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Ride the Talk at Maroondah City Council

Posted in Events by Nelly on July 13th, 2010

Want to find out how you can save money (and be kind to the planet) by making simple changes at home?  Then come to this free public event and hear John Knox  Ride the Talk on 21 July.  John Knox has decided that, rather than simply complain about the lack of action on Climate Change, he needs to do something positive about it, so he is taking his knowledge of energy efficiency around Australia by bicycle.

Wednesday 21 July, 2010
Maroondah City Council, City Offices Ringwood, Braeside Avenue

RSVP by 20 July to Nelly on 9298 4261 or

Come along and bring some friends to share the savings.

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Sustainable Living Space Users’ Guides: March

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on February 25th, 2010

Source: Sustainable Living Space

Image: rubenerd via flickr CC

Users Guide to Solar Hot Water

Presenter : Kevin Fregon

Heating Water for domestic use represents a large part of our home energy use. By installing a solar hot water system, we can make substantial savings to our energy bills as well as making a difference to our ecological footprint. This session will explore a range of issues concerning installing solar hot water systems on your home or apartment.
Wednesday March 3, 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Users Guide to Water Tanks

Presenter: Jenny Francis

Are you considering harvesting rain water by installing a water tank? This is the workshop for you. In this session we will explore the reasons for catching rain water, how to choose the right tank for you, where to locate your tank, as well as installation and flow maintenance issues.
Wednesday March 10, 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Users Guide to Grey Water

Presenter: Jenny Francis

We can reduce our water consumption by reusing our grey water in our garden. There are some limitations to the use of grey water. In this workshop, we will explore the reasons for reusing grey water, the composition of Greywater, Garden friendly grey water, distribution techniques, as well as your plants and grey water.
Wednesday March 17, 7.30pm – 9.30pm

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