[Sust-mar] Halifax: Solar Shelter Course! Solar Construction Course!

Daniel MacKay daniel at bonmot.ca
Wed Mar 14 10:35:47 EDT 2012

Solar Shelter Courses

Solar Nova Scotia offers practical courses on designing and building Solar Homes, Additions and Greenhouses. This is a  Passive Solar Home Design Course  for the general public and, for those in design and construction. The instructor is a 30 year experienced solar designer-builder, Don Roscoe. 

1     SOLAR BASICS for electricity, active hot water & hot air, and passive space heating
2    CLIMATE CONTROL for comfort and health, energy and the environment
3    SITE DESIGNING, working with nature, creating microclimates and integrating the shelter
4    SHELTER DESIGNING, bringing you, your needs and your site together
5    MAKING IT HAPPEN, costing, controlling costs, contracting and doing it yourself  

This is offered as a six evening course in Halifax & Bridgewater, Spring, Winter & Fall. With demand, locally organized weekend versions may be offered in Truro, Fredericton and other locations.

SPRING      -- at Citadel Community Centre, Trollope St., Halifax., Thursdays 7-10: April 12 > May 17                   COURSE	   Information at SolarNS.ca  Registration at 852-4758 / solardon.ns at gmail.com
The fee is $90 for individual or $150 for couples. This includes handouts. Optional textbooks($15/$35)       
If there's enough demand, one-day PASSIVE SOLAR CONSTRUCTION COURSES will be offered late April at Halifax,  & possibly elsewhere. Fee $60 & $40 students: with detail sheets & CD. Register at solardon.ns at gmail.com

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