Demonstration Home in Sequim on Solar Energy Tour

ROB OLLIKAINEN | October 10, 2018

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A Sequim man will demonstrate his energy-efficient house as part of the American Solar Energy Society’s nationwide open house. “I really wanted to share my expertise because I’ve been studying this for a long time,” said Large, a retired electrical engineer. “The reason I volunteered to be on the tour as it will give me lots of contacts of people that I can help.” Large’s home is the only one listed on the weekend tour on the North Olympic Peninsula, according to Solar United Neighbors’ website at nationalsolartour.org. The American Solar Energy Society partnered with Solar United Neighbors to organize the national tour.

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