Chester / Bridgewater Solar Shelter Course

Event Date/Time
6 Tuesdays, October 24 > November 23

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.

  1. SOLAR BASICS for electricity, for active thermal hot water and hot air, and for passive solar
  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 Halifax, Chester or Bridgewater; Spring, Winter & Fall. With demand,

locally organized weekend versions may be offered in other locations. Contact:

Bridgewater / Chester

at Bridgewater High School (541-4367) or Chester, Forest Heights High (275-2712).

COURSES Tuesdays 6:45-9:45PM October 24 > November 23.


at Nova Scotia Institute of Technology, Leeds St., Halifax., Thursdays 7-10: October 19 > November 23

Information at Registration at 852-4758 /

The fee: $80 students, $90 single, $150 couples; with handouts. Optional textbooks($15/$25/$40)