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Actsmart sponsors the Business Sustainability Awards to recognise those organisations that make an outstanding contribution to sustainability across Canberra and the region. The Awards celebrate better waste management and recycling, more efficient use of water and energy, and projects in which exemplary sustainability practices have been

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2015 ACT State of the Environment Report - a key document for decision makers. The seminar will highlight and summarise findings from the ACT State of the Environment Report, for use in development applications, consultancy reports, engineering designs, environmental management plans and more. Brought to you

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Save money by saving energy!Find out how by speaking to one of our Home energy advice officers at Bunnings in Fyshwick on May 28 from 10:00am - 2:00pm.

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SEE-Change and Actsmart Home Energy Advice Service are having a House Blitz workshop. This workshop will explain what you can do to a property to improve it’s energy efficiency, and will do a blower door test to demonstrate how draughty the house is and then how

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Registrations are now open for 2016 Parliament! Schools are invited to register teams for the 2016 Parliament of Youth on Sustainability set to run on Monday, 30 May 2016. Each school may enter up to three teams in each of the year group categories: K-Y3, Y4-Y6,

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The Belconnen SEE-Change group invites you to an event facilitated by sustainability consultant, Dr Maartje Sevenster. The evening will take the form of an information session for those interested in understanding if a ‘single recognition scheme’ can encompass multiple facets of ecological footprints. Visit: www.see-change.org.au/recognition-schemes-for-small-businesses

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Interested in installing solar on your home but don't know where to start? This workshop will provide you with everything you need to know on both Solar Hot Water and Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems. At it's conclusion, you should be able to make a more informed

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Save money by saving energy!Find out how by speaking to one of our Home energy advice officers at Bunnings in Gungahlin on June 4 from 10:00am - 2:00pm.

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Saving energy in the home can be done through a mixture of behaviour change and increasing the efficiency of your house and household appliances. This workshop will cover: What is energy efficiency? Understanding your energy bills, star rating systems and how to reduce household energy use.Tuesday

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Join the Actsmart Schools team for a fantastic workshop on “Driving Energy Efficiency Through Student Engagement”. Hear from schools that manage energy sustainably, find out how schools link energy actions to the Australian Curriculum, hear about strategies to reduce energy consumption and free educational services and

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Draught proofing is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to reduce your energy bills. This workshop will teach you some simple DIY draught proofing techniques to help you plug the cracks and gaps in your house to stop warm air escaping in winter.Wednesday 15 June,

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Save money by saving energy!Find out how by speaking to one of our Home energy advice officers at Bunnings in Belconnen on June 18 from 10:00am - 2:00pm.

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Come join this tour to see energy efficiency taken to the extreme. This dual occupancy is one of only six certified Passive Houses in Australia. The home makes use of high levels of insulation, airtightness and ventilation to create a calm and quiet interior that easily

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Winter is here and making your home warm and comfortable generally comes at a cost, but it doesn't have to!Attending this workshop will provide you with different techniques to keep your house heated efficiently, therefore minimising the impact on your energy bills.Thursday 23 June, 6pm-8pmBelconnen Arts

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Save money by saving energy!Find out how by speaking to one of our Home energy advice officers at Bunnings in Fyshwick on June 25 from 10:00am - 2:00pm.

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Join us for an evening of networking and hear from ACT small business owners on how they saved money implementing water and energy efficiency projects into their business. ACT small business owners will share their experiences working through the Actsmart Business Program, their tips, advice and

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