Solar Design and Natural Building for Sustainable Communities
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Since the first day that humans started constructing shelters, solar design has been at the core of human community. Sustainability is not possible without the understanding and implementaion of solar design principles. Woodbine Ecology Center is pleased to collaborate with Crestone Solar School (CSS) to offer a solar workshop program in active and passive solar heating design, alternative natural building, photovoltaics (solar electric) basics and renewable energy applications. Based on CSS's acclaimed workshop, this residential 4-day certificate program will combine both hands-on and theoretical study. Learn a wide variety of natural building techniques and solar heating options for sustainable home and community design. This program can prepare you for designing and building your own solar home, a professional career in the fast-growing field of renewable energy and general preparation for sustainable living.
Instructors: Paul Shippee
Lodging: yes, camping (must provide own equipment). Some cabin space is available on a first come, first serve basis (must provide own pillows and sheets or sleeping bag)
We are hiring!
We are seeking a Facility Manager to be responsible for care-taking of the land, maintenance, janitorial and repair work for the Center. The ideal candidate has experience working in building maintenance, construction, grounds management, and shares our passion in our mission.This is a year-round, part-time, residential position. Experience with ecological, sustainability and permaculture practices is very desirable. Applicants must be able to obtain certification as a small water system operator. Please click here for more details.
Application deadline April 25th 2014
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