Bear Rock Electric; Keeping it Green

Bear Rock Electric, Inc. (BRE), in its continuing effort to keep up with new trends and information recently participated in the Mother Earth News Fair, September 24 and 25, 2011, at the Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, sponsored by the Mother Earth News Magazine.

Mother Earth News Magazine has been helping people strive for self-reliant, sustainable, meaningful lives for more than 40 years, and with an audience of more than three million worldwide readers, it is the largest and longest-running environmental lifestyle magazine on the planet.

Management and staff of BRE took part in the fun-filled, family-oriented sustainable lifestyle event which featured dozens of practical, hands-on demonstrations and workshops from the leading authorities on many topics including Renewable Energy, Green Building and Green Transportation.

The Renewable Energy workshops, which are especially important to BRE’s licensed and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 26 trained electricians, included the topics:

  • Powering Your Homestead with Renewable Energy
  • DIY Residential Solar for $3 per Watt
  • How to Save Thousands in Home Energy Costs
  • Wind Energy: Does a small wind system make sense?
  • Alternative Biomass Heating
  • Small-Scale Alcohol Fuel
  • Passive Solar Heating and Cooling
  • Homebrewing Diesel from Vegetable Oil
  • Solar Electricity Basics
  • Mind-Blowing Eco Projects
  • Renewable Energy on a Small Scale for Your Home or Farm
  • Industrial Evolution: Local solutions for a low-carbon future

BRE electricians will consider the valuable information learned from the Mother Earth News Fair in their continuing efforts to help customers, residential and commercial, get the most efficiency from the systems in their homes and businesses, while “keeping it green.”