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Actions for my home

There are many actions you can take to make your home safe, healthy and resilient to a changing climate.

Council has information, programs and support to help protect your family, friends and neighbours.

TIPS TO COOL YOUR HOME

Heatwaves can be dangerous to our health and wellbeing. We need to look after each other and we can do it by keeping our homes cool.

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GO ALL-ELECTRIC

Heating, cooling, hot water, cooking, cars – everything powered by solar electricity is cheaper and cleaner to run.

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SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE ON A LOW INCOME

If you own your home and are on a low income, Council can help you upgrade your home and reduce power bills.

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ENERGY SWITCH FOR RENTERS

There are plenty of ways you can join the transition to clean, renewable energy in a rental properties.

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ENERGY SWITCH FOR APARTMENTS

Want to make your townhouse or apartment efficient, safe and healthy? There are a number of action you can take as a apartment owner, owner corporation or property manager.

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ENERGY IMPROVEMENTS FOR YOUR HOME

Cutting energy wastage around the home is an important step in Australia’s clean energy transition. Luckily, there are plenty of things you can do.

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COMPOST COMMUNITY

Access composting advice and discounted compost bins, equipment and worm farms via Merri-bek’s partnership with Compost Community.

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GET SOLAR FOR YOUR HOME

Installing a solar system is a great way to reduce your energy bills and your carbon emissions. Council has partnered with Solar Savers to make it easier for you to go solar.

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JOIN US

There are many ways you can get involved in the Zero Carbon Merri-bek movement.

Stay in the loop with all that’s going on in Merri-bek by subscribing to our newsletter or sending us a message.

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