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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

Eco Solar Home Tour

Jun 4 2011 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Better Choices. Better Homes. Better Lives.

  • Energy costs are rising.
  • Daily news is loaded with examples of the effects of climate change.

There has never been a more compelling time to shrink our ecological footprint. You can take action yourself!

When is the Tour?   

The Tour is on Saturday June 4th, 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 3, 2011 by AEN

Pembina reacts to 2011 federal budget

Budget ignores opportunities to create new jobs and compete in clean energy economy

22 Mar 2011

OTTAWA, ON — Tim Weis, director of renewable energy and efficiency policy for the Pembina Institute, made the following statement about today's federal budget:

"It's encouraging to see the government continue the ecoENERGY home retrofit program for one more year, since helping homeowners use less energy will reduce greenhouse gas pollution and save Canadians money. Read more »

Posted March 22, 2011 by AEN

Fossil Fuel Subsidies Campaign

Initiative: 
Fossil Fuels Subsidies Counter

Climate Action Network Canada has created a Fossil Fuel Subsidies Counter that shows the amount of money per second in tax breaks going to some of the wealthiest companies on the planet. Please post the Counter far and wide and link it back to their Subsidies page on the Climate Action Network Canada website:

http://www.climateactionnetwork.ca/e/fossil-tax-breaks/index.php

And instructions for posting it on websites:

http://www.climateactionnetwork.ca/e/fossil-tax-breaks/index.php?WEBYEP_... Read more »

Posted March 4, 2011 by Anonymous

Remodeling for Net Zero

Jan 26 2011 - 7:00pm

A Case Study: An Extreme Makeover for an Existing Edmonton House

An evening presentation by Peter Amerongen, Habitat Studio and Workshop Inc. Read more »

Location

Grant MacEwan University, CN Theatre – Rm 5-142
10700 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 13, 2011 by AEN

Online Course: Practical Energy Savings for Buildings

Oct 18 2010 - 6:00pm

Login this Fall to a course on alternative energy/energy efficiency from the comfort of your home or office computer. That’s right, you don’t have to travel to learn and you still get access to the experts. The courses are all delivered LIVE (real time) and interactive. Read more »

Posted October 4, 2010 by AEN

Live Online Alternative Energy/Energy Efficiency Courses

Reduce your carbon footprint and take an alternative energy/energy efficiency course online this Fall

Login this Fall to a course on alternative energy/energy efficiency from the comfort of your home or office computer. That’s right, you don’t have to travel to learn and you still get access to the experts. The courses are all delivered LIVE (real time) and interactive.


  Read more »

Posted October 4, 2010 by AEN

Eco Solar Home Tour

Jun 5 2010 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Better Choices. Better Homes. Better Lives.

 

  • Energy costs are rising.
  • Daily news is loaded with examples of the effects of climate change.

There has never been a more compelling time to shrink our ecological footprint.
You can take action yourself! Read more »

Location

various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted June 3, 2010 by AEN

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