This workshop covers the most cost effective approaches to home renovation and edible landscaping. Using the Eco Thrifty Retrofit as a case study – https://www.retrosuburbia.com/case-studies/eco-t... – attendees can expect to learn many of the strategies described in David Holmgren’s book including: eco-renovation; passive solar design; solar energy; energy efficiency; wind protection; annual veggies; fruit trees; backyard fowl; and more.
Dr. Nelson Lebo is a leader in New Zealand’s green building movement. He has worked in the sustainability field for over 30 years. Nelson has an undergraduate degree in geology and environmental science, a Masters in education, and a PhD in science education, along with a Diploma in Permaculture.
Saturday 8th September 2:00 – 5:00 $50 with $10 discount on the book for attendees.
This tour is offered as part of Whanganui Permaculture Weekend.
Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 14:00 to 17:00
Location / Venue:
Eco-Thrifty Retrofit, Whanganui