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Environmental seminar to focus on energy efficient construction

Dave Gauthier, president of the Winter Panel, will host the next Environmental Studies Seminar at Alfred University with a discussion titled, “Energy Efficient Construction Using Structural Insulated Panels.” The lecture will take place on Friday Sept. 24, at 12:20 p.m. in Roon Lecture Hall (Room 247), the Science Center, on the Alfred University Campus.

The program is open to the public; there is no admission fee.

Gauthier is the president of Winter Panel, a Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) manufacturing company located in Brattleboro, Vt. He has been involved in the SIP industry for over 25 years including time spent in installation, sales and marketing, manufacturing, and research and development.

Gauthier has also served on the board of directors for the Structural Insulated Panel Association for over nine years including two terms as president of the association.

The Environmental Studies Seminar series at Alfred University is held every Friday during the fall semester when the University is in session. All the lectures are free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Division of Environmental Studies within Alfred University’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, the series brings a range of speaker to the campus, including scientists, activists, and policy-makers, with the mission to better understand our environment and what we can do better to sustain our world.