Free webinar – building energy efficient houses

This short online workshop will help Eurobodalla and Bega Valley residents make informed decisions about designing and building an energy-efficient house.

Whether you are rebuilding after the fires, planning a renovation or other building project, or simply want to reduce your energy bills, the workshop will present valuable and practical insights from leading experts in the field of energy-efficient building design.

A well designed or renovated energy efficient house will not only help you save money, it will also provide a more comfortable living space and create a healthier living environment both for you and the planet. A win-win all around.

This 90 minute online workshop will feature a series of short presentations followed by a Q&A session.

Presenters will include Alan Pears AM, one of Australia’s leading energy efficiency experts. Alan has worked in the sustainable energy and environment fields since the late 1970s and has been an expert adviser to federal, state and local governments across Australia, as well as community groups and the private sector. The workshop will provide information about designing an energy-efficient home as well as practical suggestions for retrofitting existing homes.

The workshop is sponsored by:

• Cobargo and Region Energy Transition Group
• SouthCoast Health and Sustainability Alliance (SHASA)
• Clean Energy for Eternity, Bermagui (CEFE)

WHEN: 6.00pm – 7.30pm Wednesday 26 August on ZOOM

BOOKINGS: https://energy_efficiency_workshop.eventbrite.com.au

Solar on Quaama RFS Shed

CEFE has provided $5000 funding for a ‘battery ready’ 3 kW solar installation on Quaama RFS Shed. The installation by local contractor Lakeside Electrical was completed on April 28. Another local project supported by the earnings of the IMAGINE solar farm in Tathra

CEFE AGM Monday March 9 2020

CEFE members are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting and election of office bearers that will be held on Monday March 9 at 5.30 pm at 14 Canning St Bega.

You can download the agenda papers here

You can download the minutes of the last AGM here

You can download a nomination form for the positions of President, Secretary and Treasurer here. Nominations must reach the Secretary Prue Kelly by 5.30 pm on Monday March 2. Nominations have been received for all the existing office holders and they have consented to being nominated.

BVSC Climate Emergency

Both councils where CEFE is active (Bega Valley Shire Council and Northern Beaches Council have now passed Climate Emergency resolutions. CEFE members were present in the chamber on both occasions and spoke in favour of the resolution with some passion. Both councils have also signed up the the Climate Councils’ City Power Partnership Program and both are now developing climate strategies and action plans.

The Climate Emergency resolution will be one of the topics discusses at a community forum organised by the Bermagui Chapter of CEFE next Monday 14 October at the Community Centre in Bunga St from 5.30 pm to 7 pm

Other topics of relevance to residents of Bermagui and surrounding areas that will be covered are:
The all –inclusive playground
Councils’ swimming pool strategy
Possible variation to annual rates
plus much more!

Special guest speaker – Councillor Jo Dodds