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Sustainable Homes: Buy, Build or Renovate

15/10/2022 10:00 am
15/10/2022 11:30 am
The Gordon, Geelong City Campus Auditorium, Cnr. Latrobe & Gordon Ave   View map


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Are you looking to buy, build or renovate and want a home that is more sustainable and energy efficient? There is a lot to think about when learning about sustainable homes and this seminar will give you guidance on what to consider. Join us for this great in person seminar that will cover the following:

  • How to choose a sustainable house.
    Kim Irons, an amazing architect from Stonehouse +Irons Architecture, who has specialized in sustainable design will run an informative and exciting session on Sustainable Homes: Buy, Build or Renovate. In this session, Kim will share about key elements of sustainable design, the cost difference between an energy efficient and inefficient designed home Kim will bring an architect’s perspective on what to look for when buying, what is possible with renovations, passive solar design for new builds and designing your own home.
  • Smaller sustainable builds. 
    Tim Adams, who has 44 years as a building designer and represents F2Design, will run a smaller sustainable builds session. During this session, Tim will his passion and knowledge in zero energy design and share the benefits of building smaller, how smaller designs help with energy efficiency and how to make space work for you.
  • Renovating challenges and how to address them.
    Hear from a homeowner about her story of renovating, what she learnt along the way, how to overcome challenges and some golden tips for renovating.

This is a must not miss seminar with great insights and guidance for you. 


Seminars require bookings, $5 per ticket and discounts for purchasing two or more tickets. Book now to secure your spot!


Other seminars happening on Saturday 15th October include:

  • Retrofitting for energy efficiency 
  • Going off Gas


This seminar is part of Geelong Sustainability 14th Sustainable House Day happening over the weekend of 15-16 October. Whether you are updating one room or building a new home, incorporating sustainable practices will result in a more comfortable home with lower or no running costs.

A weekend includes a day of in person seminars on Saturday 15th and open houses on Sunday 16th Oct! If you are looking to explore practical knowledge and insights into buying, building, renovating or retrofitting to have a sustainable home then Sustainable House Day is here to support you! Explore the full program here!