Renewables & Alternatives

Alberta's 8th Annual Eco-Solar Home Tour

Description:
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's air pollution!There are 9 sites on the tour this year -- we could have easily had 30! 7 sites are new.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.

Cityfarm Solar Workshop

Description:
Want to heat your home’s water with sunshine? Come to Cityfarm for the basics!On Saturday June 23rd and Sunday June 24th you could be taking your first steps toward greening your home’s hot water budget. Learn from our instructor from Trimline Design Centre - local experts in renewable energy. Join us to learn about:

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Renewable Energy Course: The Path to Energy Independence - Reducing Our Footprint and Utility Bills

Dr.J.W.Grant MacEwan Environmental Studies Institute &
The Solar Energy Society of Canada - Northern Alberta Chapter

The Path to Energy Independence: Reducing Our Footprint and Utility Bills

What is your carbon footprint? How can you reduce it?

Energy Efficiency - Solar Electricity - Solar Hot Water - Passive Solar Design - Green Transportation

  • Each student will develop their own energy independence map
  • Tools will be provided to determine your own energy usage
  • A wide variety of alternative energy systems will be introduced
  • Solar equipment will be demonstrated

A SIX-WEEK EVENING COURSE

May 29 ­ July 3 /Tuesdays, 6:30 -9:30pm
Grant MacEwan College, City Centre campus

Registration Fee: $200
Instructor: Rob Harlan, Executive Director - Northern Alberta Chapter, Solar Energy Society of Canada
Registration: (780) 439-5608 www.solaralberta.ca

A joint project of:

Dr.J.W.Grant MacEwan Environmental Studies Institute &
The Solar Energy Society of Canada - Northern Alberta Chapter

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Renewable Energy Solutions: Part II

Description:
Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area Get powered up! Join David Kelly of Sedmek Renewable Energy Systems in this workshop to develop a cost and benefits analysis of green energy for your home. The first person to register receives a free home consultation valued at over $300!Date: Tuesday, May 29Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.Who: AdultsFee: $8.00

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Spring Programs - Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area
Box 20, Site 23, RR8
Calgary, Alberta, T2J 2T9

Advanced registration required (call 403-931-2042) for each program, except An Inconvenient Truth (payment will be accepted at the door for this program).

An Inconvenient Truth

Join Kevin Allison of The Climate Project for a live presentation of the slideshow that is changing Canada’s mind about climate change. Read more about Spring Programs - Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Attached Sunspaces Information Session

Location:
Calgary

Description:
Vista Room, Varsity Community Centre, 4303 Varsity Drive NW, Calgary, ABProfessor Tang G. Lee of the Faculty of Environmental Design at the University of Calgary will explain how an attached sunspace can function as a solar collector, reduce heat loss, and increase the livable space of a home. Come and learn more about the heat savings, potential solar gain, and other advantages of attached sunspaces.

APEGGA Annual Conference - Alternative Energy Sources Seminar

Location:
Calgary

Description:
The Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA) has included a one-day seminar on alternative energy sources in the professional development program of its upcoming 2007 conference. Non-members of APEGGA are welcome to register for the conference.The alternative energy sources seminar is facilitated by Marlo Raynolds, Executive Director of the Pembina Institute, and includes the following topics:

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Solar Hot Water Information Session - Calgary

Location:
Calgary

Description:
Three speakers will explain how hot water in your home can be supplied at least in part by solar systems: Rick Dunsmore of Goose Creek Renewable Energy, David Kelly of Sedmek Inc., and Brent Steele of Your Energy Company Inc. In most homes solar energy will meet some hot water needs in winter, and most summertime needs. On average, it can provide 50 to 60% of annual domestic hot water needs.

SDTC Business, Investment and Funding Opportunities in Renewable Fuels and Oil and Gas - Calgary

Location:
Calgary

Description:
You are invited to a special presentation on:A Roadmap to New Business, Investment and Funding Opportunities in:Session 1: Renewable FuelsSession 2: Oil & GasWhen: Wednesday, December 13, 2006 Delta Bow Valley209 4th Avenue SECalgary, AlbertaSession Room: Olympic

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