Melbourne branch

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ATA Melbourne branch meeting - Reducing energy costs with energy efficiency
February 21, 2018 at 6:00 pm

When: Wednesday 21 February 2018, 6.45 for 7:00pm.
WherePerformance space, Library at the Dock, 107 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands VIC 3008
Note the change of location. See the Library at the Dock map here.
How to get there: Tram: route 48 and 11 (stop D18). Train: Southern Cross 500m Car: Limited parking on Bourke and Collins Streets.
Note: If you arrive after 7pm you will need to find the after hours entrance and ring 0402067141 if it is unattended.
Cost: Free. A gold coin donation would be appreciated.

RSVP essential: click here.

Drinks: Coffee and tea will be available after the meeting. We’d appreciate it if you bring your own cup to avoid using disposables.

Description: Some simple improvements to your house may halve your energy bills.

Richard Keech has been doing building energy assessments since mid 2015 in Victoria and has visited over 300 buildings to inspect their premises during this time, mainly on behalf of ecoMaster. He will convey insights and some graphic examples of all too common problems and how to fix them. He is also He is also an energy researcher at Beyond Zero Emissions, and was involved with their ’9 Steps to Energy Freedom report’ which is a comprehensive study of how to achieve a net zero emissions house. There will be lots of time to discuss audience questions.

thermal image

Thermal Camera photo of a transformer for a Quartz Halogen downlight. A lot of excess heat can be produced by inefficient equipment.


Ruptured uninsulated duct making the heating system inefficient and expensive to run.

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

Regards, Chris Moss and the committee,

912 Collins Street, Docklands VIC Map »
Created by Doug Rolfe on December 12, 2017 at 3:35 pm. Last modified by Doug Rolfe on February 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm.

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