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SESA Seminar: Solar Systems—The Home Owner Experience

Nov 26 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Solar electric, solar heating, solar hot air or solar hot water systems are going in all over Alberta. Some of them are 20 or more years old. Come hear from the homeowners that are utilizing these technologies every day. Solar system owners will share their motivations, details of finances, neighbor’s reactions, both anticipated and unanticipated results and highlights of the process.

Come to Solar Drinks before the event to eat and network!

 

Location

CN Theatre (Room 5-142)
MacEwan University City Centre Campus (105th Street Building)
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 16, 2015 by russ

SESA Seminar: Solar Systems—The Home Owner Experience

Nov 25 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Free SESA Seminar in Calgary, Open to the Public.

Solar electric, solar heating, solar hot air or solar hot water systems are going in all over Alberta. Some of them are 20 or more years old. Come hear from the homeowners that are utilizing these technologies every day. Solar system owners will share their motivations, details of finances, neighbor’s reactions, both anticipated and unanticipated results and highlights of the process. Read more »

Location

Room NR112, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB

Posted November 16, 2015 by russ

Green Drinks Edmonton: Greening Your Home

Nov 4 2015 - 7:00pm

There have been a lot of exciting trends in Edmonton towards creating a sustainable home. Meet and mingle with green home experts about composting, backyard bees, net zero homes, etc. Meet new connections, engage in interesting conversations, and walk away understanding a little bit more about what alternatives may be right for your housing needs.

On Wednesday, November 4th bring your friends, ideas, and questions to the Yellowhead Brewery.

We are pleased to announce our featured guests! Read more »

Location

Yellowhead Brewery
10229 105 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 29, 2015 by AEN

We Are Cities: Community Innovation Grant

Deadline: 
25 May 2015 - 15:00

Evergreen CityWorks is pleased to announce that we are offering a new funding opportunity to support Canadian non-profit groups and organizations that are working to improve systemic urban challenges in their communities. Read more »

Posted May 11, 2015 by AEN

Jane’s Walk: Downtown Sustainability Stroll

May 2 2015 - 12:00pm

Are you looking for an opportunity to get to know your city a little bit better? How about a unique way to learn more about sustainability and Edmonton’s efforts at becoming an environmentally friendly low carbon city? Here's your chance. Read more »

Location

City Hall - City Room (bottom of stairs to Council Chambers)
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB

Posted April 27, 2015 by AEN

Solar Drinks

Mar 25 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Solar Drinks is an opportunity to network, meet people in the solar industry and enjoy a meal or a drink before SESA seminars. Solar Drinks will take place in the back room at the classic Mercer Tavern (10363 104 St.) two blocks from MacEwan University's CN Theatre, the site of the seminars. Come enjoy some good conversation and nourishment before the seminar. Read more »

Location

Mercer Tavern
10363 104 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 10, 2015 by AEN

SESA Seminar: Net Zero Energy - Ready For Prime Time?

Mar 25 2015 - 7:00pm

Peter Amerongen, Habitat Studios

Free admission and refreshments - come early for good seating.

After years of pioneering and experimentation Net Zero Energy housing is ready for prime time. National Resources Canada’s R2000 Net Zero Energy Pilot is intended to demonstrate road ready solutions that will work anywhere in Canada, on any site, with readily available products and materials. Detailed tracking of these houses will also be used to support the development of a new Net Zero Energy certification being developed in conjunction with Canada’s new improved Energuide Rating System. Of the 13 projects across Canada, Habitat Studio’s McKernan project in Edmonton will be most northerly and the first completed.

Veteran net zero energy builder, Peter Amerongen, will discuss the solutions that will be part of our carbon neutral future: An optimized blend of integrated design, near Passive House levels of conservation, heat pumps and renewable energy generation. Besides discussing the rational and implications of these measures, he will also present examples of their being applied to larger buildings. Read more »

Location

CN Theatre Rm 5-142
MacEwan University City Centre Campus (105 Street Building)
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 10, 2015 by AEN

Solar Systems in Alberta: A Forum of System Owners

Nov 26 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Alberta farmers, city dwellers and cabin owners are installing solar systems. Come hear four solar system owners discuss their experience of living with solar.  How are these systems performing in Alberta? Read more »

Location

CN Theatre, Room 5-142
MacEwan University City Centre Campus
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 14, 2014 by AEN

Chasing Net Zero: Edmonton Panel Event

Oct 9 2014 - 7:00pm

Join the folks interviewed in the Green Energy Futures' Chasing Net Zero series for a dynamic panel event, and hear the crew tell each of their stories in their own words.

Moderated by Green Energy Futures host David Dodge, the panel will feature:

Location

CN Conference Theatre (5-142, first floor of Building 5)
MacEwan University City Centre Campus
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 18, 2014 by AEN

Eco-Solar Home Tour

May 31 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Jun 1 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

From the Eco-Solar Home Tour website:

The 15th annual Eco-Solar Home Tour is coming for TWO DAYS on the weekend of May 31 and June 1, 2014. The tour is absolutely free! You don't need to pre-register but you will need to make your own way to the homes. With 13 homes on the tour it is difficult (but not impossible!) to see them all. There will be 6 different homes open Saturday and 7 open on Sunday. The homes will be open Saturday and Sunday afternoon from noon until 4 pm.

Read more »

Location

various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted May 21, 2014 by AEN

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