Built Environment

Event

Riverdale NetZero Open House Tour — Last Chance

Jul 18 2009 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

We're going to open the Riverdale NetZero energy house one last time for a tour before the new homeowners move in. Several people have said that they've missed seeing the house. Read more about Riverdale NetZero Open House Tour — Last Chance

Location

Riverdale NetZero House
9926 87 Street
Edmonton , AB
Event

Edmonton's 10th Annual Eco Solar Home Tour

Jun 6 2009 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

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 about Edmonton's 10th Annual Eco Solar Home Tour

Location

Various locations Edmonton , AB
Event

Low Impact Development Criteria Launch & ALIDP AGM

May 13 2009 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm

The Alberta Low Impact Development Partnership (ALIDP) invites you to attend our second Annual General Meeting and launch of LID Criteria for Alberta on May 13, 2009 in Red Deer, AB. Members are invited to participate in the AGM & complimentary lunch from 10:30 - 1:00pm at the Holiday Inn 6500 67th Street, Red Deer. We will then open the doors to present the LID Criteria for AB, and invite feedback from all those interested in attending. For more information or to register, please visit www.alidp.org. See you there! Read more about Low Impact Development Criteria Launch & ALIDP AGM

Location

Holiday Inn
6500 67 Street
Red Deer , AB
Event

Open House: Edmonton's Net Zero Energy homes

Mar 14 2009 - 5:00pm to 10:30pm

The interest in net zero energy houses continues to grow. The Riverdale NetZero energy house is open for tours and will soon be occupied by its new owners; the Mill Creek NZE house is now fully insulated; the Belgravia NZE house starts construction in May; the South Windsor Park NZE house is being designed. We are learning so much about the costs and performance of these revolutionary houses and are seeing more and more opportunities for optimisation and cost reduction. Read more about Open House: Edmonton's Net Zero Energy homes

Locations

Mill Creek NetZero House
9805 84 Avenue
Edmonton , AB
Riverdale NetZero House
9926 87 Street
Edmonton , AB
Event

Re-Shaping the City — An Interdisciplinary Talk

Mar 2 2009 - 11:30pm to Mar 3 2009 - 1:00am

 

FREE, but registration recommended; Limited Seating.
Register at: [email protected] or call 780.492.9957

How Global Building Types are Influencing Urban Form

Overview: internationally acclaimed author on cities and urban form, Anthony King will discuss global trends in architecture and planning and its lessons for local designers, architects, and decision-makers. Dr. King will speak on global building types such as arenas/stadiums, art galleries, airport terminals, retail parks, and internationalized models for downtown housing. Dr. King is Emeritus Professor of Art & Architectural History at Binghamton University in New York, and has done extensive research throughout Europe, China and Asia, and the US. Read more about Re-Shaping the City — An Interdisciplinary Talk

Location

Room 2-926 Enterprise Square
10230 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton , AB
Event

YEP Speaker Event: Carbon Busters

Dec 11 2008 (All day)

Young Environmental Professionals — Edmonton

Godo Stoyke and Shantu Mano, Carbon Busters

Come and learn about the first zero carbon village in Canada and its comprehensive strategy to reduce its carbon footprint and ecological impact. The aim of the Village is to: Read more about YEP Speaker Event: Carbon Busters

Location

Remedy Café
8631 109 Street
Edmonton , AB
Event

SESCI Talk: Living Lightly with Solar Energy

Dec 10 2008 - 2:00am

25 years of comfort and low utility bills in Edmonton

By Garry and Cheryl Atchison

In 1983 Garry and Cheryl Atchison created an energy efficient/passive solar/partially earth-sheltered home in our climate - on a budget. Solar homes do not have to be big or expensive. Come hear the human practical side of living in a solar/energy efficient house in Edmonton. Their well thought out design has withstood the test of time.

How did they do it? What would they do differently? How is it to live in a solar house? Read more about SESCI Talk: Living Lightly with Solar Energy

Location

Telus World of Science - Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre
11211 142 Street
Edmonton , AB
Event

SESCI Talk: Carbon Buster's Eco Village

Nov 19 2008 - 2:00am

Canada's First Zero Carbon Sustainable Community

Godo Stoyke and Shanthu Mano, two internationally renowned sustainability experts will be presenting their latest project planned for right here in Northern Alberta!

With the help of sustainable building & community experts from six countries, and specialists from provincial and municipal departments, Carbon Busters has developed a truly cutting-edge sustainable community design. Some of the features include:

  • 256 zero carbon buildings
  • Solar heating, solar hot water and solar electrical systems
  • Community utility grid-tied wind power
  • Early Childhood to Grade 12 sustainable school
  • Community food production infrastructure
  • Innovative systems for water conservation
  • Community green transportation system

Free presentation and discussion. Free refreshments at 6:30 pm. Childcare available. Read more about SESCI Talk: Carbon Buster's Eco Village

Location

TELUS World of Science - Star Theatre
11211 142 Street NW
Edmonton , AB
Event

YEP Speaker Event: Raising Spaces - Green Home Improvement

Nov 13 2008 - 12:30am

Young Environmental Professionals - Edmonton

Speaker: Andrea Jones, Raising Spaces

After dabbling with personal home renovations in 2003, it became painfully clear that finding greener building products in Canada was way more difficult than it should be. So, in the fall of 2007, Andrea launched Raising Spaces - a small business geared to spreading the use of greener building materials and systems in Canadian homes. Raising Spaces offers Articles ~ Tools & Resources ~ Green Building Blogs ~ Green Building Forum ~ Do it yourself projects ~ News & Events ~ Definitions, and lots of other goodies. Energized by both the challenges and opportunities offered in the business world, Andrea enjoys dreaming up new elements and features to help folks build greener.

Come and get ideas from Andrea on how to make your own space a greener place to work and live. Read more about YEP Speaker Event: Raising Spaces - Green Home Improvement

Location

Remedy Café
8631 109 Street
Edmonton , AB

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