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So far CERES Brunswick has created 16 blog entries.
14 09, 2017

Ecohouse Does Sustainable House Day

By | 2017-09-14T14:24:29+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Around Site, CERES Education, Energy|0 Comments

By Luke Wakeling, CERES Science Communications Intern On Sunday the 17th of September 2017, Australia celebrates Sustainable House Day. The CERES EcoHouse will again be part of this day, between 11am and 3pm, with support from Moreland Energy Foundation (MEFL) staff. Our homes shape our habits, and on this day we recognise the important [...]

5 09, 2017

Case Study on Home Energy Efficiency

By | 2017-09-05T17:38:34+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Around Site, Energy|0 Comments

Guest blog by Lucy Best from Positive Charge David Gordon and his partner were keen to reduce their power bills and improve their environmental impact. Installing solar was high on their list of priority actions but they also understood that finding ways to keep their electricity usage down was going to improve the impact [...]

29 08, 2017

Energy Education in Action – A Tour with Tom

By | 2017-08-29T10:54:32+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Around Site, CERES Education, Energy|0 Comments

By Luke Wakeling CERES Science Communications Intern Tom Lang loves science. He’s the leader of the CERES energy education program and is tasked with educating the hordes of inquisitive children which flock to the East Brunswick sustainability park. Tom’s passion is infectious and knowledge is deep. He holds a Masters in Science Communication and [...]

15 08, 2017

Super Volunteers

By | 2017-08-29T10:54:51+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Around Site|0 Comments

For the first time since hosting corporate volunteers at CERES, two people – Marta and Jon from NAB, volunteered on two consecutive weeks. ‘We wanted to use our two volunteer days this year as an opportunity for our team to get together and do something useful for the community', says Marta. 'We thought that [...]

6 06, 2017

Working to reduce base load power demand

By | 2017-06-06T15:30:44+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Around Site, Energy|0 Comments

The energy audit funded by Sustainability Victoria is well on its way. http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/services-and-advice/business/energy-and-materials-efficiency-for-business/boosting-productivity/energy-assessment-grants The auditors visited us today to check on preliminary findings and to look at thermal leakage of our many refrigeration units. You can see the thermal camera being used in the Grocery cool room located in the turnaround. Information about the [...]

6 06, 2017

Cretan Brotherhood – New Entrance

By | 2017-06-06T15:34:40+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Around Site|0 Comments

BIG BEN - Blazing trails, no matter where he goes! On the morning of May 4 2017, even before the site team had completed the final sweep of the path, our very own Ben Walta made the initial steps over the threshold of the long awaited new entry to the Cretan Brotherhood (CERES overflow) [...]

5 04, 2016

Bike Shed x Melbourne University Architecture

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:23+00:00 April 5th, 2016|Around Site|0 Comments

Recently the Bike Shed Site Group was approached by a group of architectural students from Melbourne University, who were looking for a location and funding support for a third year design studio project.  The Bike Shed agreed to fund the project, and support the students in their design endeavours.   The project brief was to [...]

5 03, 2015

Art in Gardens project

By | 2017-04-04T16:36:17+00:00 March 5th, 2015|Around Site|0 Comments

"Gardens are not made by singing 'oh how beautiful!' and sitting in the shade." - Rudyard Kipling CERES has always been receptive to new artwork and the latest is a depiction of a Sacred Kingfisher and a Butterfly.  An outline has been carved in the hard basalt boulders at the back of the old [...]

3 02, 2015

Water systems completed and other projects

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:26+00:00 February 3rd, 2015|Around Site|0 Comments

Recent site works highlights As we mentioned in the blog in December, a new pump system for the old café toilets has been installed and the increased pressure has allowed CERES to install the latest design, most water efficient toilets in Australia. The new pump is connected to the 50,000L underground tank in front of [...]