Lectures Webinars & Articles


"Process and Principles of Renovation" by Jeremy Spencer, How to Reth?nk Building Materials (ed. Dick Clarke), 2014

ATA Webinar,"How to Build a 9 Star House", 2012.

Design Workshop in Issue 15 Sanctuary Magazine,  "Let in the Sun", in 2011.

Jeremy has also spoken in the following events:

  • Speaker at HIA Building and Business Forum, 2016 - "Beyond The Stars - The Rest of the Pie"
  • Speaker at BDAV seminar, 2016 - "Creativity in Sustainable Design"
  • Speaker at Albion Community House - "Cost Effective House Design"
  • Speaker at Master Builder Green Living Conference 2013 - "Getting to 10 - Construction for high performance"
  • Glen Eira City Council to all staff including planning and building department on the subject of sustainable renovation from 2011.
  • Presented "Solar Sollew - a Case Study in Holistic Sustainble Design" in  2016, Glen Eira City Council.
  • Regularly teaches Green Living Course at MBAV.
  • BDAV 10 star design challenge seminar speaker in Sept 2011, where Positive Footprints’ entry was one of five finalists.
  • Speaker at MBAV Green Living Lecture in 2010 – topic “Can Builders Save the World?”
  • “How to Build a Sustainable House” Lecture organised by Hobsons Bay City Council in 2007.
  • Sustainable House Day in Sept each year since 2004, at various of the completed projects/homes, where the audience for the day ranges from 200 to 500. For a flyer of some of our homes that have been opened to the public on previous Sustainable House Days, see: Croydon house; Trafalgar house ; Plow houseMarion house; Junction house; Solar Sollew under Projects.

Our Architect - Sarah Rickard - is trained as a Climate Reality leader under Al Gore and Climate for Change Facilitator.  She is available to deliver presentation and guided conversations on climate change, the issues and most importantly the solutions.  Here's her with Peter Hoffman and John Knox talking on North West Radio about some grassroot community action that we can all take to help reduce our impact on climate change. 

Her talks can also include information on Sustainable Living, Sustainable Design and ways to individually take action on Climate Change. 

Positive Footprints is always eager to spread the word about sustainable living.  If you would like to organise a lecture please contact us.