May 252012
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May 212012 is a Sustainability News blog for participating groups, initially in the Sydney area, there is a thriving eco system of community groups striving to change the world – one project at a time. These groups have access to a lot of information they share. This site will bring this information together reducing duplicate news and event information and through consolidation put it all in one place.

Calendar or Event List

Submissions site

The Project


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Apr 262012
Get informed about sustainability
ATA webinar — Retrofitting your home for energy efficiency

This is the third in the Alternative Technology Association’s series of free online presentations to share practical knowledge about energy efficiency, sustainable building and water conservation at home. It introduces a range of techniques and products to help retrofit your house for better energy efficiency, such as LED lighting, draught proofing, window coverings, insulation and secondary glazing.

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Apr 142012 | Energy Efficiency Exchange: The Bottom line on energy efficiency for business and indus…

Find information in these areas: The Energy Efficiency Exchange website ( supports the implementation of energy efficiency practices within medium and high energy-using companies. It shares best practice information on energy efficiency, case studies and resource materials from Australia and overseas. will evolve as new information becomes available.

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Apr 122012
Online Power Usage Calculator – Consumers Power

To calculate an estimated monthly electrical bill for your home, please select a QUANTITY in the applicable Electrically Powered Items field. Once you’ve filled out the fields that are relevant to your home, click the “Calculate” button at the bottom of this form.

Or search for “domestic power usage calculator”

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Apr 112012

EcoSpecifier: Welcome to ecospecifier

ecospecifier is an eco-products knowledgebase providing information to assist the design of eco-preferable buildings, interiors, infrastructure and landscapes in Australia. ecospecifier combines practice and research in a powerful tool for designers, builders, home owners and researchers. As well as the online resource ecospecifier offers training and education in selection and design with eco-preferable products and materials.

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Apr 032012

Renewable energy news and events; and a database of renewable energy power plants in Australia and New Zealand

Aussie Renewables is part of Biz2030 Pty Ltd and is based in Sydney, Australia. Aussie Renewables was designed by Mary Hendriks and Peter Thorogood to inspire creative thinking about the way in which we use energy, water and resources.

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