Events

Calendar 2017   (Updated11.8)

August

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31 Baw Baw Sustainability Group AGM & Speaker at Warragul RSL club room cnr Gladstone and Albert Sts AGM 7.30pm- 8pm Cost $9 members, $12 non members. Light supper included.Speaker 8-9pm followed by questions.  Alan Pears- Heating, cooling and comfort.

Returning as a guest speaker after our 2017 AGM, Alan Pears AM will speak more about how to build better for comfort. There’s more to comfort than just temperature and this expert on energy efficiency will expand on the topic. 

Alan Pears, AM has been a leading contributor to the development of Australia’s sustainable energy and energy efficiency policies, programs and projects since the late-1970s, and a passionate climate response advocate since the late-80s. His efforts and vision are underpinned by qualifications in mechanical engineering and education, and formative work experience across all sectors of the economy. His expertise is regularly called upon by governments and agencies, businesses, community organisations and the media; variously as consultant, mentor, award judge, advisor, reviewer and commentator. He is esteemed by his peers and has presented at international conferences. Alan is a Senior Industry Fellow at RMIT University, and an Associate Consultant with Buro North—a leading agency ‘creating better futures’ through design. His achievements in this arena have been acknowledged with numerous industry awards and, in 2009, with his appointment as a Member of the Order of Australia. 

September

28 Baw Baw Sustainability Group meeting Latrobe Valley Transition- what’s happening? There’s a lot happening in the Latrobe Valley in regards to energy transition. Come and hear about the Community Power Hub, the 1000 home upgrade program and more. Thursday September 28th 2017, 7.30pm REstore, 79 Princes Hwy, Yarragon. Cost $12 for non-members, $9 members. Includes light supper