Events @ Licht 'n Stein 
Check out when to tour the house or to catch another presentation.

Upcoming Events

  • July 2010 Open House
    Saturday, July 17, 2010; 10 AM to 4 PM
    (download directions)
  • Information Booth (The Be!cause Group, Inc.)
    digIN Decorah

    Saturday, August 21, 2010; 

  • Public Presentation: Project Licht 'n Stein
    Re-Fest 2010 Austin, MN
    Saturday, September 18, 2010; 10:45 AM to 5 PM

Planned Events

  • no additional events planned at this time

Past Events

    Presentations: about 1,500 attendees
    Open Houses: about 1,350 visitors

    • Presentation:
      Greater Rochester Rotary Club;
      Ramada South, Rochester, MN (private)

      Wednesday, April 8, 2009; 12:00 PM
      [about 50 attendees]
    • Open House:
      Rochester Rotary
      Rotation Day (private)
      Thursday, April 2, 2009, 11:30 AM
      [about 16 visitors]
    • Presentation:
      SCORE Chapter #406 Business Meeting;
      Rochester, MN (private)

      Tuesday, March 24, 2009; 9:30 AM
      [about 30 attendees]
    • Public Presentation & Workshop:
      Fillmore County SWCD Energy Fair
      Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center,
      Lanesboro, MN
      Saturday, February 28, 2009; 12 PM to 5 PM
      [about 100 attendees]
    • Presentation for Recovery & Claims Services
      Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN  (private)

      Tuesday, February 24, 2009; 1:30 PM
      [about 40 attendees]
    • Keynote Presentation:
      NE Iowa Realtors Annual Meeting;
      Decorah, IA (private)

      Monday, January 26, 2009; 6:30 PM
      (about 35 attendees)
    • Public Fall Open House
      Saturday October 4 & Sunday October 5, 2008; 
      9 AM to 5 PM;
      (about 280! attendees)
    • Brown-Bag Lunch Presentation
      (open to public)
      Mayo Clinic, Siebens 3, Leighton Auditorium
      Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 12 PM Noon
      (about 50 attendees)
    • Rochester Golden Kiwanis Club (public)
      Elk's Lodge, Hillcrest Shopping Center, Rochester, MN
      September 17, 2008 - 3 PM
      (about 45 attendees)
    • Presentation & Tour for Eagle Bluff
      “Living Green” Class  (private)

      (part of the "Women in the Outdoors Weekend")
      Friday, May 16, 2008; 3 PM
      (11 participants)
    • Division of Engineering Potluck Open House (private)
      Saturday, May 10, 2008; 6 PM
    • Public Spring Open House
      Saturday, May 10, 2008; 9 AM to 5 PM
      (about 50 visitors)
    • RCTC Presentation (public)
      Tuesday, May 6, 2008; 1 PM
      (about 50 attendees)
    • Tour for Century High Advanced Placement
      Environmental Studies class (private)

      Sunday, May 4, 2008; 10 AM
      (7 students & 2 teachers)
    • IBM Rochester Earth Day Presentation
      Thursday, April 24, 2008: 11:30 AM;
      IBM Rochester, MN
      (about 125 attendees)
    • IEEE Southeastern Chapter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
      Monday, January 14, 2008; 7:00 PM
      Mayo Clinic Medical Sciences Building, Mann Hall, Rochester, MN
      (about 130 attendees from southeastern Minnesota as far as Austin, Faribault, and La Crescent)
    • Rochester Public Library Fundraiser:
      “Wine, Wit, & Wisdom”

      Saturday, January 12, 2008: 7:00 PM
      Rochester Public Library, Rochester, MN
      (about 60 attendees)

      Christian speaking at the
      Rochester Public Library Fundraiser,
      January 2008

    • Fall ‘07 Open House (National Solar Tour)
      October 2007, 9 AM - 5 PM
      (about 60 visitors)
    • Summer '07 Open House
      June 25, 2007; 9 AM to 5 PM
      (about 70 visitors)
    • Mayo Clinic Brown Bag Presentation (public)
      Wednesday, June 22, 2007; 12 PM
      Leighton Auditorium, Siebens 2/3, Rochester, MN
      (about 100 attendees)
    • Edina Realty Rochester Business Meeting
      June 2007
      (about 50 attendees)
    • CERTS Visit
      [about 20 visitors]
    • Rochester Rotary Club
      April 2007; 1 PM
      Kahler Hotel, Rochester, MN
      (about 120 attendees)
    • Eagle Bluff “Dinner on the Bluff”
      Saturday, November 2006; 7 PM
      Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center, Lanesboro, MN
      (about 100 attendees)
    • Fall ‘06 Open House (National Solar Tour)
      October 2006, 9 AM - 5 PM
      (about 130 visitors)

    Presentation Testimonials

    “My husband and I attended the [meeting] to see your presen-tation. We found your topic to be interesting and intriguing. Your speaking ability made the time fly; we very much enjoyed the evening.”
    -- Mary Daun-Lindberg, Special Purpose Processor Development Group, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

    “Just a note to say thank you for your very informative (and entertaining!) presen-tation.  I live in a home near Faribault, MN that employs passive solar design features, and I have studied passive solar design in college, so I was really impressed with your story.”
    -- John Mette, Faribault, MN

    “Christian, thanks for your presentation last night. Very interesting, informational, and motivating!”
    -- Steve Jobes, Unit Head, Information Technology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

    “Thanks for the great presentation on Mon eve at Rochester.  Lots of ideas to think about.”
    -- John Baldwin, College Electronics Instructor (retired), Faribault, MN

    “Thanks for the great presentation and Q&A at the IEEE meeting tonight.”
    -- Mark Diez

    “I really enjoyed your presentation on Monday evening.  Thank you for taking the time to share your house design and building with us.”
    -- Vince Lynch, High School Teacher (retired), Austin, MN

    “I enjoyed your talk at the IEEE Meeting on Monday night.  It was very informative.”
    -- Rick Fishbune

    “I enjoyed your pre-sentation very much last evening. […] Again, thank you.  We are looking forward to your open house […]”
    -- Ger & Vicky Danielson,
    La Crescent, MN

    “I just wanted to let you know that I enjoyed very much the talk you gave […].  I admire your devotion to the subject, and I think it’s noble of you to present your work to others.”
    -- Dan Litwiller, Founder: Livable Rochester, Rochester, MN

    “Your presentation was the best [Eagle Bluff Dinner on the Bluff] program I have seen so far.”
    -- Bill Swanson, St. Paul, MN