When: Wednesday 19 June 2019, 5.30pm for 6:00pm start.
Where: Toowoomba City Library, Level 3, Corner Victoria and Herries Streets, Toowoomba. Click here for a Google map.
Cost: Entry by donation
RSVP: RSVP before Monday 17th of June via our ‘Contact us’ form on the Branch webpage here.


Phase Change Materials (PCMs)
Richard Keech is an engineer, consultant and key author of the Zero Carbon Australia Buildings Plan. With masters degrees in both Engineering (Electronics) and Environment (Energy Efficiency) he is a regular contributor to Renew’s publications on topics including PCMs. Richard lives in Melbourne with his family in their zero-carbon home.

Geoff Gibson from Geoff Gibson Homes will share his experience with installing PCMs in Toowoomba homes.

Sustainable Building Materials: Hempcrete & GeoSIP

Johan Tijssen is currently researching & developing the GeoSIP Hemp Building Block System. He has extensive knowledge of the use of hempcrete in building construction and a profound knowledge of sustainable building materials.

You can view the video of the 3 presentations below. Due to some technical difficulties on the evening the audio quality isn’t the best, but the content is very worthwhile and we hope you find it helpful.

Mark Tranter

ATA Toowoomba Branch Convenor,

If you would like to email us then please select ‘Contact us’ from our Branch page here.