Learn how to make your St Kilda apartment eco-friendly

By Matt White

Owners and managers of St Kilda apartments are being invited along to an event taking place later this week, which will shed light on the potential sustainability improvements you could make. The High Life Expo is a one-day only event on 22 June at Melbourne Town Hall, and St Kilda residents are invited along to take a look.

There'll be plenty of inspiration on offer as other residents of St Kilda property show what measures they've taken to help the environment and slash their bills.

Spotlight on sustainability in St Kilda apartments

You only have to take a look at some of the stories that have already emerged from St Kilda to find out just what a difference green measures can really make. St Kilda East resident Sonia Bednar revealed that she and her fellow residents have created a green roof on their apartment block – and they've now got the sustainability bug!

"We're now considering installing solar electricity or solar hot water, and a bee hive," Ms Bednar commented.

If you're interested in attending the High Life Expo, you'll need to book online. This will make sure you're guaranteed a place at the event so you can find out more about what many of your fellow Victorians are doing to improve their homes.

Smart Cities plan could further improve the environment

This follows the news that the federal government is adopting a smart cities plan, which is designed to help areas throughout the country improve their liveability and environmental credentials.

The Green Building Council of Australia explained that the funding would be used for a wide variety of different projects, ranging from retrofitting to green building and energy generation systems. Not only this, there's potential for thousands of jobs to be created alongside a variety of new homes.

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