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Solar How To Workshops & Solar Energy Classes

Become Energy Independent!
Design Your Sustainable Future
at Crestone Solar School


Learn Solar Heating Designs & Natural Building Options

Solar Training Workshops
"A wonderful course! Everyone should take it!" Margot B. - NYC

Solar Hot Water Design - Natural Building - Passive Solar
Professional Orientation - Hands-on - Certificate course

2014
Registration Now Open!

A residential course (4-days; Thursday-Sunday) -your choice.
May 22-25, June 26-29, July 24-27, or August 21-24

CLICK HERE for details and prices

This Solar Training Workshop is for owner-builders, architects, engineers,
contractors, students and anyone interested in designing your sustainable future
and becoming energy independant. Classes are held in a 100% solar heated home.

Local Home Tours are included.


"I really appreciated attention to my own solar home project. I will be able to apply all that I've learned to my project and future projects, and I will be able to make good choices about how to build."  Donald H.  -Del Norte

Solar Heating and Natural Building Class Participants.

Never a boring moment!


Crestone Solar School and Paul Shippee are mentioned in,
"37 best places to live" - "Crestone, CO: Live off the grid"
Sunset Magazine's Feb. 2011 issue


End fossil fuel subsidies...
" 70% of Americans, including majorities of Democrats, Independents, and
Republicans, support ending fossil fuel subsidies, which have been hidden
from public view -until now."


Sustainability News
Paul's first Solar House - written as a journal. You'll find it interesting.
Memories of Wartime Sustainability - an e-book by Annelou Perrenoud   
    EcoJaunt - a eco-educational interactive video website, is a must see. A newsletter with great ideas!
Solar Insider Newsletter - Highly profitable solar marketing and sales strategies tailor
fit to the solar panel installation business owner.


Greenhouse Retrofit Sunstar Solar house - plans avaliable. SunEarth II - zero-energy solar home


Start your solar education now. Signup for a training class today.

Crestone, CO Info

Crestone, CO Information


Crestone Solar School - P.O.Box 73 - Crestone, CO 81131 - (719) 256-4656 paulshippee@fairpoint.net
© 2007-2012 Crestone Solar School - All rights reserved - Disclaimer - Design P.C. Baumes - Updated 10.02.14

SOLAR HOME PLANS
High Performing Award-Winning
Construction Plans available

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Workshop Photos

Tour of solar homes and construction.

"I liked the home tours and
hands-on experience as I can
apply concepts to real world situations."

Solar design class work.

"The more calculations we did
the more I was able to understand."

Learning strawbale & mud home construction.

"What I liked best was the
hands-on, small classes,
and short overalltime frame.
Paul's knowledge - priceless!"

solar workshop problem-solving

"Covered all aspects of Solar Design
from thermal mass,
solar heat loss and calculations
for doing the design planning.
Great overview."


Solar Energy Q & A