Opening doors to The Sustainable House

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Today in The Sustainable Hour on 94.7 The Pulse, we talk about houses and why making them more sustainable is a win for everybody. It makes them more comfortable and it saves you money. 24 October 2015 is Sustainable House Day in Geelong



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Guests in the studio:
Glen Rodgers, principal architect at Zero C Architects – specialising in sustainable design and advice
Leigh Adamson, owner and builder, opening his home on Sustainable House Day – specialising in sourcing and building with recycled and sustainable materials
Vicki Perrett, Sustainable House Day Geelong event coordinator
Jack Nyhof, head of The Sustainable Hour’s Youth Department and – as of today – Climate Runner

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On 24 October, Glen Rodgers was a ‘tour guide’ for visitors at one of the houses he has ‘sustainatised’

» Sustainable House Day Geelong – flyer (PDF)

» Infosheet about Leigh Adamson’s house (PDF)



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World premiere in The Sustainable Hour: The Solar Buskers

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Build Grow Live – in Torquay

Sunday 25 October 2015 from 10am to 5pm

At the Surf Coast, ‘Build Grow Live in Torquay’ presents three open homes showcasing sustainability on a budget, retrofitting to passivehaus standard and merging of building with landscape.

There will also be a chance to tour the Civic Precinct and a free range egg farm, and stalls at the Danawa Community Garden including builders, architects, renewable technology specialists and local food producers. Exciting presentations/workshops by local food producers and bush cubby building for the kids. Wood fired pizza and music will complete the afternoon’s entertainment.

» See www.sceg.org.au



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Real estate: Sustainability a new value

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‘Sustainable style’ on the front cover of Geelong News

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If you liked listening to this hour, you should also listen to:

» The Sustainable Hour no 62 with Glen Rodgers and Andrew Conte:
The benefits of building a sustainable home

A Sustainable Hour about the advantages of “building green” when renovating old homes and building new houses, storing energy with thermal mass, learning about the latest research, about benefits of energy efficiency, finding out what is happening in the building and architectural area, and the exciting prospects ahead.



» The Sustainable Hour no 24 with Tim Adams:
Green sustainability is the ultimate blue

Tim Adams is the principal of F2 Design. He is also the Immediate Past President of the Building Designers’ Association of Victoria, the creator of the BDAV’s ‘10 Star Challenge’, and a Member of the Alternative Technology Association. His home is acknowledged as ‘The House With No Bills’.



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The Act on Climate Festival

In Geelong on 20-23 November 2015.
See the program, sign up and take part!

» www.ActonClimateFestival.org

» www.ActonClimateFestival.org/Run_Geelong

» Print the A4 flyer (PDF) – and put it up at your school or workplace



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New battery storage report

See Climate Council’s latest report on the exciting breakthroughs in battery storage: ‘Powerful Potential: Battery Storage for Renewable Energy and Electric Cars’:
» www.climatecouncil.org.au/batterystoragereport2015



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