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Project Overview 2017-05-26T02:22:14+00:00

WHAT IS ENERGY+ILLAWARRA?

ENERGY+ILLAWARRA is a program developed with the community, for the community. It aims to support energy efficiency in the home, without sacrificing comfort or well-being. The Energy+Illawarra program features a range of activities that will help bust myths and misconceptions about energy use, and provide you with facts and various forms of support to use energy efficiently in the home.

 

For a more in depth look at the project, read our case study.

WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY ENERGY EFFICIENCY?

Being energy efficient doesn’t always mean doing more with less, sometimes it’s doing more with what you have. For us it’s about maintaining quality of life whilst reducing energy consumption where possible.

Energy efficiency is using energy wisely and economically to sustain everyday life, live comfortably and support well-being.


 

WHO IS INVOLVED IN ENERGY+ILLAWARRA?

ENERGY+ILLAWARRA is based on extensive engagement and research with community members who are at the heart of the project. The program involves partnerships between University of Wollongong (UOW), Macquarie University, Regional Development Australia Illawarra (RDAI), Warrigal, IRT Group, Royal Freemasons’ Benevolent Institution (RFBI), Illawarra Forum, WEA Illawarra, and Illawarra Pilot Joint Organisation. This activity received funding from the Australian Government.