Energy auditThe Home Energy Audit will show you how to go around your home and work out where you are using energy, how you can minimise this and therefore cut energy bills. We’ll help you to prioritise the changes.

Sustainability workshops at the Central Library

Learn about living sustainably.

Topics involve responsible ways of making your home more comfortable and cheaper to run.  The program covers ways in which you can live in closer harmony with your environment.  Held on the third Wednesday of the month.

Wednesday the15th of March 2017 - 12.30 to 1.30pm

Address: Ballarat Library - 178 Doveton St N, Ballarat Central VIC 3353

Bookings not required.

 

InsulationInsulation is an economically effective way to control heat loss (or gain) in your home and workplace.

This workshop will look at the different kinds of insulation, and where you can use them.

Sustainability workshops at the Central Library

Learn about living sustainably.

Topics involve responsible ways of making your home more comfortable and cheaper to run.  The program covers ways in which you can live in closer harmony with your environment.  Held on the third Wednesday of the month.

Wednesday 17th of May 2017 - 12.30 to 1.30pm

Address: Ballarat Library - 178 Doveton St N, Ballarat Central VIC 3353

Bookings not required.

 

Keeping coolTips and tricks for keeping your house cool during hot weather, and minimising your energy bills.

This workshop will look at the different stratergies for cooling your environment.

Sustainability workshops at the Central Library

Learn about living sustainably.

Topics involve responsible ways of making your home more comfortable and cheaper to run.  The program covers ways in which you can live in closer harmony with your environment.  Held on the third Wednesday of the month.

Wednesday 15th of February 2017 - 12.30 to 1.30pm

Address: Ballarat Library - 178 Doveton St N, Ballarat Central VIC 3353

Bookings not required.

 

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enduring designs houseThe top 10 things to consider when designing and building a sustainable home.   This talk will discuss features you can implement when building to save you money over the long term.  You should discuss these with your builder.

Presented by Matt Turner from Enduring Domain

Sustainability workshops at the Central Library

Learn about living sustainably.

Topics involve responsible ways of making your home more comfortable and cheaper to run.  The program covers ways in which you can live in closer harmony with your environment.  Held on the third Wednesday of the month.

Wednesday 21st of June 2017 - 12.30 to 1.30pm

Address: Ballarat Library - 178 Doveton St N, Ballarat Central VIC 3353

Bookings not required.

 

solar3How to make the most out of a solr system.

Includes buying, using and maintenance for solar panels and solar hot water.

Presented by Simon Reid from BREAZE Energy Solutions

Sustainability workshops at the Central Library

Learn about living sustainably.

Topics involve responsible ways of making your home more comfortable and cheaper to run.  The program covers ways in which you can live in closer harmony with your environment.  Held on the third Wednesday of the month.

Wednesday 19th of July 2017 - 12.30 to 1.30pm

Address: Ballarat Library - 178 Doveton St N, Ballarat Central VIC 3353

Bookings not required.

 

food garden

Design and Management

Come and get some hints and tips for growing food in your own backyard from one of Ballarat's best known gardeners.

Presented by John Ditchburn from Urban Food Garden

Sustainability workshops at the Central Library

Learn about living sustainably.

Topics involve responsible ways of making your home more comfortable and cheaper to run.  The program covers ways in which you can live in closer harmony with your environment.  Held on the third Wednesday of the month.

Wednesday 16th of August 2017 - 12.30 to 1.30pm

Address: Ballarat Library - 178 Doveton St N, Ballarat Central VIC 3353

Bookings not required.

 

Winter is coming.  A look at efficient heating systems and how to use them effectively.Heating systems

Sustainability workshops at the Central Library

Learn about living sustainably.

Topics involve responsible ways of making your home more comfortable and cheaper to run.  The program covers ways in which you can live in closer harmony with your environment.  Held on the third Wednesday of the month.

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 - 12.30 to 1.30pm

Address: Ballarat Library - 178 Doveton St N, Ballarat Central VIC 3353

Bookings not required.

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