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Sustainable House Day Northern Rivers Competition Winners

Winning designs now online We are very lucky that all of our winners decided to share their amazing design ideas and innovations with us. Be inspired by what is..

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Many happy returns: 21 years of solar

Stuart McQuire and Wendy Orams were second in Australia to install a grid-connected rooftop PV system and haven’t paid an electricity bill since 1996. Twenty-one years..

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Caramar Passivhaus: A home for life

Metro Melbourne’s first certified Passive House is throwing open its doors for Sustainable House Day 2017 to show that high performance housing can be achieved on a..

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Blue House: Home with heart

Featuring an effective passive solar design, salvaged and recycled materials, and an innovative whole-block water harvesting system, this little owner-built home..

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Carwoola House: Ultimate payoff

A concerted effort by dedicated clients and their committed design and build team has pushed the envelope on this super-efficient 9.8 Star house near Canberra. Ann and..

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River House: Simple success story

Few houses take on the mantle of sustainability through simplicity as thoroughly as the home Agnes Nienhaus and Michael Shrapnel built for themselves and their daughter..

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Eco house: Strawbale in the suburbs

For committed ‘greenies’ Margaret and Charles Madden, building an eco-house had been on the bucket list for a long time. Their opportunity came with the purchase of..

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Little House on Little Howard Street: Sailing on land

This old-new house in Fremantle is the antithesis of modern project homes in the same way sailing is to air travel. Where one is cheap and fast, and has negative..

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Sustainable House Darwin is this weekend

Sustainable House Day Darwin – Come Along and Experience Sustainable Living in the Tropics - Sunday 20th August 10am - 3pm COOLmob is again delivering the local..

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Planning ahead: Three steps to all-electric

Thinking about going all-electric, but unsure what’s involved? Here we present an overview of the steps to going all-electric and where to find more information. In..

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