Solar Shelter Design Course

  • Thu, October 25, 2012
  • 6:45 PM
  • Thu, November 29, 2012
  • 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 30-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, Tuesdays 6:45-9:45 October 25 > November 29.

Registration with Sandy Mair Dodman at 543-2274.

The fee: $80 students, $90 single, $150 couples; includes handouts. Optional textbooks($15/$35).

With demand, one-day CONSTRUCTION COURSES will be offered mid-winter at Halifax,  & possibly elsewhere. Fee $60 & $40 students: with detail sheets & CD. Register at

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