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Chris Herman
  • Edmonds, WA
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Chris Herman commented on Susan Gregory's event Barter Fair
"I can offer solar site assessments, system designs and proposals. I'll be there unless there is a river that I can't resist kayaking."
Sep 13, 2012
Chris Herman commented on Susan Gregory's event 4th Anniversary Celebration- Dinner and A Movie
"Busy day. Will have to bring store food."
May 17, 2012
Chris Herman replied to Carol L. Kibble's discussion Notes from the April 30 Emergency Preparedness Guild Meeting in the group Emergency Prepare
"Having been involved in some very big disasters, I think the 72 hour recommendation is inaccurate for a major disaster. Expecting to get help from FEMA or other emergency service agencies in less than a week is optimistic. A big disaster, like an…"
May 20, 2011
Chris Herman commented on Joann Kerr's group Emergency Prepare
"The valve I got is easy to reset w/o special tools or knowledge. I don't know why people persist in advising that shutting off the gas is bad. This is proven technology and cheap insurance to keep your house from burning down after an…"
Apr 11, 2011
Chris Herman commented on Joann Kerr's group Emergency Prepare
"Glad to help Susan. Be sure to call me when you need building plans or a solar system ;>)"
Mar 20, 2011
Chris Herman commented on Joann Kerr's group Emergency Prepare
"Susan, I think I did give a referral, in fact I gave 2. Sound Seismic, the Jackson Brothers and A-Ffix, Bruce Shoonmaker. Either one would do a good job for a reasonable price. Be advised that if your home doesn't meet all the criteria of…"
Mar 18, 2011
Chris Herman commented on Joann Kerr's group Emergency Prepare
"Having been a FEMA Reservist, Hazard Mitigation Specialist for 22 years and been deployed on 31 disasters, I can give a bit of advice for earthquake preparedness. If you have natural gas or propane to your home, you should definately get an…"
Mar 17, 2011
Chris Herman joined Joann Kerr's group
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Emergency Prepare

This guild will learn best practices for getting our community and our neighbors ready for any emergency. Will include collaboration with municipal agencies that have systems in place, such as Block Watch networks.
Mar 17, 2011
Chris Herman posted a blog post

Solar Home Design class 2/12/11

Getting the notice for the skills fair reminded me that I should promote my class on solar home design at the UW. This will be my 22nd year teaching the class through the ASUW Experimental College. I hope this is the appropriate way to do this. If I should do it differently, please advise. Thanks22nd Annual SOLAR HOME DESIGN CLASSPresented by Winter Sun Design &The University of Washington, ASUW Experimental CollegeSATURDAY, February 12th, 201110AM – 4PMon Seattle campusCourse covers: Basic…See More
Dec 2, 2010
Chris Herman is now a member of Sustainable NE Seattle
Aug 13, 2010

Profile Information

What parts of our mission are you interested in (for example, growing food/food security, appropriate energy technologies, transportation, community building, etc.)?
renewable energy and green building design
How do you see yourself being involved with Sustainable NE Seattle? What skills, talents and passions are you willing to share?
presentation on solar for homes
display table or booth at next year's fair, showcasing solar, low-toxic, super efficient, high performance green home design and active solar hot water and solar electric design
List other affiliations/groups that you participate in with similar missions.
NW Eco-Building Guild, founder and long time steering committee member
Solar WA, founding board member and past president
Sustainable Edmonds, founding board member and community solar development lead
Neighborhood
Edmonds now for 3 years (lived in Ravenna for 19 yrs.)
How did you hear about us?
e-mail re: sustainability fair

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Solar Home Design class 2/12/11

Getting the notice for the skills fair reminded me that I should promote my class on solar home design at the UW. This will be my 22nd year teaching the class through the ASUW Experimental College. I hope this is the appropriate way to do this. If I should do it differently, please advise. Thanks…

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At 8:04am on August 13, 2010, Susan Gregory said…
Hi Chris! We live up the street from your old place on 23rd. Glad to have you joining us. Are you interested in doing anything at this year's fair? Susan
 
 
 

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