Solar Shelter Course

Event Date/Time
1st class: Feb 15, 7:00pm

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 ( 3 1/2Hrs )
  2. CLIMATE CONTROL for comfort and health, energy and the environment (5 1/2Hrs)
  3. SITE DESIGNING, working with nature, creating microclimates and integrating the shelter (3Hrs )
  4. SHELTER DESIGNING, bringing you, your needs and your site together (4 1/2Hrs)
  5. MAKING IT HAPPEN, costing, controlling costs, contracting and doing it yourself (1 1/2Hrs )

LOCATION: Nova Scotia Institute of Technology, Leeds St., Halifax

TIME: Thursdays 7-10pm: February 15 to March 22
FEE: $80 students, $90 single, $150 couples; with handouts. Optional textbooks($20/$40)