Sustainability and Renewable Energy at UWA
Course No. 36, Sunday July 3rd 2011, 9 am to 2 pm, Brisbane
Course No. 37, Saturday July 30th 2011, 9 am to 2 pm, Sydney
Course No. 38, Sunday July 24th 2011, 9 am to 2 pm, Melbourne
Course No. 39, Sunday August 21th 2011, 9 am to 2 pm, Darwin
Course No. 40, Saturday August 27th 2011, 9 am to 2 pm, Adelaide
see http://www.abc.net.au/tv/canwehelp/ Episode 36 29/10/2010
The University of Western Australia is participating in the Greenhouse Challege Program run by the Australian Greenhouse Office. This program encourages the use of energy efficient technology in industry and business.
The Alternative Technology Association WA will have a renewable energy display with solar panels, exercise bike and wind turbine generators made using recycled Fisher and Paykel washing machine motors and biodiesel batching equipment.
The University of Western Australia through the Office of Facilities Management is actively involved in the program and has implemented and continues to explore technologies for improving energy efficiency and renewable energy on campus. Initiatives have been taken in the following areas:
- Energy efficient lighting
- Air conditioning systems
- Heat storage systems
- Cogenergation plant
- Solar power
- Waste recycling and reduction programs