Homes Adapting to Climate Change
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Homes Adapting to Climate Change

Long before the floods that devastated the Northern Rivers in February and March, ZEB has been promoting and publishing information about improving homes energy efficiency to reduce emissions as an action that directly reduces Byron Shire residents carbon footprints. In addition to reducing emissions, improving the energy efficiency of your home will not only improve…

Spotlight on Bikes – So good for the planet!
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Spotlight on Bikes – So good for the planet!

by Sasha Mainsbridge ZEB Community Engagement Officer, founder of Mullum Cares Inc and mother of two almost teenage boys.? Thinking about getting yourself or the kids a new bike (either new or second hand)? That’s a carbon busting idea! Bikes are an awesome, low carbon transport option and a great way to get exercise into…

Summer is Coming! Get your home ready to stay cool:)
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Summer is Coming! Get your home ready to stay cool:)

by Sebastian Crangle For those of us who don’t live in homes designed from the outset for energy efficiency There are actions we can take to prevent them from: a)  becoming uncomfortably hot in summer, and/or b)  needing large amounts of energy to keep them cool. Creating an energy-efficient home calls for measures beyond typical…

Byron Bay Eco Cruises – This Christmas we recommend shopping local services and locally made products
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Byron Bay Eco Cruises – This Christmas we recommend shopping local services and locally made products

We’re not fans of Christmas promotion starting in October but that’s what’s already happening in the shopping world so we thought we’d better divert your attention from buying more ‘stuff’ that often people don’t need to supporting local services, particularly tourism businesses as they continue to be severely impacted by Covid-19 travel restrictions.  It’s always…

Energy Efficiency Professional – Sebastian Crangle
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Energy Efficiency Professional – Sebastian Crangle

Sebastian is a local expert passionate about supporting Northern Rivers residents. He began his working life as an archaeologist, with an Honours degree in Anthropology, before deviating into Disability Services with over 10 years’ experience as a Quality Assurance Manager. His deep underlying passion for sustainability and renewable energy then compelled him to channel his…