How to design and build a comfortable, affordable, energy efficient home in Canberra

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What is Happening:

Learn from experts about what makes your house comfortable, affordable and energy efficient.
This is a presentation and interactive conversation about high quality integrative, energy efficient building design and construction with Jenny Edwards, Andrew Verri and Tom Henderson, principals of Jigsaw Housing, an award winning local design and construction company. 

Jigsaw set themselves the design task to build an 8 star energy efficient house in Canberra for $200,000. Come and hear the story of how they went and what they learned. Is it possible?

The Jigsaw team are leaders in Canberra and Australia in the innovative emerging field of integrative design.  This approach will shape the future of architecture and building design and construction.

Register here for this workshop presented in conjunction with the Canberra Environment Centre.  Places are limited, so please get in quick to avoid disappointment.  (This workshop will be repeated on 23 March 2013.)

Cost for this event is $15 – full price, $10 – Carbon Challenge participants and $7 concession holders / SEE-Change members. Payments will be taken on the day.

Registration/payment from 12.50 pm.  Talk commences at 1.00 pm.

Please bring a plate of local food to share for afternoon tea.


Where is it on?

Downer Community Centre, Frencham Place (off Frencham Street), Downer, Canberra.

RSVP?: Yes, as this is a workshop in high demand. If it is booked out, you may need to go on a waiting list or attend the next workshop on this topic in March 2013.

Contact Details:

Phone: 0261622320



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