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Beyond Zero Emissions Discussion Group

Posted in Events by Devin Maeztri on October 31st, 2008

What: Beyond Zero Emissions Discussion Group “Retrofitting Australia’s homes for greater energy efficiency” with Lyn and Maurice Beinat from ecoMaster
When: Wednesday, November 5th, 2008/6.30pm (notice we have changed from our usual Monday time, due to Melbourne Cup)
Where: Top Floor, Kindness House 288 Brunswick St Fitzroy
Charge: By donation

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Researching what grows green on rooftops

Posted in Models by Devin Maeztri on September 19th, 2008

Rooftop gardens can be one of the energy saving options for people living in urban areas. It makes your roof not only greener but also creates the building more environmental friendly. Dr. Nick Williams from the University of Melbourne Burnley Campus is conducting research to evaluate the potential of using native vegetation under Australian climatic conditions.

Please visit the University of Melbourne Voice Vol. 3, No. 6 to find more information about green roofs.