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TWWG Speaker Series: Urban Water Challenges and Solutions for Sustainability

Mar 18 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Presented by Dr. Greg Goss

Drawing on his extensive experience of the challenges related to sustainability issues in urban water supplies, Dr. Greg Goss will describe approaches used in managing potable and waste water and discuss recent trends and scientific research in water treatment and handling. The issue of micro-contaminants in urban waste water will also be addressed drawing on a previous public lecture series entitled "Good Fish Don't Do Drugs". Read more »

Location

City Hall - City Room
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 12, 2014 by AEN

Net Zero Building Design— Finding the Sweet Spot

Jan 22 2014 - 7:00pm

A Green Builders Forum

  • Peter Amerongen - Habitat Studio
  • Dave Turnbull - Landmark Group
  • Stuart Fix - Senior Sustainability Engineer, City of Edmonton
  • Moderated by Brandy Burdeniuk - EcoAmmo

What is the best, high performing net zero energy home design approach now? Several Alberta NZE homes are 6 years old now.  What have we learned? Read more »

Location

MacEwan University - CN Theatre Rm. 5-142
10700 104 Avenue NW (105 Street Building)
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 17, 2014 by AEN

Green Drinks Edmonton — Alternative Energy

Feb 5 2014 - 7:00pm

From the Local Good website:

The Local Good’s own Green Drinks Edmonton returns with the first event of 2014! This month the theme is alternative energy. We’ll bring together local experts on energy issues to discuss the two (or three!) perspectives sides of energy issues. The evening will host a series of bar-table debates on key topics. Guests will be invite to sit-in, participate and meander from one electifying debate to another.

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Location

Yellowhead Brewery
10229 105 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 13, 2014 by AEN

SESA Seminar: Alberta Solar PV Performance - The Real Scoop

Nov 13 2013 - 7:00pm

Speaker: Gordon Howell, P.Eng, Howell-Mayhew Engineering

Solar electricity is growing by leaps and bounds in Alberta.  Some reports suggest that solar electricity is cheaper now than grid electricity.  Are you thinking about a solar-electric system on your own house? Read more »

Location

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

Posted November 1, 2013 by AEN

Renewable is doable: Solar Presentation

Oct 26 2013 - 2:00pm

A Public Presentation on Solar Photovoltaics (PV) for Edmonton and solar investing/co-operatives by Randall Benson And Mike Hudema of GRIDWORKS ENERGY GROUP INC.

Event Description

With Don Iveson as Edmonton's new mayor the chances for solar just got a whole lot brighter!

Come to this informative workshop to find out about the possibilities for solar on your rooftop and some creative ways to fund it all. Read more »

Location

Central Lion's Senior Centre
11113 113 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 22, 2013 by AEN

Solar Systems — The Home Owner Experience

Oct 23 2013 - 7:00pm

Come hear six solar system owners discuss their experience of living with solar. Alberta farmers, city dwellers, cabin owners are installing solar systems. How are these systems performing in Alberta? How much do they cost? How do you finance a solar system? What programs are available? How do you choose the right installer? Can you do it yourself? What kind of maintenance is required? Where can I get good unbiased information and support? This evening will be useful for anyone considering solar energy in all of its forms. Read more »

Posted October 21, 2013 by AEN

EcoLiving Tour

Jun 8 2013 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

From the EcoLiving website:

This is a great opportunity for home buyers to see the technology installed and working; ask questions about costs; and ask questions about successes and challenges.

Location

various locations Calgary, AB

Posted May 28, 2013 by AEN

Eco-Solar Home Tour

Jun 1 2013 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

From the Eco-Solar Tour website:

When is the Tour?

The 14th annual Eco-Solar Home Tour is on Saturday June 1, from noon until 4 pm. You will be able to soak up the first-hand experience of homeowners and other experts with a wide variety of energy and water resource-saving technologies in new construction and retrofit applications.

 

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Location

various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted May 28, 2013 by AEN

Eco-Solar Tour of Energy Efficient Buildings

May 28 2013 (All day) - May 31 2013 (All day)
Jun 3 2013 (All day) - Jun 6 2013 (All day)

From the Eco-Solar Tour website:

After many years of arranging tours of homes in Edmonton, the Eco-Solar Tour is branching out to commercial buildings. This year we will be conducting the second Eco-Solar Tour of Energy Efficient Buildings.

 

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Location

various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted May 28, 2013 by AEN

Earthbag Building Presentation

Jan 16 2013 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

ReThink Red Deer is back at it in the new year with a great presentation on natural building!

Evonne and Robert Smulders, owners of Sage Permaculture in Black Diamond, AB create environments that embrace the patterns of nature. Spend the evening imagining a future where we are all builders and dreamers as we take a journey through the building process for an Earthbag building site in Joshua Tree, California. Read more »

Location

Margaret Parsons Theatre
Red Deer College
Red Deer, AB

Posted January 8, 2013 by AEN

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