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• Monday, March 15th, 2010

Source: Heritage Montreal

Heritage Montreal in conjuction with Dawson College will offer a course on Sustainable Home Renovation practices.

Architect Ron Rayside and Emmanuel Cosgrove, senior evaluator for LEED Canada will introduce participants to the renovation and restoration practices that respect the environment in light of current sustainable development principles.

Home owners are ideally placed to preserve the harmony and beauty of the built environment that make up much of our city’s charming neighborhoods.

For just $299, the series of eight thematic courses is offered in English at Dawson College every Thursday evening from March 25 to May 10 (note that the last course will be held on a Monday), and in French at Université de Montréal, 2940 Côte-Sainte-Catherine, every Tuesday evening from March 23 to May 11. Courses run from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. and will cover the following topics:

•    Montreal residential architecture through history
•    General home inspection
•    Renovation planning and administration
•    Foundations and structure
•    Exterior walls, roofs and insulation
•    Doors, windows and exterior woodwork
•    Mechanical and electrical systems
•    Sustainable Development

Registration can be done by telephone with Julia Dawson, Coordinator of the Home Renovation Courses at (514) 286-2662, extension 26 or online.

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2 Responses

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    helen macris 

    I am very interested in taking renovation course, I would like to know when the next courses are going to take place 514991-7493

  2. 2
    helen macris 

    Please contact me as soon as possible I am very interested in taking construction courses because I have a few houses and I need help with plumbing etc If you know any other places that offer construction courses please contact me 514 991-7493

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