Solar Shelter Design Course

  • Thu, October 23, 2014
  • 6:45 PM
  • Thu, November 27, 2014
  • 9:45 PM
  • Bridgewater High School

Solar Nova Scotia offers practical courses on designing and building Solar Homes, Additions and Greenhouses. This is a  Passive Solar Home Design Course  for the general public and, for those in design and construction. The instructor is 33-year-experienced solar designer-builder, Don Roscoe.

  1. SOLAR BASICS for electricity, active and passive heating with water & air, and affordability.
  2. CLIMATE CONTROL for comfort and health, energy and the environment
  3. SITE DESIGNING, working with nature, creating microclimates and integrating the shelter
  4. SHELTER DESIGNING, bringing you, your needs and your site together
  5. MAKING IT HAPPEN, costing, controlling costs, contracting and doing it yourself 

This is offered as a six evening course in Bridgewater, Spring, Winter & Fall. At Bridgewater High School, Thursdays 6:45-9:45 October 23 to November 27.

Information and registration with Sandy Mair Dodman at 543-2274.

The fee is $80 student, $90 single, or $150 for couples. This includes handouts. Optional textbooks ($15 / $35).  

On demand, one-day PASSIVE SOLAR CONSTRUCTION COURSES will be offered mid-winter at Halifax. Fee $60 & $50 students: with detail sheets & CD. Register at

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