turbines, each capable of producing 2. To enhance passive cooling, a building's windows should be placed and designed to capture prevailing winds. Glaziers are instrumental in the manufacturing, installation, and maintenance of these mirrors. Engineers are expected to complete continuing education and keep up with rapidly changing technology. These workers are involved in the installation process but are not classified as solar photovoltaic installers. When necessary, installers must be problem solvers, able to repair damaged systems or replace malfunctioning components.
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Both pellet and log machines are available as boilers or stoves with back boilers. This is because pellets have a standard calorific value and are fed in a slow continuous trickle to the burner, which means that a given level of heat output can be maintained. Logs are thrown into the stove willy-nilly and heat output will vary with the quality of the logs and the amount of wood in the stove.
A gasifying log batch boiler works well as a principal heat source for houses that need a reasonably high level of heat, but they do require logs to be loaded manually. Wood pellet boilers are far more automated but the equipment is more expensive, as is the fuel. The cost can also vary depending on the capacity and quality of the thermal stores and the complexity of the integration of the system with the home. Often the cheaper boilers have a higher ash tolerance so they are able to burn lower quality pellets, but you will then also have lower efficiency and higher emissions.