Lacombe County News published a little blurb on Sol Invictus this week! Check it out:
"Despite the smell of spring in the air, many of us haven’t forgotten the frigid polar vortex that made itself at home here in January and February. Chelsah Thomas, a Lacombe County resident (who also has her masters in environmental sciences), used the frigid temperatures to test out her “passive solar, net zero” demonstration house.
She has also been working closely with organizations like Energy Efficiency Alberta, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Home Builders Association and Sunridge Residential to understand their programs, grants and other funding opportunities that could help homeowners in the area to upgrade their homes in positive ways..."
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By: Deanna McArthur
At first glance, Chelsah Thomas seems like your everyday Albertan. The 34-year-old new mother lives in Red Deer with her husband Jesse, who has a background in construction.
Together, they built the home of their dreams, set against the river valley and surrounded by a thick patch of deciduous trees.
It only takes about five minutes with Chelsah before you get a feel for the passion, and depth of knowledge she has about energy efficiency and passive home construction…
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"Energized by Passion"
Founder of Sol Invictus Energy Services, Chelsah Thomas, was featured in this years "Notebook 2018", Red Deer College's Alumni publication.
"There's a lot of energy illiteracy, and not jus tin our area. People don't know about the technologies, design, and construction methods available, so it is important to have - not just advocacy for solar and renewables and energy efficiency design methods, but and education component."
Check out the details of Chelsah's journey from RDC to Sol Invictus below!