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Eric Buchanan

Eric Buchanan is a renewable energy scientist with the Renewable Energy Center at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC) in Morris, MN. He has an aerospace engineering degree and has worked in the aerospace, automotive and medical device industries. Starting in 2010, he is responsible for the operation and optimization of the solar thermal systems installed at the administration building which are designed to supply domestic hot water, space heating and air conditioning. He will also be responsible for the evaluation and testing of other small scale renewable energy systems.