R107

ReNew Issue 107

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ReNew Issue 107 is out now!

  • Insulating renters
  • Rubbish-free results
  • Low-cost EV conversions
  • Double standards
  • Solar hot water a click away
  • The story of Local Power
  • Sustainable sheds competition
  • EVs popping up everywhere!
  • Household paint buyers guide
  • The geothermal farmhouse
  • The great meter reading fiasco
  • Sealand: a wind-powered nation
  • Soaps, shampoos and soil
  • Making the most of our water
  • Too good to throw out
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Issue Contents:

  • Insulating renters

    Tell us your stories about insulating a rental property.
  • Making the most of our water

    Simon Sykes explains how his multiple water gathering and recycling systems keep his gardens, stock and house supplied with water all year.
  • Soaps, shampoos and soil

    How do your bathroom products stack up in the greywater suitability stakes? Read this to find out.
  • Sealand: a wind-powered nation

    This tiny principality in the middle of the ocean is entirely powered by renewables. Cat O?Donovan reports.
  • The great meter reading fiasco

    Read about one solar power system owner?s ongoing billing saga with his energy company.
  • The geothermal farmhouse

    A farmhouse renovation with a difference. This one is completely heated and cooled using a geothermal heat pump.
  • Household paint buyers guide

    Thinking of painting the spare room? Or perhaps the whole house? We take a look at the low-toxic alternatives to conventional house paint.
  • EVs popping up everywhere!

    The interest in electric vehicles just keeps on growing. We take a look at more vehicles that are destined to hit roads here and overseas.
  • Sustainable sheds competition

    Have a look at some of these amazing sheds. We present the winning entries from the sustainable sheds competition.
  • The story of Local Power

    Here?s how a community group organised a bulk buy of solar power systems for 100 households.
  • Solar hot water a click away

    While there is a lot of junk on eBay, there are also some great renewable energy bargains. Bruce Jefferey tells us about the solar water heater he bought online.
  • Double standards

    Your solar electricity system may not be performing as well as you expected. Collyn Rivers explains why.
  • Low-cost EV conversions

    Converting a car to electric drive needn?t break the bank. David Rowe talks about low-cost conversions.
  • Rubbish-free results

    Here?s what happened during one couple?s attempts to send nothing to landfill for twelve months.
  • Too good to throw out

    In the first of a new series, Anton Vikstrom shows us how he made a sturdy set of shelves from old cardboard boxes.