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EcoLiving Tour

Jun 9 2012 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

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.

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Location

Calgary, AB

Posted May 28, 2012 by AEN

Eco Solar Commercial Tour

Jun 4 2012 - 11:00am - Jun 8 2012 - 3:00pm

The capital cost of a commercial building is only 8% of the life cycle costs. Come and visit a new breed of commercial building being built now in Edmonton!

The Inaugural Eco Solar Commercial Tour

After many years of arranging tours of homes in Edmonton the Eco Solar Tour is branching out to commercial buildings. This year as part of Environment Week we have arranged tours of 5 different commercial buildings to demonstrate energy efficient practices. Read more »

Location

various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted May 1, 2012 by AEN

Eco Solar Home Tour

Jun 9 2012 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

There has never been a more compelling time to shrink our ecological footprint. Come and see how you can take action with your own home!

When is the Tour?

The 13th annual Eco Solar Home Tour is onSaturday June 9th, from noon to 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. Read more »

Location

various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted May 1, 2012 by AEN

Healthy Homes Sustainability Series: Your Green Baby— Creating a Healthy Nursery

Feb 21 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Healthy Homes Sustainability Series

Are you expecting or have a young baby? Interested in sustainable, healthy options for babyhood? Join experts Lindsay Ross from Babes in Arms and Riva Mackie from Riva’s The Ecostore as they discuss all things green baby. Read more »

Location

Hillhurst United Church
1227 Kensington Close NW
Calgary, AB

Posted February 2, 2012 by AEN

SESA Seminar Series: Net Zero Energy Buildings— How Are They Working?

Jan 25 2012 - 7:00pm

A panel discussion with designers and builders.

Free refreshments. Free discussion.

Are net zero energy houses really net zero? Northern Alberta has at least eight net zero homes. Some of them have been in operation for two years. We now have some preliminary data. Are our energy performance modeling tools sufficiently accurate? What more do we need to do to optimize the design? What improvements are possible? What new technologies are becoming available? The Solar Energy Society of Alberta is bringing together a distinguished panel of builders and designers to look at how we are doing and where we are headed in our quest to build completely self sufficient buildings in our Northern climate. Read more »

Location

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

Posted December 20, 2011 by russ

SESA Seminar Series: A Commercial Net Zero Remodel

Dec 7 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

A seminar by Warren Sarauer — Chair, Solar Energy Society of Alberta

How do you take a building whose business purpose is no longer viable due to market conditions and transform it into what will be the future in buildings - a carbon neutral footprint in a NetZero energy building? Business owner Warren Sarauer will offer a step-by-step portrait of the process of taking a fifty year old building and renovating it to the highest standards in energy efficiency without a sacrifice to function or aesthetics. Read more »

Location

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

Posted December 5, 2011 by AEN

Health Canada's Hazardcheck

Oct 29 2011 - 10:00am - Oct 30 2011 - 3:00pm
Nov 5 2011 - 10:00am - Nov 6 2011 - 3:00pm

Time: 10am-3pm Read more »

Locations

Select Home Depot locations Edmonton, AB
Select Home Depot locations Calgary, AB

Posted October 27, 2011 by AEN

Belgravia Green Net Zero Construction Tour

Oct 15 2011 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Thanks to Gordon Howell of Howell-Mayhew Engineering for pointing us to this open house opportunity Read more »

Location

11536 74 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 11, 2011 by AEN

Green Building & Solar Tour

Oct 15 2011 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Thanks to Gordon Howell of Howell-Mayhew Engineering for pointing us to this open house opportunity

We have invested literally hundreds of hours into this learning curve and have networked with some of the most knowledgeable people in the sustainable building industry in Alberta. On Saturday, October 15th, we will be opening our home to the public to come and meet some of these forward thinking people and learn some of the many ways we can live a greener, healthier, more sustainable life. Read more »

Location

Spruce Grove, AB

Posted October 11, 2011 by AEN

Passive House Design & Construction Training Course

Sep 12 2011 (All day) - Sep 16 2011 (All day)

Join us for our 2011 Passive House Training Course in Calgary, AB September 12-16, 2011.  Each course is a challenging and intensive full week of instruction, and is aimed at Canadian building professionals who have a passion to learn the art of Passive House design, the world’s leading standard in low‐energy, sustainable construction. This is the only course in North America based on the 2010 international Passive House training program (CEPH). We work in collaboration with the Passivhaus Institut in Germany, the world authority on this type of construction, and with the international Passive House community. Read more »

Location

CMHC Office
Suite 200, 1000 7 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted August 22, 2011 by AEN

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