Special guests and dignitaries stood with the students of the Fleming College’s sustainable building design and construction program to celebrate close to 20-weeks of work of the near completion of the new building.

Building on successes

By Darren Lum

Sept. 6 2016

Eighteen students and the faculty of Fleming College’s sustainable building design and construction program stood tall and proud at Abbey Gardens in front of the new mercantile building an example of what they learned and taught during the 20-week course.

The students were celebrated for their efforts at the near to completion event on Thursday afternoon Sept. 1. It will be the new home for Haliburton Solar and Wind on Nov.1. The event included dignitaries such as Fleming College president Tony Tilly Haliburton School of Art and Design dean Sandra Dupret former Fleming College Haliburton campus  principal and Abbey Gardens vice chairperson of the board of directors Barb Bolin Haliburton County Warden Carol Moffatt MPP Laurie Scott for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock and MP Jamie Schmale for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock including Brian Nash owner of the soon-to-be occupant of the building Haliburton Solar and Wind.

Read more about the building in a past article at www.haliburtonecho.ca/news.