Tours will be conducted every 30 minutes from 10:00am to 1:30pm. Bookings essential – address will NOT be displayed on the website. Book your tickets now by clicking here.
Ticket price – 1 House: $10 or Multiple Houses: $20 – Free for ECNT Members
An original elevated home renovated in 2016 to incorporate more sustainable features and create a more open and tropical design. A 4.6kW solar panel system has been installed, fluorescents lights have been replaced with LED lights and an energy and water monitoring system has been installed to track energy and water consumption. Chris and his family moved from Germany to Darwin 6 years ago and have been on a steep learning curve to adjust to the warm Darwin climate but are pleased with the results of the renovations to reduce their footprint. They are interested in improve their garden and become more sustainable in different areas and recycle bottles through the council.
Special Talks at
- 12:00 pm by Thomas Wearne from Country Solar NT on ‘Challenges and methods of expanding solar systems’
- 1:00 pm by Shane Burgess, Water Efficiency Specialist with the Living Water Smart team on “Planning, establishing and maintaining your garden so that you can keep the lifestyle we all enjoy here, without wasting water.”
*If you want to attend the talk, please book your house tour for the scheduled talk time