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              size="3"><b><span style="" lang="EN">- Free<font size="3">
                    Print <font size="3">Collection "Home Power"
                      Magazine<font size="3"> </font></font></font></span></b></font><b>Available<br>
            </b>- USGBC GreenBuilt Tour Applications Due March 11</span></b></font><font
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          - 2013 Solar Fiesta! April 27-28<br>
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              style="font-size: 13.5pt;">EVENTS</span></u></b><br>
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            </i></b></span><span style="font-size: 12pt;"></span><span
          style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong>March 6: "Climate Change
            & Forest Mortality" Discussion </strong></span><span
          style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong><span style="font-size:
              12pt;"><b>–<i> Los Alamos, NM</i></b></span><br>
            March 25: <b>NMSEA ABQ Chapter Meeting</b></strong><b>
            –<i> Albuquerque, NM</i></b></span><span style="font-size:
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          style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong>April
            16-20: ASES National Conference - SOLAR 2013 </strong><b>–
            <i>Baltimore,
              MD</i></b></span><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong></strong></span><br>
        _______________________________________<br>
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                "Home Power" Magazine<font size="3"> </font></font></font></span></b></font><font
        face="Arial"><b>Available<br>
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    <p class="MsoNormal" style=""><font face="Arial">The NMSEA office
        has a print collection of Home Power Magazines, issue # 39
        (Feb/Mar ’94) thru issue # 116 (Jan ’07) to give away.  Only
        issues #62, 77, 78, 105
        and 106 are missing. As you may know, Home Power is now
        available as a CD
        collection, but if anyone would care for
        these “vintage” printed magazines, please call (246-0400) by the
        end of March and make
        arrangements to pick them up.<br>
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              lang="EN"><font face="Arial">USGBC GreenBuilt Tour
                Applications Due March 11</font><font size="3"></font><br>
              <br>
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    <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;" class="MsoNormal"><font face="Arial">2013
        GreenBuilt Tour
        Applications and Instructions are
        now available!  The application deadline is March 11th. To
        review
        application forms and instructions,<a
          href="http://USGBCNM.wildapricot.org/Default.aspx?pageId=1516480"><span
            style="color: windowtext;"> click here</span></a>.  Home
        candidates do
        not need to be
        LEED certified.  USGBC is interested in offering this an
        educational
        opportunity to both new and renovated homes throughout <st1:state
          w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">New Mexico</st1:place></st1:state>.
         If
        you have a home with
        interesting and innovative green building techniques, please
        complete
        the
        online form.  All applications are welcome!  <br>
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        For questions
        regarding tour applications, please contact Sara Stewart: <a
          href="mailto:sararain@me.com" target="_blank"><span
            style="color: windowtext;">sararain@me.com</span></a>.<font
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            </span></b></font><font><font id="role_document"
            color="#000000" size="3"><span style="" lang="EN"></span>_______________________________________<br>
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    <p class="MsoNormal" style=""><font face="Arial"><b>2013 Solar
          Fiesta! April 27- 28 <br>
          <br>
          <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placetype w:st="on">
            </st1:placetype></st1:place></b></font></p>
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      NMSEA is excited to be working in cooperation with <st1:placename
        w:st="on">Santa Fe</st1:placename> <st1:placetype w:st="on">Community
        College</st1:placetype>
      to bring 2013 Solar Fiesta to <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place
          w:st="on">Santa
          Fe</st1:place></st1:city>
      this Spring!  Solar, renewable, and sustainable practices and
      products
      will be featured in vendor exhibits and workshops.  <br>
      Please mark the date and visit <a
        href="http://www.NMSolarFiesta.org">www.NMSolarFiesta.org</a>
      for more information!<br>
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        <span style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong>March 6: "Climate Change
            & Forest Mortality" Discussion </strong></span><span
          style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong><span style="font-size:
              12pt;"><b>–<i> Los Alamos, NM</i></b></span></strong></span><br>
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<![endif]--></o:smarttagtype><font face="Arial">Increasing
              atmospheric temperature is causing droughts to become more
              severe and is
              driving an acceleration of forest mortality throughout the
              earth.  There
              remain far more questions than answers at this point,
              however, nearly all
              evidence available to date suggests the mortality
              acceleration is going to
              continue for the foreseeable future.  Climate scientist
              Nathan Mcdowell
              will review this evidence both for <st1:place w:st="on">SW
                USA</st1:place> and
              other locations globally, with data from the level of
              individual plants to the
              earth.  We can conclude with discussion of our confidence
              in these
              predictions and potential solutions at the local and
              global scales.</font></span></span></o:smarttagtype><font
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namespaceuri="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" name="place"><span
                  style="font-size: 12pt; color: black;">"Climate
                  change and forest mortality from <st1:place w:st="on">SW
                    USA</st1:place> to the
                  globe."  </span></o:smarttagtype></span>Sponsored
            by the Sierra Club.</span></i><br>
        <span style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong><span style="font-size:
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          12pt;"><strong>:
            <b>NMSEA ABQ Chapter Meeting</b></strong><b>
            –<i> Albuquerque, NM</i></b></span></font></p>
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            </i></b></span><span style="color: black;">6 pm at REI</span><span
          style="" lang="IT">: 1550 Mercantile Ave NE, 87107</span> <span
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      <span style="" lang="IT"></span> Monthly Chapter Meetings<span
        style="" lang="IT"> are FREE &
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            16-20: </strong></span><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong>ASES
National
            Conference - </strong></span><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong>SOLAR
2013
          </strong><b>– <i>Baltimore, MD<br>
              <br>
            </i></b><i>SOLAR 2013 opens April 16-20, 2013, at the
            Baltimore
            Convention Center in Maryland. The American Solar Energy
            Society (ASES)
            presents America’s longest-running solar conference series,
            now in its
            42nd year. The National Solar Conference is America’s
            leading
            conference on the emerging trends, technologies and
            opportunities
            shaping the new energy economy.</i></span></font></p>
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