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June 2008 Blog Posts (2)

Setting Targets for More Sustainable Living

SHAC Teams met via video conference on 11 June 2008 to discuss technical targets for more sustainable housing.

The SHAC Judging criteria require teams to make progress by reducing energy and water use, waste production, and material use, while maintaining a comfortable indoor environment (IEQ), retaining affordability, and supporting a sustainable community.

Teams are questioning and verifying their visions of sustainable living by setting targets or goals for their houses… Continue

Added by Tim Bishop on June 12, 2008 at 21:30 — No Comments

Student Films SHAC 09 Project

Jane Adcroft has produced a short promo piece on the SHAC project. Jane is a student at the University of Otago's Natural History Film-making course. "The Sustainable Habitat Challenge is such a great project," said Jane, "It is exciting to be able to contribute and promote SHAC."

Jane's video is available below. Contact Tim Bishop at 0800 SHAC 09 or [email protected] for a high-res copy on DV tape. Jane can be contacted at… Continue

Added by Tim Bishop on June 4, 2008 at 21:18 — No Comments

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