Event Date/Time
April 2018

Solar Nova Scotia offers practical courses on designing and building Solar Homes and Additions

The Passive Solar Home Design Course is intended for the general public and, for those in design and construction. The instructor is a 40 year experienced solar designer-builder, Don Roscoe.

  1. SOLAR BASICS for electricity, for active thermal hot water and hot air, and for passive solar (3½ Hrs)
  2. CLIMATE CONTROL for comfort and health, energy and the environment (5½ Hrs
  3. SITE DESIGNING, working with nature, creating microclimates and integrating the shelter (3 Hrs)
  4. SHELTER DESIGNING, bringing you, your needs and your site together (4½ Hrs)
  5. MAKING IT HAPPEN, costing, controlling costs, contracting and doing it yourself (1½ Hrs )

Bridgewater: Bridgewater High School, Tuesdays 6:45-9:45, April 17 > May 21, Register at (541-4367)

Halifax: Nova Scotia Institute of Technology, Leeds St., Halifax, Thursdays 7-10: April 19 > May 24 Registration at (852-4758 / solardon.ns@gmail.com)

The fee: $80 students, $90 single, $150 couples; with handouts. Optional textbooks($20/$40)

With demand, locally organized weekend versions may be offered in other locations. Contact: solardon.ns@gmail.com