R100

ReNew Issue 100

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ReNew Issue 100 is out now!

  • What to do with your downlights?
  • DIY kiddie pool rainwater tank
  • DIY wind turbine
  • Small wind turbine buyers? guide
  • The forgotten wood heater
  • Low-cost active heat storage
  • Happy 100th birthday ReNew!
  • Regulator buyers? guide
  • A brief history of renewables
  • A word from the editors
  • Hits?and misses
  • Bikes roll off the scrap heap
  • Welcome to their homes
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Issue Contents:

  • What to do with your downlights?

    Energy-guzzling halogen downlights are practically everywhere. We look at ways to reduce excessive downlight energy bills.
  • Bikes roll off the scrap heap

    Teaching kids in the Northern Territory how to fix bikes Deadly Treadlies style.
  • Hits?and misses

    What?s worked and what hasn?t in sustainable technology over the years.
  • A word from the editors

    ReNew?s past editors talk about their time working on the magazine.
  • A brief history of renewables

    A look at what?s changed in Australian renewable history since this magazine was first published.
  • Regulator buyers’ guide

    We run through some of the options when buying a regulator for your independent power supply.
  • Happy 100th birthday ReNew!

    The highlights from 100 issues of ReNew including the $10,000 house, the ATA’s wind turbine at Breamlea and the first solar house in Australia.
  • Low-cost active heat storage

    Nathan Hurst and Paul Harrison tell us about using car radiators as a controllable thermal mass heat exchanger in a glasshouse.
  • The forgotten wood heater

    We take a look at the advantages of pellet heaters over other wood heaters.
  • Small wind turbine buyers? guide

    Alicia Webb helps you plan a successful wind power system.
  • DIY wind turbine

    Robert Brennan bought a marine wind turbine and attached it to his house.
  • DIY kiddie pool rainwater tank

    Bruce Jeffries shows us how he put a kids’ pool under the deck for rainwater collection.
  • Welcome to their homes

    Matt Davis looks through the archives to profile the great sustainable homes in the ReNew 100 Open House Day.