13th Oct 2013 EICo-Op Activity Day- Hydro-powered, solar-passive house tour, Madalya

Ever wondered what you’d do if you had plenty of flowing water year-round? Power your home, of course! That’s exactly what Leon Trembath has done on his 34-hectare property near Madalya in the Strzelecki Ranges.

Home to dozens of species of native birds and other wildlife, the property is regenerating temperate rainforest, with all but 2 hectares under Trust for Nature Covenant.

The Energy Innovation Cooperative is pleased to offer a tour of the house and property on Sunday 13th October.

Come and see and inspirational sustainable home powered by a micro-hydro electric system and wood-fired hydronic heating, surrounded by a productive farm growing 300 to 400 kilograms of garlic per year.

When: Sunday 13th October at 1PM

How to get there

To save on travel costs and associated greenhouse gas emissions, the Co-op will be running a bus to the property, leaving from Coal Creek, Korumburra, at 11AM, for the low cost of $20 return. Bookings are essential – be quick to get a seat on the bus.

If you do choose to drive, please RSVP for details on how to get there.

How much

$20 for bus (pre-payment required)

$5 donation on the day


Pre-booking before 7th Oct is essential via email: admin@eico-op.com.au, the website: www.eico-op.com.au, or via Deb on: 0468 423 246


Soup, tea/ coffee & nibbles provided, BYO drinks, cut lunch and comfortable walking shoes. (Need to be prepared to walk)