Gateway’s Center for a Sustainable Future offers classes ranging from grant writing to Solar Design and Installation

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Center for a Sustainable Future

2011 FALL CLASS SCHEDULE (Please Post, Please Share)

Sustainable Business Development:  Friday afternoons, 1 – 3 pm, 9/23-12/20, 2011. ($200).  24 Hour Class.  (No class November 25, 2011, Thanksgiving.)  Instructor – Peter Curtis.  CRN# 4087

Grant Proposal Writing:  Friday afternoons 3:30 – 5:30 pm, 9/23- 12/16, 2011.  ($200).     24 Hour Class.  (No class November 25, 2011, Thanksgiving.)  Instructor – Linda Kobylarz.  CRN# 4088

Energy Efficiency Part 1: Applications in Home Performance Contracting:  Tuesday evenings, 6- 9 pm, 9/13- 12/20, 2011, plus two Saturdays of 4 hours each.  ($700).  50 Hour Class.                                    Instructor – Andy Mayshar.  CRN# 4089

Solar PV Entry-Level:  Mondays 5 – 9 pm, 9/19 – 12/12 ($700).  48 Hour Class.  (No class held on Oct. 10, 2011, Columbus Day.)  Class includes Saturday field trip and eight hours of math and science prep.     Instructor – Gail Burrington.  CRN# 4090 (NABCEP entry-level test eligible)

Advanced Solar PV Design and Installation: Wednesdays 5 – 9 pm, two Saturdays, Wednesdays; September 14, 21, 28; October 5, 12, 19, 26; November 2, 9, 2011; Saturdays: October 15, and November 5, 2011. Total hours: 36 on Wednesdays and 12 on Saturdays=48 hour class.  ($700)                              Instructor -  Mike Kocsmiersky.  CRN# 4091 (NABCEP entry-level test eligible)

Solar PV Technical Sales:  Friday evenings 6 – 9 pm, 9/ 23 – 12/ 16, 2011. Twelve 4-hour sessions and one Saturday field trip.  44 Hour Class.  ($700)   Instructor – Robert McGonigle.  CRN# 4092

Solar Thermal Entry-Level:  Thursdays, 5 – 9 pm, 9/ 22 – 12/15, 2011.  Twelve  4-hour sessions and one Saturday field trip. Eight hours devoted to math and science prep.  48 hour class.  ($700)                     Instructor – Gail Burrington.  CRN# 4097

Solar Thermal 24-Hour Course for Licensed Plumbers and Pipefitters: (Pending State Approval) Two sessions: Fridays and Saturdays with 6 hour sessions: dates roll if registration is not sufficient: Two sessions: October 14, 15, 21, 22; November 11, 12, 18, 19; ($350) Instructor – Mike Kocsmiersky.  CRN# 4103

Advanced Grid-Free PV: Solar PV Battery Systems: Installation, Operations, and Repair:   Friday evenings and Saturdays, December 9, 10, 16, and 17, 2011; Friday evenings from 5- 9 pm and Saturdays from 10 am – 3:30 pm, 18 hours total. ($200)  Instructor – Gail Burrington.  CRN# 4099

Sustainable Building Advisor Program: Fridays from 9 – 5 and Saturdays from 9 – 3pm, September 30, 2011 – June 1, 2012.  One weekend a month for nine months.  ($3,045)                                                Instructor – Michelina Docemo.  CRN# 4094 (professional certification eligible)

NABCEP Entry Level Exam: ($100) Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 6:30 – 9:00 pm.  Review session to be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2011, 6 – 9 pm.  CRN# 4100 – Exam, CRN# 4098 – Review.

 

For complete course descriptions and registration information go to www.gwcc.commnet.edu and click on Center for a Sustainable Future, or call (203) 285-2448

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