Sustainable Renovations Course (May 7 - Sept 28)
Mon May 7 to Fri Sep 28, 2018, Peterborough, ON
Endeavour’s Sustainable Renovations course is a unique, full time, hands-on sustainable building program that will put you at the forefront of the green renovations field.
You will find yourself at the centre of a renovation project that achieves the highest goals of green building:
– Zero net energy use
– Zero embodied carbon
– Zero toxins
– Zero construction waste
You will work with teachers and practitioners who are leaders in the field and work with fellow participants who are motivated and enthusiastic. It is a unique experience unlike any other construction program in the world!
2018 Program Dates: May 7 – September 28
Our full-time Sustainable Renovations course involves you in every aspect of bringing an existing building up to the highest standards of energy efficiency, occupant health and carbon responsibility.
From simple natural building materials like straw and clay to state-of-the-art energy systems, you will experience the learning that comes from being responsible for all aspects of construction, from planning and budgeting to fine finishes and systems commissioning.
Interacting with experienced builders and tradespeople, students work with designs, materials and technologies that are at the forefront of sustainable renovations.
The learning experience suits the seasoned building professional and the excited newcomer alike. The diversity of students in our classes creates a unique atmosphere of cooperation, shared learning and partnership.
This experience can put you on the path to a future in sustainable renovations, from first-time owner-builder to general contractor.
Graduates of Endeavour’s full time courses have found employment in a wide range of roles, in Canada and around the world. Some have gone on to become sustainable building contractors, others have specialized in sub-trades such as straw bale wall builders, earthen floor installers, natural plastering, renewable energy installation, green roofing and timber framing. Others have found roles in the design field and as consultants. A few graduates have gone on to build their own sustainable homes. Further training is also possible, with some graduates continuing their education in fields like architecture, building science, carpentry and electrical.
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