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TINY HOMES 101

$300.00

June 24/25, 2017

St. Albert Grain Elevator Park, 4 Meadowview Drive, St. Albert, Alberta

Build a beautiful functional home that meets your needs without debt.

 

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Product Description

An intensive 2-day workshop for those who want to learn what tiny home living is all about and how to get into it.

Learn how to avoid debt, save on bills and create a beautiful functional tiny home that meets your needs. This course will also go over important home design topics such as insulation, thermal mass, solar orientation, air exchange and heating. That covered we will jump into all the big decisions for tiny house living, design and construction. Walk away knowing how to make YOUR tiny house a reality.

What is a tiny home?? A tiny home is typically under ~200 square feet. These small structures are often built on a trailer bed in order to be classified as non-permanent structure and work around restrictive building codes. They are often built for $20-50K allowing for a debt free, minimalist, intentional and low-impact lifestyle.

What you will learn:

  • What tiny home living is all about – the bad, the good, and the gooder
  • How to plan and design a tiny home starting from the trailer up.
  • Step by step construction process so you know what your doing every step of the way.
  • Living systems: Heating, energy and water options
  • Tons of resources for taking the leap

About Food & Venue:

Get prepared for delicious, home made, “feel good” food. We will start the morning with coffee, tea and a delectable snack. After a morning of using your brain be prepared for a lunch to remember. With full stomachs and minds we will lastly offer you a selection of tea in the afternoon. Be nourished and inspired to learn all the more!

All of this incredible goodness will be offered to you from the St. Albert Grain Elevator Parks indoor classroom, which you will find below the renovated train station. Nearby you have gorgeous walking trails, a food forest to explore, and a site rich in history and character.

Schedule:

-Arrive Saturday, June 24, @ 8:45am for Tea/coffee & Orientation
-Wrap up, Sunday, June 25, @ 4:30pm after Certification.
-The schedule for both days is as follows:
  • 8:45-9am – Coffee/tea and Welcome
  • 9am – 10:30am – 1st Class session
  • 10:30am – 10:45am – 15 min Break with refreshments
  • 10:45am – 12:15pm – 2nd Class session
  • 12:15pm – 1:15pm – 60 min Lunch Break
  • 1:15pm – 2:45pm – 3rd Class Session
  • 2:45pm – 3:00pm – 15 min Break with refreshments
  • 3:00pm – 4:30pm – 4th class Session

Here is what previous students said about this course:

Anniken R. – 10/10“I really genuinely loved this entire course! This is the best weekend I’ve had in a very long time. The content was fantastic, a great blend of conversation, experience, videos, technical design, AMAZING FOOD and tiny homes to actually help visualize the process. Thank you a million times over, this is the first step to some amazing changes to come for me.”

Jennifer D. – 10/10“Thank you so much! I feel so incredibly enlightened and excited about construction, tiny houses, and intelligent Home Design. I would definitely recommend this course.”

Dallas M. – 8/10“This course gives you a lot of practical knowledge in a short period of time. It puts everything together in a way just internet research never could. And you meet a bunch of great people!”

Leon M. – 9/10“Was blown away by the quality of the course, instruction, facility, food and classmates. I thought the price was reasonable before the course, and afterwards realized that it was an extremely high level of value for the price of the class.”

Shelley – 10/10“Great class with knowledge and quest speakers giving valuable information in an easy to understand format even for the person who has little knowledge previous to this class.”

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