Brisbane branch

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ATA Brisbane branch meeting - Insulating Your Home – the ins and outs
February 22, 2018 at 6:30 pm

When: Thursday 22 February 2017, 7:15pm for 7:30pm start

Where: Albion Peace Centre, 102 McDonald Rd, Windsor (underneath the Albion Overpass, near Blackmore St; UBD 140 Ref. C14)  Click here for a map.

Cost: $2, to help cover venue hire costs.


Insulating your home properly is a key element in achieving energy efficient homes. The benefits to the individual are generally more comfort, lower energy costs and environmental emissions. For society, benefits include lower peak demand on electricity networks and lower network costs.

This talk will cover the ins and outs of insulating your home properly for the Queensland climate. As there are about 4 different zones in Queensland and most of us live in the SE corner, the focus will be on the sub-tropical climate. The talk will examine the use of bulk and reflective foil insulations and composite insulations, and their application. It will also cover the issue of condensation and vapour barriers.

Ed Hanley has a Mechanical Engineering Degree and works as a Technical Sales Engineer for CSR Bradford. With 20 years’ experience in the Australian building industry, Ed has a detailed knowledge of both the regulation and the intent of the Building Code of Australia. Ed has a focus on energy efficiency provisions and how they apply to thermal and acoustic insulation in commercial projects in the challenging climates of Queensland and the Northern Territory.

You can download a copy of Ed's presentation here.

For further details contact Trevor Berrill 0400 177 283 or


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