Nigel has shared his passion, knowledge and research abilities across many projects and at many levels, from schools, community, industry, TAFE, Universities and Government. These have varied between discussions, workshops, seminars, conferences, lectures and more. Plus researching, writing, developing and delivering best practice posters, worksheets, TAFE curriculum modules, university lectures and professional CPD. He is a gifted and insightful speaker. Nigel and team have been running the Blue Mountains ECOhomes Tour (pro bono) once or twice a year since 2000, bringing enthusiastic people and imaginative sustainable projects together for the benefit of all – see ECOhomes Tour website.
TAFE (OTEN) module Environmental Building Principles 2182Y and Environmentally Sustainable Building 2186Y were commended by UTS Institute for Sustainability as “..the most wholistic sustainable educational resource currently available in Australia..” following their national review for Federal Government of the then ‘green’ education.
“Thank you for your fantastic lecture today – passion driving knowledge enriched by experience – a great combination. The students were full of questions after you left. You have embedded a slow release capsule of possibility and creativity. I hope we get to work together again.” Andrew M. Lecturer, Faculty of the Built Environment, UNSW.
“The Building Designers Association of NSW State Conference .. was a resounding success... Your input was extremely valuable in linking all the conference parts together that made it a really cohesive event. We are indebted to you ...” Alan S, Conference Co-ordinator, BDA NSW Inc.
“Very knowledgeable on content and good interaction with the attendees” “Passionate, well done on a relatively unknown matter.” “Nigel’s personal experience very important to the presentation.” “Excellent! Excellent! Excellent!” Anonymous evaluation comments, Presentation rating average 4.4 /5, 2011 CPD presentation to architects.