Climate Change + Sea Level Rise
Wednesday, August 9 | 2:00–6:00 drop by
The City of Vancouver will be visiting the Ice Box Challenge site with information about sea level rise. Drop by between 2:00 and 6:00 P.M. to learn about how sea level rise will impact us here in the region, and what we can all do about it. They’ll be giving away free popsicles to those who submit a pledge to reduce greenhouse gases and slow sea level rise.
Vancouver Passive House Bike Tour
Saturday, August 12
Join us for a bike tour to four east Vancouver Passive House building projects currently in construction. The Passive House Canada Social Summer Bike Tour takes place this Saturday, August 12, beginning at Vancouver City Hall at 9:00 A.M.
Heat-Sensing Photo Booth at Ice Box Challenge
Sunday, August 13 | 11:00 A.M.–2:00 P.M.
Drop by the #IceBoxChallenge site at Vancouver’s Olympic Village Square, from 11:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M., to learn about how sea level rise will affect us in this region, and what we can all do about it.
Bonus: free popsicles to those who submit a pledge to reduce greenhouse gases and slow sea level rise.
This mini-event is brought to us all by the City of Vancouver.
Earnest Ice Cream Photo Contest
Until August 14, 12 P.M.
Snap a selfie at the Ice Box Challenge structures at Olympic Village Square and post it with #IceBoxChallenge anytime between now and noon, August 14, on Instagram, FaceBook and Twitter, and you could win a very cool and Earnest prize.
Prizes include gift cards for sublime frozen treats by Vancouver’s own premium ice creamery, Earnest Ice Cream.
Draws will take place at 12:00 noon, August 14, 2017.
Ice Box Challenge contest close
Monday, August 14 | 11:00 am
On July 27, we loaded about one tonne of ice into each of the BC Building Code and Passive House-insulated ice boxes. How much ice will remain after 18 days in the sun?
Submit your guess and enter to win a Whistler getaway.
Ice Box Challenge Wrap Up
noon, Monday, August 14
Ice Box Challenge will conclude as the shells are removed from both the BC Building Code and Passive House ice boxes. Winners of the Challenge will be announced. Join us, and see if your bet has won!
The Ice Box Challenge contest closes at 11:00 A.M., so submit your entry online before then to have a change to win a Whistler getaway.
Passive House Industry Social
Wednesday, August 2 | 6:30–8:30
Here is your opportunity to visit the Ice Box Challenge and see the changes that have occurred in the first week. Shaun St. Amour, who oversaw construction of the Ice Box Challenge installation, will present on how the Ice Box Challenge was developed and describe the construction process.
More details + RSVP on Eventbrite.