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Design for Climate talk

Time: September 9, 2012 from 10am to 4pm
Location: Yandina Community Gardens
Street: Cnr North and Farrell Sts
City/Town: Yandina
Website or Map: http://www.sustainablehouseda…
Event Type: talk
Organized By: Yandina Community Gardens
Latest Activity: Sep 8, 2012

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Event Description

Sustainable House Day, this Sunday

9 September, 10am - 4pm

Sustainable House Day is this Sunday and there are a few great opportunities for valuable learning across the coast.

Now in it's 11th year, Sustainable House Day continues to showcase some of Australia’s most sustainable homes to the public as millions of Australians continue to embrace renewable energy, recycling, and other practices suited to their lifestyles.


At Living Smart we are also excited to let you know there are new resources being developed that focus on sustainable housing design and housing choices. We plan to release the first stage in a few weeks, within the new neighbourhood module, so stay tuned!

Read below for what’s happening in the Sunshine Coast


10.00am - 11.00am: ‘Design for Climate’ talk

11.00am - 12.00pm: Q & A session - bring your plans

The Living Smart ‘Design for Climate’ talk and workshop is being presented at the Blue House, Yandina Community Gardens (address below). Local skilled presenters will be taking participants through a presentation on sustainable building design principles for housing on the Sunshine Coast.

Start time is 10 am, with a 1 hour design principles talk, followed followed by a Q&A session, so bring along any house plans or land site maps to discuss with the building designer/energy assessor. Morning tea will be available for a gold coin donation.


Sunshine Coast, Open Houses 10am – 4pm

  • Walker Residence: 30 St Pauls Ave GOLDEN BEACH (2011 Glossies Winner)

Meet the Beyond Zero Emission team and check out the solar model, chat to staff from local native nurseries.

  • Shlegeris Residence: 175 Lake Weyba Drive, NOOSAVILLE
Meet the WD Architect team (multiple Glossies winners), experts on hand, good company and advice

also,
  • Yandina Community Gardens: 41 Farrell St, (Cnr of North St) YANDINA 10am – 1pm

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