Sustainable Communities

Eco-Solar Tour of Energy Efficient Buildings

May 28 2013 - 6:00am to May 31 2013 - 6:00am
Jun 3 2013 - 6:00am to Jun 6 2013 - 6:00am

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

Earthbag Building Presentation

Jan 17 2013 - 1:30am to 4:00am

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 about Earthbag Building Presentation

Location

Margaret Parsons Theatre
Red Deer College
Red Deer , AB

EcoLiving Tour

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

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.

You might see: Read more about EcoLiving Tour

Location

Calgary , AB

Eco Solar Commercial Tour

Jun 4 2012 - 5:00pm to Jun 8 2012 - 9:00pm

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 about Eco Solar Commercial Tour

Location

various locations Edmonton , AB

Eco Solar Home Tour

Jun 9 2012 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

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 about Eco Solar Home Tour

Location

various locations Edmonton , AB

ANPC 2012 Workshop: The Value of Native Plants in Urban Landscapes

Apr 21 2012 - 2:30pm

The ANPC is having its annual workshop on April 21 in St. Albert.  The theme is the "Value of Native Plants in Urban Landscapes".  Talks include wetland valuation, native plants and green roof construction, parks management, low impact development, conservation planning, and xeriscaping.  We have a great program and more information can be found at www.anpc.ab.ca. Read more about ANPC 2012 Workshop: The Value of Native Plants in Urban Landscapes

Location

The Enjoy Centre (101 Riel Drive)
St. Albert , AB

REAP Down to Earth Week: Naturally - Mother Nature's Trade Fair

Mar 18 2012 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm

Naturally is a fun filled day for the whole family! With over 7,000 ft2 and over 60 local businesses everyone in the family (including Dad) is sure to find something new and interesting. Features include:

  • REAP Lane
  • Kidseat Recyclers - bring in your used or expired carseats for recycling!
  • Private Mother's Nursing/ Changing Area
  • Fabulous Raffle and Door Prizes
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Location

Carriage House Inn
9030 Macleod Trail S
Calgary , AB

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

Feb 22 2012 - 2:00am to 4:00am

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

Location

Hillhurst United Church
1227 Kensington Close NW
Calgary , AB

Earth Day Canada Hometown Heroes Award Program

Deadline: 
30 Mar 2012

 

Do you know of any crafty cape-crusaders who are putting their superhero skills to work towards the greater “green”? Maybe that describes you?

To Earth Day Canada they are Hometown Heroes working to support a healthier environment!

Earth Day Canada wants your nominations for the 2012 Hometown Heroes Award Program. The deadline for nominations is March 30, 2012.

The Hometown Heroes Award Program recognizes everyday heroes for their extraordinary superpowers in creating greener communities across Canada with three awards: Read more about Earth Day Canada Hometown Heroes Award Program

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