Canberra’s Sustainable House visit

11 July 2010
11:00 amto12:30 pm

Join Nick and Sarah for a tour of their house in Ainslie that is carbon neutral and draws no water from the mains. In 2007, they were the winners of the ACT Sustainable Cities Award, Residential Category.

See and hear about the solar heating, innovative biological greywater treatment system that treats all household waste water, and the first and only approved waterless composting toilet in residential Canberra.

When: Sunday 11 July, 11am -12:30pm
Where: 240 Duffy St, Ainslie
Cost: ASC Members $10, Non-members $15
RSVP: By 2 July (to asccanberra [at]

Optional lunch to follow at Olim’s Hotel (Limestone Ave, Ainslie) with special guests Derek Wrigley and Emeritus Professor John Sandeman for an informal chat about sustainable housing and communication.

More information:

Canberra’s Sustainable House

Derek Wrigley’s profile (ANU)

John Sandeman’s profile (ANU)

ABC Stateline transcript ‘Climate Houses’ (featuring Derek and John)

Book by Derek  Wrigley: Making Your Home Sustainable: a guide to retrofitting