Sustainable Communities

SESA Seminar Series: A Commercial Net Zero Remodel

Dec 8 2011 - 2:00am to 3:30am

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 about SESA Seminar Series: A Commercial Net Zero Remodel

Location

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

Green Calgary Art Market

Nov 4 2011 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Nov 5 2011 - 5:00pm to 11:00pm

There are two events: the Gala itself, and an Art Market where guests will have the opportunity to view and purchase art from artists featured at the gala. See below for details on the Art Market or jump to the Gala site for info on that event.

Green Art Market

Thirty or more local artists, designers, and artisans—many of whom were featured at the Gala—will have a broad range of environmentally themed work for sale. We’re accepting submissions until September 25. (See Call to Artists and Prospectus for more information.) We’ll have a showcase of the selected participants and their work on this website on or before October 15. Read more about Green Calgary Art Market

Location

Hillhurst United Church
1227 Kensington Close NW
T2N 3J6 Calgary , AB

Bow River Flow

Aug 21 2011 - 4:00pm to 11:00pm

30 Live Musical Acts; Cycling Culture; Fitness; Children's Activities; Road Art!

On Sunday, August 21 the two east-bound lanes of Memorial Drive NW from 10th Street to Centre, the underside of Centre Street, 2nd Avenue in Chinatown, and Eau Claire, will all be opened up to free participatory activities! Read more about Bow River Flow

Location

Memorial Drive, 2nd Avenue in Chinatown, Eau Claire Calgary , AB

The Way We Green Speaker Series— Renewable Energy in Edmonton

Jun 14 2011 - 6:10pm to 7:00pm

Renewable Energy in Edmonton: Laying the Groundwork

with Gordon Howell, P.Eng., Howell-Mayhew Engineering Inc.

Times are changing, increasingly quickly.  Edmonton, along with many cities and towns, is increasingly focussing itself on becoming sustainable and resilient.  It is a time of transformational change.  How can renewable energy be part of the solution?  What renewable energy resources do we have in the City?  What are the challenges to renewable energy?  What are the possibilities?  What might renewable energy in Edmonton look like?  What needs to be done to get there?  Be part of the community dialogue that is taking shape to help plan our response to the economic possibilities and the environmental imperatives. Read more about The Way We Green Speaker Series— Renewable Energy in Edmonton

Location

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

Commuter Challenge

Jun 5 2011 - 6:00am to Jun 11 2011 - 6:00am

Commuter Challenge…

  • Is a week-long event during Canadian Environment Week (June 5 – 11, 2011)
  • Is a friendly competition between Canadian cities and workplaces
  • Encourages Canadians to leave their cars at home
  • Rewards walking, cycling, carpooling/ride-sharing, taking transit and telecommuting
  • Celebrates active and sustainable transportation
  • Is nationally hosted by Sustainable Alberta Association
  • Is locally hosted by City Coordinators who support workplaces

Read more about Commuter Challenge

The Way We Green Speaker Series— Building Capacity: Renewable Energy Potential in Edmonton

Jun 4 2011 - 6:10pm to 7:00pm

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

2011 Speaker Series

The 2011 Speaker Series is now underway. Upcoming events include: Read more about The Way We Green Speaker Series— Building Capacity: Renewable Energy Potential in Edmonton

Location

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

The Way We Green Speaker Series: Peak Energy and Its Implication for the City of Edmonton

May 10 2011 - 6:10pm to 7:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Dave Hughes, Post Carbon Institute

2011 Speaker Series

The 2011 Speaker Series is now underway. Upcoming events include: Read more about The Way We Green Speaker Series: Peak Energy and Its Implication for the City of Edmonton

Location

Ledcor Theatre, Art Gallery of Alberta
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton , AB

Public Hearing: Edmonton's Environmental Strategic Plan

May 11 2011 - 7:30pm

Moving to a Green Future Together

Public hearing set for The Way We Green

The Way We Green: Edmonton’s proposed environmental strategic plan is now available at www.edmonton.ca/TheWayWeGreen.

The Way We Green will set out the principles, goals, objectives and policies that will make Edmonton a more environmentally responsible City. Read more about Public Hearing: Edmonton's Environmental Strategic Plan

Location

Edmonton City Hall
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton , AB

Pages

Subscribe to Sustainable Communities