How an Iowa Catholic Church is Staying Cool With The Sun

Sep 25, 2017 | In the News, IPL News Highlights, State Press Clips, What's New

By: Stephen Bybee | sbybee@newzgroup.com

At St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Norwalk, Iowa, the hot sun of an Iowa summer is now being used to cool the congregation.  Responding to Pope Francis’ 2015 environmental encyclical, calling on the faithful to be better stewards of the earth’s environment, St. John parishioner and solar developer Terry Dvorak began investigating the possibility of a solar installation for his church.  After a trip to China opened his eyes to the dangers of air pollution, Dvorak started a business in solar power development in 2010.  Read More

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