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Sustain-Ability Workshops

July 17 & 19

The latest of the Sustain-Ability workshop series are sure to keep you warm this winter, as ABC TV's Carbon Cop, Lish Fejer shows us the most efficient ways of heating and draught-proofing the home.

These one hour workshops will demonstrate easy, strategic ways to stay warm without raking up a huge electricity bill, starting with the most efficient use of various types of portable space heaters.

Follow on and find out where all that heat escapes in your home at the draught-proofing workshop and learn about the most effective and easiest ways to seal in the heat.

Where: Canberra Environment Centre, Cnr Lennox Crossing and Lawson Cres, ACTON ACT
When: 6PM to 7PM, Tuesday July 17 & Thursday July 19, 2012.
Cost: $5 Carbon Challenge Participants / $15 General Public
Click here for more information.

Hot water bottle and scarf

Winter warmers: 3 eco-friendly ways to keep warm

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

It’s tempting to crank up the heater or plug in an electric blanket, but that’ll wreck all the effort you made to save energy earlier in the year. What are your winter warming tips?

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