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Event
June 8, 2014 1:00pm–4:00pm

Reston Energy Fair

Walker Nature Center

11450 Glade Drive

Reston, Virginia 20191

Come join the fun and learn ways to improve your energy efficiency and reduce your utility bill. Talk to a professional home-energy coach. Test out alternative energy gadgets and charging devices. See solar ovens in action baking cookies and muffins, learn about making your own solar oven. Look under the hood of plug-in electric vehicles, hybrids, and possibly a very special electric car. See the folding solar panel and DieHard Portable Generator combo – great for power outages. Learn about and get started assembling an Emergency “Go-Bag” and discuss emergency preparedness for sheltering in place or evacuating. Learn about and sign-up for our Green Living classes and new Energy Masters Volunteer Training Program. If you are a home gardener or have a community garden plot – sign-up for the new Reston Harvest Share Program – donate your extra harvest of vegetables, herbs, and fruits to our local food pantry – Cornerstones! If you are thinking about having solar panels or a geothermal system installed – come talk to the specialists. Exhibitors will include North American GeoThermal (they installed the Nature House’s system), LEAP, REACT, Dominion Virginia Power, Sustainable Reston, and other environmental and sustainability groups. Activities for all ages! Rain or Shine.

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