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Energy Saver Study on Radio

Published June 16, 2016 | By Janet Armstrong

Radio personality Jon Faine and SECCCA’s EO Greg Hunt discuss how the Energy Saver Study project proves positive changes can be made to assist householders with their energy usage and comfort in their homes. Vulnerable householders were the focus of the project, but the findings can be rolled out in all homes.

SECCCA Salutes the Energy Saver Study Team

Published April 19, 2016 | By Janet Armstrong

   The ESS team at their ‘End of Project’ beach get-together. Back row (L-R): Carol Nouwens (Cardinia), Thelma Wakelam (Casey), Andrew Cooper (Research and Training Officer), Lianne Paine (Bayside), Brian Sharpley (Project Evaluator), Adam Shalekoff (Project Coordinator) Front row: Michelle Wright (Morn Pen), Wendy Davis (Bass Coast), Jess Ablett (Baw Baw), Lucy Allinson (Team Leader). … Continue reading SECCCA Salutes the Energy Saver Study Team

Climate Ready!

Published March 17, 2016 | By Janet Armstrong

   At the launch of the Climate Ready website: (Left to right) Cr Hugh Fraser Mornington Peninsula Shire; Kelly Crosthwaite DELWP; Carl Cowie CEO, Mornington Peninsula Shire; Cr Tamsin Bearsley Mayor, Kingston City Council; Cr James Long Mayor, Bayside City Council; Cr Graham Pittock Mayor, Mornington Peninsula Shire; Cr David Gibb Mornington Peninsula Shire. Are … Continue reading Climate Ready!

Top five ways to talk about Solar – MEFL’s suggestions

Published April 10, 2015 | By SECCCA

Many of us with solar systems on our roofs understand that it is a great thing to do. Not only does it save money but also reduces our dependence on fossil fuels for our energy and helps slow down the effects of climate change. However, talking about solar with friends, neighbours and family can sometimes feel like a dinner-party topic we are supposed to be avoiding – like politics and religion!

Wind turbine studies: how to sort the good, the bad, and the ugly

Published January 22, 2015 | By SECCCA

The Australian’s environment editor Graham Lloyd claimed the (non-peer-reviewed) study shows that “people living near wind farms face a greater risk of suffering health complaints caused by the low-frequency noise generated by turbines”,