Solar Shelter Design Course

  • Tue, October 11, 2011
  • 6:45 PM
  • Tue, November 15, 2011
  • 9:45 PM
  • Bridgewater High School

Solar Nova Scotia is pleased to announce the next courses of Solar  Shelter Design, a practical, how-to course on designing and building solar shelters, incluing greehouses, solaria, additions and especially solar homes.


This course is intended for the general public and for those in design and construction. The instructor is one of Canada's most experienced solar designer-builders, Don Roscoe.


Here's the outline:

  1. Solar Basics of active and passive, an affordable approach.
  2. Climate Control for comfort and health, energy and the environment
  3. Site Designing working with nature
  4. Shelter Designing bringing you, your needs, and your site together
  5. Solar Construction ground frost insulation, heat storage slabs, glazing types and systems and solar mechanicals
  6. Making It Happen costing, controlling costs, contracting, doing it yourself, case studies, and other approaches.

Fee for the course is $90 for individuals and $150 for couples and includes a handout. If you don't have a textbook (The Canadian Solar Home Design Manual) already, you can buy one at the course for $30.


When you register, we'll need to know (a) if you're single or a couple and (b) contact information for you in case something changes.


BRIDGEWATER: at Bridgewater High School. Six Tuesday evenings  6:45-9:45  starting October 11th Information and Registration at 543-2274.

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