Sydney Central Branch
Sydney Central Branch
Come along and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and improve your network of friends and business contacts. Each month we have either a guest speaker or a topic to cover, plus time for general discussion.
You can view the video from our last meeting below: “Water tanks now – How to get your rain harvesting system right” with John Caley from Ecological Design.
We meet on the unceded lands of the Cadigal clan of the Eora nation.
Meetings are generally held on the second Monday of the month from 6 to 8pm at EnergyLab, 4-12 Buckland St, Chippendale NSW
EnergyLab is about a 15-minute walk from either Redfern or Central Station. Entry to the premises is through a metal gate with access to a 2-storey sandstone building along a driveway towards the rear of the property.
Buckland St., Chippendale is well-serviced with buses including the 412, 413, 422, 423, 426, 428, 431, 433, 436, 438, 439, 440, 461, 470, 480, 483, L23, L28, M10, M30. Bicycles can be safely locked inside the premises. Parking is limited in the area although Broadway Shopping Centre offers a nearby option.
Co-Convenors: Graham Hunt, Marisa Pizzica
Secretary: Sandy Tsui
Treasurer: Richard Szczepanski
Committee members: Reshma Punjabi, David Winterton, Ian Noble
Sydney Central Branch Events
23/8/21 – Grow local, think global – How to grow your own mushrooms, greens and microgreens
Join us for a fun and informative webinar where we take steps to live more sustainably, feed ourselves, have fun and help our planet.Read more
POSTPONED – Green ceramics are here! Industry first apartment tour with Prof. Veena Sahajwalla
Join us on a “Talk and tour” with Professor Veena Sahajwalla from UNSW Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT) Centre who will discuss an industry- first apartment, made using waste materials that has potential to revolutionise home construction by transforming household waste into a valuable construction resource.Read more
10/5/21: Food Waste to Energy with Sydney Water and City of Sydney
Sydney Water and City of Sydney Council have innovative trials to re-purpose our food waste resource into energy and fertiliser.Read more
EV Me Now! Update on electric vehicles and bulk buys with the Australian Electric Vehicle Association (AEVA) and The Good Car Company.
Clive Attwater from AEVA will update us on electric vehicles and discuss what to consider when looking for an EV that is fit for purpose and good for the planet.Read more
8 Star Homes – How to design a home that achieves a high NatHERS rating
Graham Hunt, director of Delisle Hunt Wood Architects and experienced NatHERS assessor will discuss the strategies you can apply to make sure your new home achieves a high NatHERS rating.Read more
Sydney Central Branch Annual General Meeting with Guest Speaker
Welcome to the Sydney Central Brach AGM with guest speaker Mr Stephen McCulloch, Regional Property Manager, St Vincent De Paul.Read more
Solar and Energy Efficiency for apartments
Can you have solar on your apartment? Find out how.Read more
Drawdown – Technologies to Reverse Climate Change
Time for Drawdown - reverse global warming.Read more
Water tanks now – How to get your rain harvesting system right
Get the info you need to get your rain harvesting system rightRead more
Why a decentralised grid is key to the future for energy supply
What does the future of our grid look like?Read more
‘My Project’ Night
Come and hear about a range of inspiring projects.Read more
Building Science from the inside out
Find out how air flow, heat and moisture relate to good sustainable home designRead more
Sydney Electric Vehicle Expo
Should your next car be an EV?Read more
Driving energy affordability, security and reliability in NSW
Energy energy affordability, security and reliability? Hear about the NSW Govt. work in this areaRead more
The Challenges of Sustainable Home Design
Sustainable architecture based on biophilic designRead more
Quitting Plastic – How to swim against the global plastic tide
Kick some of your plastic habitRead more
Living with Electric Vehicles and Future Advance Vehicle Technology
Hear from two experts on electric vehicle technologyRead more