Event Date/Time
Thursdays, Apr 18 > May 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


The Halifax course will be held at the Institute of Technology Campus, Leeds St, Halifax, Thursdays 7pm-10pm from April 18 to May 23.

There's more information about the course here.

The fee: $80 students, $90 single, $150 couples; with handouts, To register, call 902-852-4758 or email solardon.ns@gmail.com

Textbooks are $40 and may be purchased in advance here.