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Approaching Net Zero Energy at the Lowest Possible Cost: A Step-by-Step Path

Apr 14 2010 - 7:00pm

Peter Amerongen, Habitat Studio and Workshop Ltd.

Free presentation and discussion. Free refreshments at 6:30 pm

Getting as close as possible to Net Zero Energy here on the northern prairies can be a daunting and expensive challenge. With our cold weather and long winter nights it requires a careful blend of conservation in all its forms, passive and active solar collection, as well as solar electricity.

Having worked through the obstacles to net zero energy for three successful projects to date Peter Amerongen, of Habitat Studio and Workshop Ltd, has begun to identify a logical series of steps for designing for maximum net energy reduction at the lowest incremental cost. The sequence that he will present will apply as well to net zero ready and near zero projects. Read more »


CN Theatre Rm 5-142
Grant MacEwan University — 105 Street Building (105 Street and 105 Avenue)
Edmonton, AB

Posted April 7, 2010 by Anonymous

'Green Pros' Directory Launch

Mar 27 2009 - 7:30pm

Fresh 'Green Pros' Directory Helps Homeowners Renovate Stress-free

Green Pros, A fresh green online directory has sprouted this Spring, promising to connect Edmontonians with leading professionals who will help green their homes and lifestyles. Sponsoring company Raising Spaces chose to launch Green Pros just in time for the City of Edmonton's Earth Hour celebration on Saturday March 27th, 2010 to let residents know that a green helping hand is available for their next home reno. Read more »


City Hall
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 26, 2010 by Anonymous

A Super-Insulated Retrofit —The Option for Existing Houses

Mar 10 2010 - 7:00pm

Presented by Harold Orr

Free presentation and discussion. Free refreshments at 6:30 pm +

Start with your existing house to save energy, money and green house gas emissions! Come and hear Canada’s legendary figure in energy efficient construction present the findings from his latest project. This talk will be of interest to home owners, builders, engineers and architects. Read more »


CN Theatre Room 5-142, 105 Street Building
Grant MacEwan University (105 Street and 105 Avenue)
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 3, 2010 by Anonymous

SESCI Seminar Series: Extreme Energy Efficiency - The Nuts and Bolts of a Better Building Envelope

Jan 13 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Say goodbye to your furnace? Habitat Studio and Workshop has successfully built three homes in Edmonton that are so efficient that they can be each be heated on a -30C day with a few hair dryers. How did they do it? The builders of these homes will be sharing detailed tips and techniques on how to do this without breaking the bank. This presentation on the future of cold-climate construction will be of interest to builders, designers, and homeowners. Read more »


CN Theatre, Room #5-142
Grant MacEwan University, 105 Street Building (105 Street and 104 Avenue)
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 7, 2010 by Anonymous

U of A City-Region Studies Centre: Creating Intelligent Liveable Cities

Nov 30 2009 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

In the face of new challenges like peak oil, climate change and economic chaos how can city experts make sense of the overwhelming challenges that threaten life in the “human hive” as we know it? How can well meaning, well educated and well intentioned staff of municipalities, planning companies, land developers, and civil society find the time, space and spheres of influence they need not just to do their jobs effectively but to make sense of life conditions never before experienced? Read more »


Delta Edmonton Centre Suite Hotel
10222 102 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 24, 2009 by Anonymous

Sustainable Works Official Launch

Nov 18 2009 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Be a part of history! The Greater Edmonton Alliance (GEA) invites you to the launch of...

Sustainable Works
Quality Jobs. Affordable Utilities. Healthy Environment.

SustainableWorks is a new, exciting and innovative non-profit cooperative built to help you lower your utility bills, create new green jobs, and reduce our carbon emissions. Read more »


St Theresa's Catholic Parish
7508 29 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 11, 2009 by Anonymous

Getting to a Net Zero Energy Lifestyle in Canada

Nov 4 2009 - 7:00pm

Utilizing Solar Energy for Shelter, Mobility and Food


Montreal architect Sevag Pogharian is pushing the borders of net zero buildings by creating the Alstonvale Net Zero House which strives to: Read more »


CN Theatre Room (5-142, 105 Street Building)
Grant MacEwan University City Centre Campus 10700 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 26, 2009 by Anonymous

2009 EcoLiving Fair and Speaker Series

Sep 26 2009 - 10:00am - Sep 27 2009 - 4:00pm

The 2009 EcoLiving Fair & Speaker Series pdf (250 KB) is a two day showcase where indiviudals and groups come together to share information about initiatives and environmental experiences with Calgarians.


Mount Royal College — Centre for Continuous Learning Building
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Calgary, AB

Posted September 8, 2009 by Anonymous

Eco Reno Demo Days

Sep 12 2009 - 12:00pm - 4:30pm

Join Raising Spaces on Saturday, September 12th, 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm for an afternoon dedicated to exploring Green Home products and practices! Read more »


10436 81 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 4, 2009 by Anonymous

Raising Spaces Eco Reno Demo Days

Aug 22 2009 - 12:00pm - 4:30pm

Join Raising Spaces on Saturday August 22nd, 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm for an
afternoon dedicated to exploring Green Home products and practices!

Location: 10436 81 Avenue Read more »


10436 81 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted August 11, 2009 by Anonymous

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