Solshare by Allume Energy is an option for sharing solar energy at strata groups. What are the planning and technical considerations?
2023 tours now open for booking The city can save the planet. – Dr Paul Downton – architect and co-founder of Christie Walk eco village According to UN Habitat, cities consume 78 per cent of the world’s energy and produce … Continued
Solutions for apartments There’s a problem for people living in medium and high density apartments as they lift ambition for climate action: Apartment blocks have limited roof space per apartment for solar PV and limited options for sharing stored energy … Continued
Vale Dr Effie Deland Best (1931-2022) A scientist, ecologist, and a supporter of the Peace Foundation, Effie was born in 1931 in Adelaide, South Australia. In 1954 she was awarded a Bachelor of Science with Honours and went on to … Continued
At tonight’s Carbon Neutral Adelaide Awards event, Christie Walk was made a Carbon Neutral Adelaide Ambassador, an honour given so far to only 3 others of the 200 Carbon Neutral Adelaide Partners. It was given in recognition of 3 decades … Continued
On Sustainable House Day – Sunday October 17th 2021, 10am to 4pm – come and visit Christie Walk. This unique urban community of 27 dwellings includes apartments, standalone strawbale houses, and townhouses. Sustainable design features include: passive solar design photovoltaic … Continued
2021 – Battery options modelling In September 2020 we installed our first battery at Sturt Apartments, Christie Walk. You can read the story of our modelling, battery choices and lessons learned in Episode 7 – Battery storage – Tesla PowerWall 2 … Continued
How sustainable is your daily shower? Most shower heads at Christie Walk are WELS 3 standard, running at about 9L/minute. They were the best that were readily available when construction of our eco-village was completed in 2006. Older shower heads … Continued