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Saving Energy Together: The Launch of the National Energy Efficiency Network (NEEN)

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Saving Energy Together
National Energy Efficiency Network (NEEN) Launch on World Environment Day
National Energy Efficiency Network
National Energy Efficiency Network

NEEN is a national initiative to promote open learning and collaboration amongst faith-based and not-for-profit community organisations to achieve energy savings and a positive energy future.

Your invitation
The South Australian launch of NEEN will take place in Cathedral Hall at St Xavier's, 39 Wakefield Street, Adelaide 9am to 1.30pm on Thursday 5 June 2014, World Environment Day.

Join community leaders and change agents for an energy efficiency seminar, community workshop and a networking lunch.

This free event provides an opportunity to connect, collaborate and share information around energy efficiency with the aim of using less to create more.

NEEN is a new initiative empowering faith-based and not-for-profit community organisations across Australia to become more energy efficient, resilient and sustainable into the future. Come along and help build 28 Communities of Practice around the country.
World Environment Day, June 5th
World Environment Day, June 5th

NEEN is providing eligible organisations with free access to:

Energy efficiency information – relevant to the broader needs of the not-for-profit sector and tailored to unique industry profiles
Audit tools and resources that inform and support change at an operational level
A community of peers with whom you can share questions, strategies and outcomes or collaborate on energy efficiency projects
NEEN energy efficiency community events
The NEEN Network is targeted at small to medium sized community organisations. The network is coordinated by Catholic Earthcare Australia and received funding as part the Commonwealth Department of Industry's, Energy Efficiency Information Grants program.

Register your attendance for the Adelaide event here.

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The entirely carbon-neutral, pedal-powered Popemobile was originally commissioned by the Environmental Transport Association after Pope Benedict, expressed his desire for a green, all-electric vehicle.

Who can get involved in NEEN?
The information and tools available to NEEN members have been tailored to meet the needs of small to medium sized faith-based and not-for-profit community organisations across Australia. We welcome individuals and organisations from all industries, including:

•Social Services
•Churches & Parishes
•Aged Care
•Health Care

•Youth & Recreation
•Arts & Cultural Centres
•Not-for-Profit Agencies
•Religious Congregations & Orders

For more information:
SA/NT Regional Leader, Philippa Rowland
Mob: 0417 799 360, Email:
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Why? Energy Efficiency
When: June 5th, 2014
Phone: 0417 799 360
Where: Cathedral Hall at St Xavier's, 39 Wakefield Street, Adelaide
Cost: FREE
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Sounds a very useful initiative Jenny.
by Dave Walsh (score: 4|11307) 2281 days ago
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