loading live map...hang in there
20 Aug 2008

1.This story is about the ELF. 2.The Environmental Learning Facility located at Orange Showground. 3.The ELF is a cooperative project of Orange City Council, TAFE Western Insttitute and Netwaste a program of the orana and CW regional organisations of councils. 4. Let's take a walk around the ELF to see what it's all about. 5. On the south side there are few windows in the rammed earth walls but a very impressive entrance. 6.Moving around to the north side of the building we can see the solar features. 7.no commentary 8.The sun provides hot water and all electricity for the site including pumping water from the large underground tank to the header tanks. 9.The pergola has operable slats. 10.Their angle can be changed to suit the time of year and weather 11. The flooring below is made from recycled materials 12. Inside the building is pleasant and light-filled with energy and water saving features. 13. no commentary 14 no commentary 15 no commentary 16 no commentary 17 Compost can be added to the permaculture garden 18 How long will it be before project homes are just a bit like the ELF?

Comments (0)