Posts in Sustainable Homes
Council's "Sustainable Design" presentations continue with Retrofitting as the theme. Can you help?

Following up the excellent sessions on Sustainable Design held last year, Council is planning to run a series of presentations on Retrofitting for Energy Efficiency, commencing in February.

Sustainable Design Officer, Felicity Houghton, is looking for some good local examples of completed retrofits, and some challenges needing solutions, to include in the presentations.

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A challenge: make your home more sustainable with $50

Sustainable homes don’t cost the earth! A quick look at the high-tech products available to create eco-friendly homes would suggest that you need plenty of the folding stuff to live well, and that’s not the reality for most of us.

As a follow up to Sustainable House Day I want to issue a challenge: how can we make our homes more environmentally friendly, cheaper to run and more comfortable to live in – for just $50?

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Sustainable Homes Action Group - Member Survey

Help us tailor the Sustainable Homes Action Group to suit your needs!

We are conducting a survey to find out what our members and potential members would like from the group. As an incentive to participate, we will be conducting a prize draw and giving away a copy of “Your Home” which is a fantastic compilation of information about designing, building and maintaining homes.

The survey will take about 10  minutes to complete. Will you help?

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