Solar Shelter Courses
Solar Nova Scotia offers practical courses on designing and building Solar Homes and Additions. This is a Passive Solar Home Design Course for the general public and, for those in design and construction. The instructor is a 40 year experienced solar designer-builder, Don Roscoe.
- SOLAR BASICS for electricity, for active thermal hot water and hot air, and for passive solar
- CLIMATE CONTROL for comfort and health, energy and the environment
- SITE DESIGNING, working with nature, creating microclimates and integrating the shelter
- SHELTER DESIGNING, bringing you, your needs and your site together
- MAKING IT HAPPEN, costing, controlling costs, contracting and doing it yourself
This is offered as a six evening course in Chester OR Bridgewater depending on registrations.
Bridgewater / Chester
The classes are at Bridgewater High School or Forest Heights High in Chester, Tuesdays at 6:45-9:45PM from April 16 to May 21.
The fee: $80 students, $90 single, $150 couples; with handouts. To register for the Chester course, call 902-275-2712. To register for the Bridgewater course, 902-541-4367.