[NMSEA-news] NMSEA News, Events & Announcements

News from New Mexico Solar Energy Association nmsea-news at nmsea.org
Thu Dec 9 17:23:08 MST 2010


*Hello Solar & Sustainable Enthusiasts!
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*Here are the Latest News, Events, and Announcements from NMSEA
Please Check Our Event Calendar 
<http://www.nmsea.org/Events/Event_Calendar.php> for a Complete Listing 
of Events
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*_ANNOUNCEMENTS_*

*/*/** **DECEMBER 17: /NMSEA SunPaper Deadline/**/
/**/*/**/ 2/**nd Fridays: /Monthly/*/* LEED Project Coffee Talks** - 
*//*ABQ */*
**/*/** **/NMSEA on Facebook/*

*_EVENTS_
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*/*/** **DECEMBER 15: Rebuilding Greener Cities After Disaster - WEBINAR 
- /Online
* /**DECEMBER 15: **PowerSaver Loan Financing for **Energy Saving 
Improvments **- **WEBINAR - /Online/*
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*_ANNOUNCEMENTS
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*DECEMBER 17: NMSEA SunPaper Deadline
*

 

The deadline for the submission of advertising, articles, and chapter 
news for the Nov/Dec SunPaper is Friday, December 17 at 5pm. If you wish 
to submit an article, you should know that preference is given to solar 
energy topics (PV, passive, technology, performance histories, 
incentives, cost benefits, etc.), but we will also consider other 
renewable energy subjects, as space allows. Please send submissions by 
e-mail directly to rhermansolar at aol.com <mailto:rhermansolar at aol.com>. 
(No .docx, please.)

 

*Advertising Rates*

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All advertising is in black and white, and photos and graphics must have 
a resolution of at least 250 dpi in JPEG, TIF, or PDF format. Text ads 
may be provided in MS Word (.doc) format (not .docx). Circulation is 
typically 800 for the SunPapers. The size requirements and prices for 
individual ads are as follows:

                        _Ad Size_                                   
_Nov/Dec_

            Full Page:        9½” H X 7” W            $122.00

            Half Page:       4¼” H X 7” W               $66.00

            Quarter Page:  4¼” H X 3½” W            $36.00

            Biz Card:         2”  H X 3½” W              $20.00


You will be billed upon publication.

Please call 505-292-4375 for more information.
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*/2/**nd Fridays: /Monthly/*/* LEED Project Coffee Talks** - *//*ABQ *//**/
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8:00-9:00 2nd Friday of every month

at Napoli Coffee

http://www.napolicoffee.com/

Are you managing a LEED project and struggling with a particular 
credit?  Or have you found a solution to a LEED credit that you really 
want to share? 

Please join us for coffee talk!  Mike Halcom of Halcom Consulting will 
now provide free coffee for those in attendance
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NMSEA on Facebook*/

*New Mexico Solar Energy Association on Facebook!  *
NMSEA will be using this site to spread the word about our educational 
outreach, upcoming events and fundraising drives.


If you like getting updates on Facebook, please visit the NMSEA page 
<http://www.facebook.com/pages/New-Mexico-Solar-New-Mexico-Solar-Energy-Association/142681782410865?ref=ts> 
and press the "Like" button!
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*_
EVENTS_*

<http://www.napolicoffee.com/>

*DECEMBER 15: Rebuilding Greener Cities After Disaster - WEBINAR - /Online
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*Live at Noon (1.5 hrs)
$35 per connection*

Intended toward audiences with particular interest in municipalities, 
counties and campuses, or individuals working as energy consultants or 
energy professionals

*Greensburg** KS** Green Energy Economic Plan Turned Disaster into Dollars*
Presented by Mayor Robert Dixson

After Greensburg Kansas was devastated by a tornado in in 2007, instead 
of giving up, Greensburg turned the disaster into an economic 
opportunity. Join us to hear Mayor Robert Dixson describe the process 
they used to implement this turnaround including:

    * How Greensburg convinced its citizens into going green
    * The steps they took to develop their energy plan
    * Technologies selected and their performance to date
    * Economic benefits to the area and jobs that were created
    * Savings realized through its green energy and energy efficiency
      programs
    * Suggestions to other cities/towns that may be thinking about going
      green

Just turn on your computer to view over the Internet and listen either 
via your computer or the phone.

*To Register/Learn more, please visit:* 
http://www.GreenEnergyEdge.com/webinarcity.htm 
<http://www.GreenEnergyEdge.com/webinarcity.htm?referer=mailid:336>
This Live Webinar is hosted by Green Energy Edge at Challenge International
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*DECEMBER 15: **PowerSaver Loan Financing for **Energy Saving 
Improvments **- **WEBINAR - /Online/*

2-3:30pm ET

Learn about the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) PowerSaver Loan 
program that was recently announced by Vice President Biden and Housing 
and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Donovan. HUD's FHA is seeking 
expressions of interest from lending institutions to participate in the 
program. PowerSaver will offer low-cost, federally-insured financing for 
home energy improvements. This Webinar is being hosted by 
representatives from HUD and will provide information on the following:

    * Description of the PowerSaver loan product for home energy
      improvements
    * Overview of the opportunity for DOE Recovery Act grantees to
      participate in the program
    * Next steps to attract local lending partners to participate in the
      pilot program.

Register for this Webinar <https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/624905729>.

See the FHA PowerSaver Pilot Program Announcement 
<http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/HUD/press/press_releases_media_advisories/2010/HUDNo.10-251>.

Or read the Federal Register Notice for the FHA PowerSaver Pilot 
ProgramPDF 
<http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/HUD/documents/5450-N-01_energy_retrofit_pilot_program_notice.pdf>.

Questions? Comments? Please e-mail us at solutioncenter at ee.doe.gov 
<mailto:solutioncenter at ee.doe.gov>.

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*NEW MEXICO SOLAR ENERGY ASSOCIATION*
1009 Bradbury Dr. SE, # 35, Albuquerque, NM 87106
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