“Making Your Home A Hybrid” Topic Of Sunday’s Sustainable Burien Meeting

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“Making Your Home a Hybrid” will be discussed at the next Sustainable Burien meeting, at 2pm this Sunday, June 13h at the Burien Library.

Guest speaker will be Eric Thomas, founder of Solar Epiphany in West Seattle and a NABCEP-certified installer. He will talk about residential solar power generation and solar water heating. Guests are encouraged to bring a copy of their electric bill and, if possible, a photo of your south facing roof for a free solar evaluation. After his talk, he will be available to answer questions.

Other topics on the agenda include brainstorming on current and yet-to-be-imagined projects, discussing preparations for the Wild Strawberry Festival on June 19 and 20; and reports and ongoing projects with the new Burien Community Garden.

Here are the details:

WHAT: Sustainable Burien’s monthly meeting.

WHEN: Sunday, June 13th from 2pm to 4pm; doors open at 1:30pm.

WHERE: Multipurpose room of the Burien Library, located at 400 SW 152nd.

For more information, please call Rebecca or Bill at 243-9366, or go to the Sustainable Burien website.

From their website:

Sustainable Burien is an organization started in January of 2008. We recognize the need to promote and participate in the creation of a sustainable community in Burien. We invite all residents and businesses to participate in creating a sustainable local community by sharing their ideas, passions, knowledge and talents.

At our meetings we will be collecting burned out CFL (Compact Fluorescent Light) bulbs and dead rechargable batteries. People are welcome to bring any extra food items [produce from your garden, fruit from your trees, etc.] that they have and barter with others. Also bring any coupons for food that you get in the mail or from the newspaper, we’ll pass them on to the food bank, who can make good use of them.

Gatherings are held on the second Sunday of each month, – from 2:00 – 4:00PM at the (new) KCLS Burien Library (doors open at 1:30PM). For more information, go to: http://www.sustainableburien.org.

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