Sustainable Homes Program – Oct, 2009

Location:         69 Thomas St., West End

Dates/Time:     Saturday, 17 Oct, 9am to 3.30pm

Sunday, 18 Oct, 9am to 1pm

Cost: $120 per person (cash only)

tberrill@powerup.com.au

Ph. 07 3207 5077 or Mob 0400 177 283

Day 1

Session No. Time Content
1 9:00 Welcome and Program Objectives / Introductions
2 9:15 Big Picture:

Energy demand and use in the home – where it all goes?

Impacts & Solutions

– Personal

– Govt/Industry

– Investment

3 9:45 The Energy Audit – measuring energy usage of appliances, understanding your energy bills.
10:30 Break
10:45 Energy efficient appliances – what to look for?
4 11:30 Energy efficient building design – the key elements: insulation, orientation, glazing, shading, thermal mass, ventilation and landscaping.
12:30 Lunch
5 1:15 Solar water heating – system types, sizing, costs, performance and booster control, installation issues.
7 14:30 Workshop – Answers to common questions
15:30 Finish

Day 2

Session No. Time Content
1 9:00 Grid Connected PV Systems –system types, components, size, performance, costs, installation issues.
2 10:00 Rain water systems – water demand, conservation and management, rain water tank configurations (Aust. Standards) and system components, pollutant sources, optimising tank size to demand, rainfall and roof area.
3 10:30 Break
10:45 Rain water systems – continued
4 11:15 Grey water systems – key safety issues, system types, regulations, costs.
5 12:00 Putting it all together Workshop – Answers to common questions
13:00 Finish

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