Ric Perron

Workshop explores solar energy

Find out if it's worth adding panels to your house at weekend session

Learn more about the ins and outs of solar energy this Saturday, June 27, at a community solar workshop for Metchosin at the Council Chambers.

“Given the rising costs of hydro, have you been thinking of switching to solar, but don’t know where to start?” asks organizer Ric Perron.

Running from 2 to 5 p.m., the session will include displays and presentations from six industry experts, professional installers, distributors, businesses and homeowners who have real experience and know the benefits of solar.

Topics addressed will include: the cost of installation (and maintenance); whether it’s worth the money; the savings and payback timeframe; and solar roof panels versus ground-mounts.

“Come with your curiosity and questions, and we will send you home well-informed and motivated,” Perron says.

The session is free and no registration is necessary.

For more information, contact Ric Perron at ricnic2@shaw.ca

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