|Navigating healthy, resource- efficient choices for your home A course in Sustainable Living at 21 Acres|
|Written by 21 Acres|
Bring your home into harmony with your commitment to healthy, resource efficient living.
Whether you plan to remodel or build new, a healthy, energy-efficient home is possible within a very realistic budget.
The key is to plan ahead and make thoughtful choices that will make your home both beautiful and sustainable.
“Navigating Green Choices for Your Home,” Saturday, February 9, is just one of the sustainable living classes offered at 21 Acres near Woodinville.
Instructors Terry Phelan and Sandy Campbell will show you how to make the most of the resources nature gives you, which materials are really healthy, economical and sustainable and how to integrate elements to save money in both the short and long term.
Four learning points attendees will take away from the class are:
1. How to separate green from green-wash
2. Healthy material choices for indoor air quality
3. Simple passive solar techniques
4. A framework for assessing your family’s needs
Terry Phelan AIA, NAHB CAPS, is the owner and principal designer of Living Shelter Design Architects.
She has over 30 years experience designing homes using many different materials that are both proven and sustainable.
From hands-on straw bale workshops to conference breakout sessions on effecting change, Phelan strives to bring more sustainable living within reach to everyone. She also hosts The Eco-Logical Home, a radio talk show on sustainable homes and communities. Sandy Campbell NCIDQ, LEED AP, is the owner and principal designer of Entero Design.
She has over 20 years of interior design experience in both commercial and residential projects, with the past 16 years focused on environmentally conscious design and materials.
Campbell’s award winning design projects have been featured in a variety of publications, and she has participated as a speaker or panelist on a variety of green building topics.
“Navigating Green Choices for Your Home” is offered, Saturday, February 9, from 1 to 3 p.m. Fee is $25. 21 Acres members receive an additional discount. Interested students may enroll and register one of three ways: 21acres.org/school; phone: (425) 481-1500; or e-mail: email@example.com. 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living is a comprehensive campus with a farm, school, commercial kitchen, market and green-built facility located at 13701 NE 171st Street, Woodinville. All the programming and services offered through 21 Acres focus on the areas of Growing, Eating and Living.
Click or call for more information: 21acres.org or call (425) 481-1500.