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Introduction to EcoHousing

Community Event
Nov 6 2008 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Susan McFee, local EcoHousing participant since 1999 and presenter for new EcoHousing projects in the Lower Mainland, will share her enthusiasm for the environment, the lifestyle, and the positive impact EcoHousing can make on any neighbourhood - whether it be in a rural, suburban or even an urban setting.

Talk outline:

  • What is EcoHousing?
  • Why do people choose EcoHousing as a lifestyle? (green building design is one aspect)
  • Who is EcoHousing for?
  • Discussion of the 4C’s – Communication, Collaboration, Cooperation, Compromise
  • EcoHousing resources
  • Q&A

PLEASE RSVP to info@sustainablebuildingcentre.com. This is a free event but a donation of $2-$5 is suggested.

Light House: Sustainable Building Centre is located at 1575 Johnston Street, just East of the Public Market in the heart of Granville Island. Our centre is on the second floor and accessible via the glass door and staircase on the Southwest corner of the building.

This event is sponsored by Light House Sustainable Building Centre and Cascadia Green Building Council, the local chapter of the CaGBC. Funding comes from Environment Canada and the Real Estate Foundation of BC.