July 11, 2014
Have you ever been to Barrett House?
Barrett House is a sustainable demonstration project that follows the permaculture design principles both inside and out - often showing two or three different approaches to retrofitting for sustainability to suit every size and shape of house and of course every budget - all to help you make your place a more sustainable and comfortable home to live in!
With a range of modern retrofit features on show.. including the latest in LED lights, solar tubes for natural lighting, a solar heating and cooling system, 9,000 litres of inter-connected rainwater tanks, retrofitted double glazing, innovative kitchen unit using Australian plantation Hoop Pine, cool cupboard for keeping foods cool but non-refrigerated, natural oil floor sealer, eco-paints and more… including our edible cottage and footpath gardens.
Barrett House Open Mornings are held on the 1st Thursday of each month!
WHEN: Thursday 7 August 2014, 9:30am to 12:30pm.
WHERE: Barrett House, 6 Barrett Place, Randwick
HOW: Buses from Bondi Junction 314, 316, 317, 348, 400, 410 and from the City 339 (alight on the corner of Clovelly Rd and Frenchmans Rd).
Also come and participate in our Volunteer Community PermaBee in the Permaculture and Forager's Garden at the same time.
Bookings not required.. just pop in! Bring your retrofit questions or if you are joining our Community Volunteeer Permabee, just bring your hat, sunscreen and covered shoes.