Life Point Cook SDSE

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When:

Saturday 25th November 2017

Time:

12:40pm - 5:00pm

Where:

Life Point Cook Sales & Information Centre, Corner Point Cook Road & Saltwater Promenade, Point Cook VIC 3030
Sponsored by Frasers Property Australia

The ATA is happy to present Speed Date a Sustainability Expert in partnership with Frasers Property Australia . Join us for a fun and informative day where you will receive free personalised advice from leading sustainable architects, designers and sustainability experts.

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The Sustainability Experts

  • ATA – John Knox

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    John joined ATA as a Technical Specialist in 2008. He has presented talks to many audiences and offers advice to members on energy efficiency and technology for a sustainable future. Passionate about sustainability, in 2010 he rode around Australia on his bicycle educating people about home energy efficiency and climate change.

  • ATA – Michael O’Connell

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    Michael O’Connell is an Alternative Technology Association (ATA) technical specialist with a long history in public education and presentation around sustainable living topics. Michael has over 25 years’ experience in the Telecommunications, IT, Construction and Renewable Energy industries. He is a past president of the ATA. Michael runs a design and energy management consultancy business with a focus on sustainable development, and designed and built his own house using passive solar design principles together with solar power and integrated permaculture garden.

    Fully booked for LIFE Point Cook 2017

  • ATA – Nick Carrazzo

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    Nick is an energy analyst with the ATA who has worked on numerous projects assessing the benefits of solar installations for residences and local governments. He was the lead author of ATA’s “Are We Cooking the Planet With Gas?” report which assessed CO2 emissions from natural gas and efficient electric household appliances. He is currently working  in partnership with the VIC government to co-ordinate the tender process for 50 new solar PV installations at life saving clubs across Victoria. Nick has a Masters of Sustainable Practice from RMIT.

    Fully booked for LIFE Point Cook 2017

  • ATA – Richard Keech

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    Richard Keech is an experienced engineer who works as an energy consultant and has industry experience with renewable energy and energy efficiency.  He was a lead author of BZE’s Buildings Plan and is a regular contributor to ATA’s ReNew magazine on matters related to sustainable building technology.  Richard lives in Essendon with his family in their zero-carbon home.

  • F2 Design

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    F2 Design Principal, Tim Adams, is a building designer specialising in high performance houses which aim to combine environmental sensitivity with admirable architecture. Tim is regularly requested to make presentations to public forums on sustainable design. As BDAV president, Tim introduced the 10 Star Challenge; F2 Design was Joint Winner of the Challenge in 2012 and finalist in 2013 and 2014.  The House with No Bills, Tim’s own house, was the cover feature of Renew 120, an experience that has now flowed through to an influx of requests for off-grid houses.

  • GLOW Design Group

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    GLOW Design Group specialises in energy efficient homes that are functional and beautiful. The GLOW-designed and documented “700 haus” collected good publicity and sustainability award recognition. Lead designer Tim Ellis is a registered designer with the BDAV. Good design is of utmost importance: high thermal efficiency not only helps save the environment, it saves on ongoing costs by using energy wisely.

  • Greenjoy

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    Greenjoy is a design studio creating gardens that connect people with the natural environment.  We design outdoor spaces where people go, where they meet, play, eat and rest – backyards, frontyards, courtyards, rooftops, balconies.  Greenjoy embraces a pluralistic approach to gardening, where edible, ecological and ornamental intentions happily coexist.  Sanchia Hovey is the founder of Greenjoy and a garden design consultant on the Wyndham Habitat Hero program.  She will be on hand to offer advice, resolve problems and determine sustainable design solutions.

    Fully booked for LIFE Point Cook 2017

  • Positive Footprints

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    Positive Footprints designs and builds homes that tread lightly on our planet. We can also provide consultation and advice for existing plans, and advice on sustainable materials and leading-edge technology. Make your Footprint Positive. Specialities: major renovations; new builds; thermal performance.

  • sustain + able consulting

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    “The path to sustainability is paved with needs not wants. In housing ourselves this thinking leads to smaller, healthier, more efficient, more comfortable and more affordable homes. This is what I help my clients achieve.” – Malcolm Wilkie