Australian electricity prices have doubled in the last ten years. As our power bills continue to soar, so do the temperatures. Extreme heat waves are becoming more common under climate change, straining electricity supply at times of peak demand and posing serious health risks. What's the alternative?
Australia could halve its emissions and energy demand by implementing energy efficiency standards. The most energy inefficient buildings are low-income rental homes in the private rental market and social housing.
These homes are most impacted by rising electricity prices and temperatures, yet landlords do not tend to make essential upgrades and improvements because they don't pay electricity bills. This problem could be solved if there was a minimum energy efficiency standard applied to all NSW tenanted housing, providing comfortable housing and saving energy, money and emissions for everyone.
This forum is to hear about everyone's common experiences of rising electricity prices and temperatures, and how people manage. We will also be hearing from speakers in public housing, private rentals and public interest groups on energy efficiency standards and how we can get there!
Tea and food will be provided and we hope you can join us!
- March 11, 2017 at 3pm – 5pm
17 Edward St
Darlington , NSW 2008
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- 8 people are going