Category Archives: Energy

Appeal to politicians to deal with risks to NZ

Location: D Theatre, CPIT, Madras St (opposite Countdown)Link out: Click here Time: August 14, 7.30pm Description: Find out more about the ecological and financial risks to New Zealand and join others in a cross party appeal to do something about … Continue reading

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Energy Awareness Weekend

Location: Air Force Museum, WigramLink out: Click here Time: May 17-18 10am to 6pm Description: Electric cars and electric bikes are some of the items on display at the Energy Awareness event. Lots of seminars, workshops and demos to help … Continue reading

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Curtains to give away

Curtain Bank has lots of single, mismatched curtains to giveaway. These are great for covering drafty doors or earthquake cracks in walls. Also available are single duvet covers. Telephone 379 6959 or email

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Alternative energy sources and systems feature

Location: WEA, 59 Gloucester Street Time: November 10 from 1:00pm -5:00pm Description: A series of speakers will outline how to run your home using alternative sources of energy.

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Coping With A Drafty House

It is difficult to keep warm in a drofty, quake-damaged house. Community Energy Action suggests using radiant heaters -don’t try to heat the air to keep warm, installing curtains (CEA offers recycled curtains free) and installing window insulation. They also … Continue reading

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Making New Buildings Energy Efficient

Rebuilding after the quakes or designing a brand new building from scratch and want to use renewable energy sources? Energyfirst has information and possible funding to help owners of commercial, retail or large residential buildings make their buildings more efficient.

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