Home Heating: Good For You & The Planet
It’s become clear to those taking notice, that our society is pressing hard against energy, resource and environmental constraints. Gas prices tripling their historic average is just one manifestation of the energy challenge. For most Geelong households, space heating is the single largest annual energy cost and six out of ten households use gas for heating. How will we heat our homes as traditional energy sources become, either unavailable, unaffordable or simply unethical in the context of climate change?
- What can we learn from the history of home heating and from other cultures?
- How does home heating affect our health and well-being?
- How global energy trends affect our home heating costs.
- The renewable space heating technologies that are emerging.
- The beauty of passive solar
- Top 5 cost effective strategies for reducing heating costs
Phil has qualifications in electrical/electronic technologies. He’s been an activist in the sustainability realm since 2008, is a trained Transition Town initiative co-ordinator, has a Permaculture design certificate and is a facilitator of the ‘Changing the Dream’ Symposium.
He has spent more than ten years studying the relationships between ecology, energy ,economy, finance and international affairs.
Class cost is $15. Geelong Sustainability members receive a $5 discount (log in to get the discount).
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