Sustainable Building events in November

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Three sustainable building events below:

1. Site Considerations workshop, as part of the Green Home workshop series

2. End of year celebration networking and 'free form' seminar where Ian Mayes will answer all your questions
3. Eco Design workshop weekend, final workshop in the Green Home workshop series.
RSVP, bookings enquiries to Megan Edmeades  greenme@xtra.co.nz
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 Site Considerations - Green Home workshop

Saturday November 6
Wintec Hamilton

9:30-4pm
Cost $20

This workshop focuses on the environment outside the house, how the house sits in or fits into the environment, and the different zones around the house. Content covered will include the implications of geographical aspects such as wind zones and prevailing directions, soil types, contour, and climate, together with tree placement, shelter belts, landscaping and garden design, poultry, compost, and fruit trees. Other sustainable design considerations with affects on the inside of the house to be covered include rain water tank placement, waste water system location, and shading and cooling in the house relevant to trees and wind.

 RSVP by Monday November 1
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 End of year celebration and seminar evening

 Hosted by the Waikato Green Building Network in conjunction with the Green Homes workshop series

Tuesday November 16
5:30-9:30pm
Cost $20 - includes seminar fee and contribution for catering

 To be held at the Greenspace Te Aroha St, Hamilton. Check out this award winning eco-friendly design venue at www.thegreenspace.co.nz
Guest speaker - TBA. Details to come closer to the date.

Email in your burning sustainable design and building questions for Ian to answer

RSVP essential for catering. Let me know you will be attending by Friday November 5 and go into a draw for a copy of 'A Deeper Shade of Green, sustainable urban development building and architecture in New Zealand' - great Chrissy pressie! (The draw will be held on the night, so you have to be there!)
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Eco Design weekend Green Homes workshop
- final one for the year

Saturday Nov 27 - Sunday Nov 28
Wintec Hamilton, and site visit
9:30-4pm daily
Cost $70

Bringing everything you know and have learned together into a one-on-one design weekend, using computer modelling to measure the energy efficiency of a real or hypothetical design. The weekend finishes with a visit to an eco home. Everyone welcome. More details on enquiry.

 RSVPs sooner rather than later would be great!



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