Designing Green Homes and Communities Through Permaculture

FebruaryFeb 01 2020 09:30am - MarchMar 15 2020 01:30pm

2014DGHC at UH design groups1

SAT 2/1/20 AND 6 - SUNDAYS (SKIP 2/16) 2/2, 2/9, 2/23, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15/20
UNIV. OF HOUSTON, CENTRAL, Charles McElhinney Hall, Room 106 and JAPHET CREEK CLASSROOM  $305

Sustainable Living Through Permaculture 1 & 2 are prerequisites for any part of this module. In a world of climate change threats and unstable oil producing regions, it is essential that our homes and communities change to become more energy efficient. This course helps us get there. Designing Our Green Homes and Communities is one of five modules in the permaculture design certificate course, and is open to anyone who has completed Module 1: Sustainable Living Through Permaculture Classes 1 and 2. No city planning, engineering or architectural knowledge is assumed.

#1 Sat, Feb 1, 9:30am - 1:30pm; Univ of Hou (Smart Communities)
#2 Sun, Feb 2, 1pm - 5pm; Tour of Houses (Urban Ecohouse Tours)
#3 Sun, Feb 9, 12 - 4pm; Japhet Creek(The Urban Ecohouse)
SKIP 2/16/20
#4 Sun, Feb 23, 12 - 4pm Japhet Creek (Renewable Energy & Natural Building)
#5 Sun, Mar 1, 10 - 5pm Animal Farm (Hands on Renewable Energy & Natural Building)
#6 Sun, Mar 8, 12 - 4pm Japhet Creek (Bioregional organizing, Economics and Design)
#7 Sun, Mar 15, 10 am - 3pm Japhet Creek (Tomorrow's Ecovillages & Sustainable Communities)

There are no refunds on classes.


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UH Building Map: Charles McElhinney Hall: NOTE Charles McElhinney Hall on the campus map is between entrances 13 & 14, [click on the map, roll in for a closer look and the building will appear on the map. Move the map around by holding down the mouse left key] Allow at least 10 minutes walking time, so please arrive early · From the north or downtown, take I-45 South, exit Cullen, turn right/south, enter University of Houston central campus, go through lights at Elgin, Holman, UH entrance 14, UH entrance 13-Cougar Village. Turn left at the next light at Wheeler Ave. · From the south take I-45 North, exit Elgin-Lockwood/Cullen Blvd, follow the signs closely (it can get confusing) to Cullen and turn left under the freeway, enter University of Houston central campus, go through lights at Elgin, Holman, UH entrance 14, UH entrance 13-Cougar Place. Turn left at the next light at Wheeler Ave. · After turning left onto Wheeler from Cullen, turn right into the first driveway. This is Lot 9C, park on the left side of the driveway. We have permission to park in this lot although the lot parking signs says a permit is required. Do not park in reserved spaces and do not park immediately behind the building on the corner of Wheeler.

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