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March 9, 2013, 11 a.m.

Living Building Challenge Open House Peterborough, ON

On March 9th, staff and students of The Endeavour Centre invite you to come take a tour. Meet the designers and builders, take photos and take away fact sheets...

Feb. 5, 2013, 1 a.m.

Understanding the Living Building Challenge

...Living Building Challenge is sweeping across North America. There are now more than sixty projects in process from coast to coast, pursuing certification under ...

Living building challenge
June 20, 2012, midnight

Understanding the Living Building Challenge

Learning Objectives: Identify the key components of the Living Building Challenge Discuss the rationale for restorative design principles Identify succ...

Dec. 4, 2012, 1 a.m.

Understanding the Living Building Challenge, Toronto, Ontario

...Living Building Challenge has swept North America. There are now more than sixty projects in process from coast to coast pursuing certification under this vigor...

April 27, 2013, 10 a.m.

Living Green Expo - Ottawa, ON

The Living Green Expo is a new event in the National Capital, but one with a long history of success. This new initiative is the result of a collaboration of t...

May 21, 2014, midnight

LIVING FUTURE UNCONFERENCE 2014

...Living Future Institute is hosting its seventh annual unConference, Living Future 2014, on May 21 - 23, 2014 at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower in downtow...

April 25, 2014, midnight

Green Living Show 2014 - Toronto, ON

...Living Show has a new and innovative floor plan with valuable stage programming and content for consumers, covering a range of topics; such as, Parent and Kids,...

Feb. 4, 2014, 1 a.m.

NET POSITIVE ENERGY + WATER CONFERENCE

...Living Building Challenge™, the world's most rigorous green building standard. The Living Building Challenge program's Net Zero Energy Building Certification of...

Permaculture Design Certification Course
July 27, 2013, midnight

Permaculture Design Certification 72 hour - 2 week intensive

...living systems for a wide variety of landscapes and climates. It includes the application of permaculture principles to food production, home design, constructi...

May 21, 2013, 8 a.m.

Grey to Green: Conference on the Economics of Green Infrastructure

...living systems such as green roofs and walls, urban forests, wetlands, porous paving systems and raingardens as well as supportive technologies such as engineer...

June 11, 2014, midnight

Earthbuilding 101 (with one day options)

...living roof design/install . At OUR Ecovillage in Shawnigan Lake, natural building techniques ranging from timber framing to earthship, cob, rammed earth, nat...

June 14, 2014, 9 a.m.

Introduction to Earth Plaster

...living built environment – which closes the loop on its systems! In addition, make and apply an earth (plaster or paint), also lime (plaster or paint), and a fe...

Permaculture design course
July 8, 2012, midnight

72 Hour Permaculture Design Course (Certificate)

Price: $1250.00 Accommodations (tent camping) & meals included. This course includes the application of permaculture principles to food production, home desi...

July 19, 2014, midnight

Strawbale and Cob Sauna

...living roofs, thatching and more. Shade-tree lectures include building code, harvesting materials, natural design, passive heating and cooling. The workshop is ...

April 12, 2014, midnight

Strawbale workshop with Sigi Koko of Build Naturally. Frederick, MD

...living roof. Price: $125 Lunch included. *Please note this is a three day workshop over two weekends: April 12 &13th followed by the 19th. To register con...

Feb. 21, 2013, 1 a.m.

Green Roof Professional (GRP) Accreditation Training Program, Toronto

Description Green Roof Design 101: Introductory Course Thursday, February 21st, 2013 This introductory training course on green roof infrastructure design ...

Sept. 7, 2012, midnight

Applied Permaculture Workshop - Cold Climate Forest Gardening, Big River, Saskatchewan

...Living Example of Permaculture Design. Local, Slow Food Meals from the Autumn Harvest. Price: 495.00 + GST For more information :

Rocket Mass Heater
Sept. 27, 2013, 4 p.m.

Rocket Mass Heater Workshop

Rocket Mass Heaters create an exceptional warm living environment, providing heat to the air and to your body as you sit, or lie, on the heated bench or bed. A...

May 17, 2014, midnight

Clay Plaster Workshop (the sculpting coat) w/ Sigi Koko

...living roof. This workshop will be taught by natural building expert, Sigi Koko, who has helped design & build over 20 strawbale homes. You can expect to lear...

July 12, 2014, midnight

Learn to Grow Sustainable Bio-Based Insulation - Yestermorrow Design/Build School

...living mushroom materials. Day one gives an in-depth introduction to mushroom insulation, with a video factory tour, and a mushroom foray in the woods nearby. D...

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