While this site has participated in Doors Open Ontario in the past, it is not part of the current season’s program. Please check the Home page for this year’s events and participating sites.

Queen's Solar Education Centrein-person Doors Open Kingston

  • In-person
  • French services available
  • Full wheelchair access
  • Guided tours available
  • Kid-friendly
  • Parking
  • Self-guided tours available
Queen's Solar Education Centre

The Queen's Solar Education Centre is a fully autonomous home, designed to be run exclusively by solar power. The off-the-grid house uses environmentally friendly technology to manage all the electrical, water and heating needs. The house is continuously being improved by students, and is frequently used for research and education.

Contact info

244 Sir John A Macdonald Blvd.
Kingston, Ontario
E-mail: arthur.cockfield@queensu.ca


Building type:Green building
Architectural style:Ontario cottage

Dates/hours open

Jun 16, 10:00am - Jun 16, 04:00pm

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.