Australia Must Built Heat Resistant Homes
Around Australia, much effort has been afforded to building homes which stay warm in winter and minimise energy costs. Less attention has been given to heat...
5 Reasons Why Passive House Isn’t a Silver Bullet
Passive House is pretty hot (pun intended) in the design/built environment world at the moment, but there are some aspects of the building, site and precinct...
Is Your Insulation Environmentally Friendly?
Most people already know the benefits of thermal insulation, but what about the environmental impacts of the actual insulation material, or how a building’s structure affects...
Developing Affordable Passive Houses
A new house in a Melbourne suburban street has demonstrated that affordable Passive House construction looks within reach in Australia.
Is Australia Facing a Household Energy Poverty Crisis?
“People will die.”
Will Natural Gas Pricing Kill Co-generation?
Co-generation systems have been around for 30 years and became popular as a means of reducing carbon emissions produced by coal generated grid electricity and of...
Sailing my Earth Home Through Summer into 2017
How can you run your home freely like a sailing ship for best thermal performance in the Australian climate? An earth home could be the answer.
Finally, an Energy Rating System for Window Coverings
WincovER is the world’s first energy rating scheme for window coverings, and it's very necessary in a market with plenty of conflicting information.