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EcoLiving Events AGM: "Choosing a Smart Home: Economically, Socially & Environmental"

<div class="flexinode-body flexinode-1"><div class="flexinode-textarea-1"><div class="form-item"> <label>Description: </label> <h3><a href="http://www.ecolivingfair.ca">EcoLiving Events</a> Annual General Meeting</h3> <p><em>Refreshments available to everyone in attendance</em></p> <p> We are accepting applications for board and committee members. Please submit your application to <span class="spamspan"><span class="u">info</span> [at] <span class="d">ecolivingfair [dot] ca</span></span> Include your contact information; the role you are interested in filling (President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary or a Director) or the committee (Fair, Tours, Speakers, others), information about your past experience and 2 references.</p> </div> </div></div>

U of A EcoHouse Open Day & Presentation

<div class="flexinode-body flexinode-1"><div class="flexinode-textarea-1"><div class="form-item"> <label>Description: </label> <p><strong>University of Alberta EcoHouse tours &amp; open house </strong>4pm-7pm<br /><strong>Presentation: Introduction to Green Living in Edmonton</strong> 5pm </p> </div> </div></div>

Low Impact Development Conference: Innovations in Urban Development

<div class="flexinode-body flexinode-1"><div class="flexinode-textarea-1"><div class="form-item"> <label>Description: </label> <p>Alberta Low Impact Development Partnership and the City of Edmonton are pleased to present a low impact development conference, &quot;Innovations in Urban Development&quot;. The goal of the conference is to provide an opportunity for participants to gain a greater understanding of low impact development concepts and real life initiatives. The conference will include a workshop as well as key presentations over a wide range of topics. Topics will include storm water management, wetland and riparian area protection, land use bylaws, LID practices in urban drainages and more. </div> </div></div>

Riverdale NetZero Energy Home Tour

<div class="flexinode-body flexinode-1"><div class="flexinode-textarea-1"><div class="form-item"> <label>Description: </label> <table border="0"><tbody><tr valign="top"><td><strong>Where:</strong></td><td>Riverdale NetZero House, 10004 87 Street, open to all, free </td></tr><tr valign="top"><td><strong>When:</strong></td><td>Saturday, November 17, 11:00 am to 4:30 pm</td></tr><tr valign="top"><td><strong> What:</strong></td><td> Installed solar heating and solar power systems, high performance windows, partially-insulated walls, insulation details, ultra efficient wall construction, air tightness, and heat recovery water and ventilation. </div> </div></div>

Riverdale NetZero Energy Home Presentation

<div class="flexinode-body flexinode-1"><div class="flexinode-textarea-1"><div class="form-item"> <label>Description: </label> <table border="0"> <tbody> <tr valign="top"> <td><strong>Presentation:</strong></td> <td>Tuesday, October 30 </td></tr> <tr valign="top"> <td><strong>Time:</strong></td> <td>7:00pm to 8:30pm (or so) with questions and answers time</td></tr> <tr valign="top"> <td><strong>Where: </strong></td> <td>U of A, Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC)<br />Room ETL-E 1-017 on the first floor.</td></tr> <tr valign="top"> <td><strong>Cost:</strong></td><td>Free, no need to register.</td></tr> <tr valign="top"> <td><strong> Who:</strong></td><td>General public, first come, first seating (come early)</td></tr> <tr valign="top"> <td><strong>Speaker:</strong></td> <td>Gordon Howell, P.Eng., Howell-Mayhew Engineering, Edmonton</td></tr> <tr valign="top"> <td><strong>Sponsors:</strong></td> <td> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.solaralberta.ca">Solar Energy Society — Northern Alberta Chapter</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.engineering.ualberta.ca/mece">UofA, Mechanical Engineering</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/inpr/su/eqho/index.cfm">CMHC Equilibrium Housing Initiative</a></li> </ul> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </div></div>

RCA Newsflash "RCA Participating in Buildex Calgary"

The Recycling Council of Alberta is participating in the eighth annual Buildex Calgary Conference and Exposition as an education initiative to inform the construction, renovation and demolition sector of recycling opportunities for related materials (e.g., wood, drywall, concrete, metal). Feel free to visit our booth and others which include green procurement product exhibitors. Read More

Encore Screening of "A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil"

<div class="flexinode-body flexinode-1"><div class="flexinode-textarea-1"><div class="form-item"> <label>Description: </label> <p><strong>A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil</strong> is an informative, inspirational documentary aimed at sharing ideas to provoke environmentally-friendly and cost-effective changes in cities worldwide. The documentary focuses on innovations in transportation, recycling, social benefits including affordable housing, parks and the process that transformed Curitiba into one of the most livable cities in the world! </p> </div> </div></div>

Celebrate the Completion and Success of the Citizens’ Agenda Phase One Project

<div class="flexinode-body flexinode-1"><div class="flexinode-textarea-1"><div class="form-item"> <label>Description: </label> <p>Together We Reached Another Milestone on the Path to a Sustainable Calgary. It is time to Celebrate the Completion and Success of the Citizens' Agenda Phase One Project</p> </div> </div></div>
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Alberta's 8th Annual Eco-Solar Home Tour

<div class="flexinode-body flexinode-1"><div class="flexinode-textarea-1"><div class="form-item"> <label>Description: </label> <p>We have a very exciting line up of sites this year, showing solar power, solar water heating, ground heating, energy efficiency, and what you can easily do to make your home heating, electricity and water bills plummet, along with your contribution to our province&#39;s air pollution!</p><p>There are 9 sites on the tour this year -- we could have easily had 30! 7 sites are new.</p><p>The tour is free and is open to the public. All of the sites are visited as an open house. Because of huge demand this year, we will have three buses to tour to the sites, courtesy of Edmonton Transit.</p> </div> </div></div>


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