The Arid Lands Environment Centre (ALEC) will be hosting a free ‘Live Energy Smart’ lunchtime presentation for Alice Springs residents next Tuesday the 26th March, as part of the COOLmob Energy Efficiency Project.
Highly regarded local architect Sue Dugdale will be presenting information on the importance of good building design and how to improve the liveability of your home using shading, zoning and cross ventilation. Energy efficiency information, magnets and fact sheets will also be available.
COOLmob are offering free energy assessments to households who are receiving Centrelink payments, to help them identify ways to save energy and save money in their homes. Interested residents can sign up at the lunchtime presentation.
“After an exceptionally hot summer in Central Australia, a lot of people are receiving high power bills which can cause financial distress. However, there are a number of things that people can be doing that will save them energy and money,” said Rachel O’Leary, COOLmob Project Officer.
“Local Architect Sue Dugdale is experienced in energy efficient design and will be sharing her expertise in building design, and at this presentation we’ll also be sharing simple behavioural tips to help people save energy and money on their next power bill. We will also have a range of informational resources available,” said Rachel O’Leary.
“We urge anyone who is receiving Centrelink assistance to take up the offer of a free energy assessment, where an audit is taken of your home energy use and you are provided with a range of tips how you can save power and save money,” said Rachel O’Leary.
“The free energy assessments are available until June 30th.”
The ‘Live Energy Smart’ lunchtime presentation is on next Tuesday 26th March from 12pm to 1.30pm at the Andy McNeil Room, Alice Springs Town Council. A light lunch will be provided. RSVPs can be made at https://www.alec.org.au/live_energy_smart.