Affordable Sustainable Housing Conversation Cafe

A good overview of the presentations, discussions and ideas generated at the recent conversation cafe on affordable sustainable housing has been written up by the good people at EcoSociety.

Talking about our PassiveHouse project at the conversation cafe.

An eager crowd of over 100 turned out to talk about sustainable and affordable housing at Oso Negro Coffee House in Nelson on Nov 22. “There’s a real passion to create housing solutions,” said John Alton, who organized this first in a series of West Kootenay EcoSociety Conversation Cafes. Upcoming Café events will cover forestry, energy, food systems and other topics.“It was great to have a mix of presenters,” one participant commented. The Café had speakers from the Nelson Housing Society, Nelson City Council and planning as well as a tiny house builder, a “PassiveHouse” designer and a backyard house builder. Continue reading…

It felt great to be part of the discussion and we’re looking forward to what comes next in this series.