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What a weekend!

A big thank you to all those who attended the final Eco House open day on Sunday 20 May and helped make it the success that it was! 

Over 200 people visited throughout the day and engaged with our experts, who were on hand to provide advice and helpful tips and tricks.

Josh Byrne, from ABC1 TV's Gardening Australia, was brilliant in his garden workshop which was attended by over 70 residents.  For those who were lucky enough to join in, I think you'd agree that Josh is a wealth of knowledge and provided some great advice.

If you couldn't make the event, Josh's presentation is now available by clicking here.

As you may know, the Perth Solar City program has extended its boundaries to include all residents of the Perth Metropolitan Region.  Exclusive government discounts off solar PV and solar hot water systems, plus free home eco consultations are now available - but for a limited time.  

To find out if you qualify or to obtain an obligation free quote, call our friendly customer service team on 1300 993 268 or fill out the online form.  And remember - your friends or family may be looking to reduce their energy bills also, so if you know of someone who could use some eco advice, so pass it on!


Open Day - Sunday 20 May

 Join Josh Byrne (Environmental Scientist and well known ABC1 TV's Gardening Australia presenter) and the Perth Solar City team for the final Eco House open day.

View the successful retrofit of a typical home by Perth Solar City - WA's most comprehensive energy efficiency program.  Meet the Eco House residents and hear about how they reduced their energy costs and started saving.

Josh Byrne's workshop will provide all the tips and hints you need to make your existing garden more sustainable through cost effective retrofitting.  Workshop places are strictly limited - email today to secure your place.

Where:                        71 Foxton Boulevard (cnr Benson Way), High Wycombe

When:                          Sunday 20 May from 10am to 1pm

Garden workshop:   11am to 12pm

(Workshop numbers are strictly limited - email to register)

Drop in and chat to the experts about energy efficiency and solar technology.  Excusive government discounts on solar PV and hot water systems, and free home eco-consultations are available.*

For more information call 1300 993 268.




The next Eco House open day is fast approaching and is set to be the best one yet!

With special guest, giveaways and information from leading experts in the energy efficiency arena, don't miss out on what may be your last chance to take part.

Stay tuned for confirmed date and times.


Ever wondered where all of your electricity is going?   Want to learn how to naturally cool your home without relying on costly air conditioning?

Come to Perth Solar City's Eco House and learn how to prepare your home for the heat of summer and better manage your electricity costs.

Date: Sunday 11 December 2011
Venue: 71 Foxton Boulevard, High Wycombe
Time: 10am till 2pm

Featuring cost effective options you too can implement at home, the Eco House is designed to showcase sustainable living, with industry experts on hand to answer any questions you may have.

Drop in any time or join the Living Smart experts at the Prepare for Summer workshops showcasing a number of ideas on how you can reduce energy and water use during the heat. 

10.30am & 12.30pm Prepare your home for summer community workshops

You'll also meet the Roberts family - hosts of the Eco House - and hear how their energy wasting home was transformed into an energy saving home after they beat 400 entrants to win the eco-makeover. 

Win a fully installed 2.38kW premium SunPower solar PV system!*

Free giveaways!

Badge making for the kids!

Open days will be held in March and June 2012.  Check back in the new year for more details.

For more information on Perth Solar City's Eco House, call us on 1300 993 268 or email us.


*One entry per household. Competition will be drawn on Monday 12 December 2011. Winner will be notified by telephone.