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Rebuilding Green: Energy efficiency

18 Jul 2012 from 7:30am to 9:30am at Strathewen community centre, (Cnr Strathewen & Bowden Spur Rd)


Strathewen & St Andrews Sustainable Rebuilding Project invites you to attend one or all of a series of workshops for 2012, designed to assist owner builders and renovators to make their homes as energy efficient as possible.


Workshop #7: Energy efficiency in your home and solar water


Topics covered:

  • In what ways do we commonly use the most energy and resources in our homes?
  • What are the top 5 low cost, most effective ways of reducing our resource usage?
  • What technologies are available to retrofit our homes to reduce our resource usage?
  • What are the options available for solar hot water and what are the pros and cons?
  • What rebates and incentives are available?


This will be an interactive workshop with discussions about all manner of ways you can increase sustainability in your home. All workshops will be practical in focus, with the aim to show you a range of options for your home so you are better informed to make choices that match your solution. Information sheets will be provided with further resources for attendees.



Cost: Free

Presenter: John Knox from the Alternative Technology Association (ATA) and


Finger food provided, RSVP essential.


Contact Lucinda at, 0434 546881, 9718 0126



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