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Promoting Energy Efficiency in Land Use Planning Training

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About the Project

The NB Environmental Trust Fund awarded funds to QUEST Canada and Decodesign to train professionals on promoting energy efficiency through land use planning design and smart growth principles integrated into development projects. This bilingual training is aimed particularly at professionals and officials working with communities, regions, and development projects. Planners, civil engineers, elected officials and administrators, and people working with development projects are invited to join us for this free online training course or watch the recordings from past sessions. 
Build sustainable developments and integrate energy efficiency in projects

Webinar Session 1

Include design and possible actions while implementing energy-efficiency projects.

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Create affordable communities (and housing)

Webinar Session 2

Understand how to build communities through design and housing affordability.

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Integrate grey and green infrastructure

Webinar Session 3

Learn how to determine the best design approaches in the creation of energy-efficiency community projects.

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Protection of the natural environment and provision of the best return on investments

Webinar Session 4

Explore ways to integrate concepts for energy-efficiency and sustainable design, introducing the ROI and adopting local planning documents.

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Practical Exercise Workshop Session 5

Webinar Session 5

Participants of this workshop put newly attained design principles into practice by developing their own designs for a fictive community subdivision project.

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View Map Exercise Results

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This project is made possible by support from the New Brunswick Environmental Trust Fund.