Renew 157 out now: Indigenous foods, the National Construction Code, Sustainable House Day, EVs for newbies, including buyers guide, and more!
In Renew 157, there’s an in-depth look at battery electric vehicles and why they are the future; a buyers guide on EVs; a detailed look at updates to the National Construction Code; The interesting world that is Indigenous foods; The problem of invasive species.
There’s also our regular recycling series, which looks at organic waste this issue; a greatly expanded Sustainable House Day; the The Renew Toowoomba branch Electric Vehicle and E-Bike Expo; our regular member profile, crossword, news, products and Q&A sections; and… more!
Renew 157 is on sale now and available to purchase online and in newsagents. Or, you can always subscribe, and guarantee you’ll get every issue delivered to your door.
Direct PV solar hot water buyers guide
Solar hot water can dramatically reduce your water heating costs, but what if your house isn’t suitable for a conventional solar water heater? There is an alternative that can be used almost anywhere you have solar access, as Lance Turner explains.Read more
Aussie women: the solar power pioneers
Sun Source was Australia’s first solar panel retailer, started by a hippy woman nearly 50 years ago. Kassia Klinger uncovers the story.Read more
Swings and roundabouts
Rachel Goldlust explores the “potted” history of gas stoves—with an environmental twist.Read more