Energy Conservation

SESA Solar Seminar— Alberta Passive Solar Greenhouses: Lesson Learned

Sep 25 2014 - 1:00am

Free presentation and discussion. No registration required. Refreshments at 6:30pm

Speaker: Rob Avis, Verge Permaculture

Rob and Michelle Avis have been living with and researching a solar greenhouse in Alberta for the past five years. Designed to meet the northern climate challenges of efficiently capturing heat and light while limiting heat loss and providing adequate ventilation, humidity, pest control and snow shedding; their experiment has provided some successes and a lot of wisdom. Rob will also discuss the ideal cold climate greenhouse including such design improvements as thermal curtains, an air lock entry, a water wicking system and a subterranean heat storage system. Read more about SESA Solar Seminar— Alberta Passive Solar Greenhouses: Lesson Learned

Location

CN Theatre Rm 5-142
MacEwan University City Centre Campus (105 Street Building)
Edmonton , AB

Eco-Solar Home Tour

May 31 2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Jun 1 2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

From the Eco-Solar Home Tour website:

The 15th annual Eco-Solar Home Tour is coming for TWO DAYS on the weekend of May 31 and June 1, 2014. The tour is absolutely free! You don't need to pre-register but you will need to make your own way to the homes. With 13 homes on the tour it is difficult (but not impossible!) to see them all. There will be 6 different homes open Saturday and 7 open on Sunday. The homes will be open Saturday and Sunday afternoon from noon until 4 pm.

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Location

various locations Edmonton , AB

Zero 2014

Apr 15 2014 - 6:00am to Apr 17 2014 - 6:00am

Zero 2014 is hosted in partnership by the Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation and the City of Edmonton.

Reduction of the world's greenhouse gas emissions is arguably the greatest challenge of our age–a challenge that is escalating as the world's energy demand continues to grow. Read more about Zero 2014

Location

Shaw Conference Centre
9797 Jasper Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB

Net Zero Building Design— Finding the Sweet Spot

Jan 23 2014 - 2:00am

A Green Builders Forum

  • Peter Amerongen - Habitat Studio
  • Dave Turnbull - Landmark Group
  • Stuart Fix - Senior Sustainability Engineer, City of Edmonton
  • Moderated by Brandy Burdeniuk - EcoAmmo

Read more about Net Zero Building Design— Finding the Sweet Spot

Location

MacEwan University - CN Theatre Rm. 5-142
10700 104 Avenue NW (105 Street Building)
Edmonton , AB

EcoLiving Tour

Jun 8 2013 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm

From the EcoLiving website:

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.

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Location

various locations Calgary , AB

Eco-Solar Home Tour

Jun 1 2013 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

From the Eco-Solar Tour website:

When is the Tour?

The 14th annual Eco-Solar Home Tour is on Saturday June 1, from noon until 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.

 

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Location

various locations Edmonton , AB

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

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

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