Nature and Learning

Trees. In your yard and street. In your suburb and local parks. Trees matter! In this free 25 minute presentation for parents with children in school/pre-school, we look at the importance of getting out into the bush – good for children and adults. We sing the praises of trees, and…

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Eco-savvy business – is that you?

Do you shop at eco-savvy businesses? Eco-savvy business is environmentally-sustainable business – business that operates in ways that, at best, benefit the environment and, at least, do minimal harm to it. Why do we need eco-savvy businesses? This planet is the only one we have! It’s not in anyone’s best…

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LED Downlight Replacement – FAQ

We are running an LED Downlight Bulk Buy. More details here: http://sunnyshire.org.au/sunny-shire-led-downlight-bulk-buy/ This post contains our Frequently Asked Questions & Answers. How Much can I save?  As always, the answer to this is: it depends. Converting an Downlight from a 50 Watt Halogen to a 10W LED saves 40W rate of…

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Sunny Shire LED Downlight Bulk Buy

Many shire households have lots of downlights. They look great, but use lots of energy. So, we have created a Bulk Buy for replacing Halogen downlights with quality LEDs. LED is a revolutionary technology, often seeing reduction of 80-90% electricity usage compared to previous lighting systems. And at its best,…

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Hot Water Heat Pump Bulk Buy

It’s time to maximise your solar, or go renewable if you can’t get rooftop solar. Introducing Sunny Shire’s Hot Water Heat Pump Bulk Buy: Sanden Hot Water Heat Pump with 315L stainless steel tank Supply & Installation by Hot Water in a Hurry (Plumbing Company based in Illawong) $3,999 incl….

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Bulk Buy 3 Registration, Prices and FAQ

This page contains details and frequently asked questions for Sunny Shire’s Rooftop Solar Bulk Buy 3, which started in early 2018. Our bulk buys 1 and 2 have seen over 45 households install solar during 2017/18, with a total capacity of over 520kW. These households are now enjoying significant reductions…

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Beautiful Barks

SSEC member and local artist, Liz Donley, has generously donated her painting “Beautiful Barks”, to help raise funds for the Centre. The contemporary work (valued at $550) consists of a diptych acrylic painting on canvas set in a white timber deep-set frame. It was based on the eucalypts, scribbly gym…

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