High energy bills? Want to be more energy efficient at home? Energy expert Matt Ruffin will share with you his tips on how you can save energy at home. He will show different kinds of insulation, draught sealing, double and triple glazed windows, insulating curtains and blinds and the comparative efficiency of different types of heating and lighting. Be a super sleuth and check the energy used by different appliances. Save energy and earn pocket money.
Based at the Huon Energy Hub participants will see the renewable energy features of the building including the solar panels and battery, sustainable heating including the pellet heater and the vermin proof composting system.
Meet the Facilitator
Matt Ruffin is an energy and sustainability educator. In a decade of work in sustainability, Matt has completed over 1000 home and 50 small business energy audits, trained over 300 builders in the basics of sustainable design and construction, and written articles on energy efficiency and green building for a variety of publications.
He is a passionate advocate for the critical importance of sustainability to our collective future with a focus on individual and community-level action, and lives a relatively low impact lifestyle by practicing mindfulness and conscious consumption.