Smart Homes Seminar Series 2015


Did you miss the Smart Homes Seminar Series 2015? Or just want to revisit the material presented? Material from all four seminars is available below, including the audio podcast and accompanying presentation slides.

Local experts shared their knowledge on various opportunities to create homes that are environmentally smart and economically efficient.

The Design: Make it happen - Presented by Neil Harwood, Laurence Brill and Gerry Gerlach

The first session considered meeting and exceeding sustainability regulations when building or renovating a home and incorporating solar as a way of saving money and supporting the environment.

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The Gadgets: Turn it on - Presented by Anne Armansin and Daniel Kisela

This session was all about making good choices when purchasing household appliances and how we can save on our energy consumption.

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The Body: Building for healthy living - Presented by Dr Joe McGirr

Dr Joe McGirr discussed managing our health as we prepare for, and adapt to, a changing climate. 

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The Great Outdoors: Grow and save - Presented by Adrian Podmore, Jim Rees and Dick Green

Hints and tips for building a garden from scratch, and how we can plan a beautiful garden and incorporate growing food and planting with natives as our city experiences our changing climate.

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