ATA Adelaide branch meeting - Measuring your home’s performance.February 15, 2016 at 6:30 pm
When: Monday 15th Feb 2016, 7.30pm sharp.
Where: Goodwood Community Centre (Banquet Hall), 32/34 Rosa St, Goodwood SA Goodwood Community Centre is convenient to the tram, buses and train. Enter the car park via Florence St.
Cost: ATA members $2. Non-members $5, tea, coffee and biscuits provided.
Australian houses leak heat. Mark Clayton of Sustainability House will explain how you can measure your house’s performance, including blow testing, where the problems lie, how these can be rectified and the benefits of living in the improved building. Mark will discuss the data that can be obtained and case studies of Adelaide Houses.
The Branch Convenor, Treasurer and Committee for 2016 will be elected. Katherine MacDonald won’t be re-nominating for the Committee so thanks Katherine for sourcing speakers, managing the program and helping to run meetings over many years. Nominations for these positions are invited and anyone who's keen to help develop the branch is encouraged. To nominate or for information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
In this hot weather you want to find whether unwanted heat’s getting into your house and pinpoint any problems. For just $10 per day you can hire the branch’s easy to operate FLIR thermal camera. Just point at a wall, door or ceiling and the screen shows hot spots and their temperatures. See http://community.ata.org.au/flir/ for details.
Possible visit to Bolivar
SA Water conduct tours of the Bolivar Sewage Treatment Plant see https://www.sawater.com.au/community-and-environment/community/tours-and-presentations. The facility includes separation, gas digesters, biogas power generation and final treatment for irrigation. Tours are during business hours only and for groups of 10 to 30 people. To assess the degree of interest before we make any booking, please email email@example.com with ‘Bolivar’ in the subject line.
ATA meetings put people with questions in touch with people who might have answers. The Q&A session is an open discussion about sustainability topics.
Meetings are open to ATA members and non-members. They aim to be informative and interactive in helping people to learn about living and building sustainability. We look forward to seeing you.
ATA Adelaide Branch Committee & Steve Jenkins, Convenor Phone: 0418 852 234.