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For the past 30 years, the Alternative Technology Association has provided services to members who are actively walking the talk in their own homes by using good building design, conserving water and using renewable energy. The ATA advocates in government and industry arenas for easy access to these technologies as well as continual improvement of the technology, information and products needed to change the way we live.
By selecting your appliances for most energy efficiency, you not only make a choice to keep your energy bills as low as possible but you drive the manufacturers to include energy efficiency as a primary requirement for ALL products.
If you are building, buying or renovating, this Technical Manual has been developed to show you how to design and build a more comfortable home that has less impact on the environment – a home that will also be more economical to run, healthier to live in and adaptable to your changing needs.
Beyond Zero Emissions has a goal to facilitate the implementation of the social changes and technologies that will reduce the impacts of climate change and give our society and global ecosystems a chance of surviving into the future.
Environment Victoria mobilises people to safeguard our environment. They collect information from the scientific community. They develop positions on the issues. And tell people about them. They get people talking. They organise events and hold summits to plan for the future. They help our leaders make informed policy decisions. They convince them to do something. Or convince them to not do something. They try to change the system for the better.