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BCSEA Okanagan: Passive Houses and Solar Energy - Building a Sustainable Future

Chapter Meeting
Apr 24 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Architects Rendering, Copyright Allen + Maurer Architects

Tabitha Eneas, Housing Manager for the Penticton Indian Band will give an overview and description of the Penticton Indian Band Passive House Project. More about the house in our press release

Karen Silver of Midlake Engineering Ltd, Chris Allen of Allen & Maurer Architects, and Nick Hill ofRitchie Contracting and Design will describe the design and construction of the house. 

John Cawley, Solar Installer for Resolution Electric Ltd. will describe the Solar Hot Water and Photovoltaic (solar electricity) systems, and explain how they will be monitored for the next two years. 

Door Prizes:

  • an energy-saving gift-basket from Fortis BC
  • a free NRCan Home Energy Assessment (value $175.00), courtesy FortisBC PowerSense

Opportunities to sign up for BCSEA memberships, or an upcoming tour of the passive house. 

No admission charge, open to everyone. 

Meeting co-sponsored by Solar BC.