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Houses Made of Water Are the Future for Energy Efficiency
Green
Wednesday May 13 2020

Houses Made of Water Are the Future for Energy Efficiency

An increased awareness of energy consumption, and the financial costs involved, is likely to see households continue to engage in energy saving practices. But would you...

Australia Must Built Heat Resistant Homes
Architecture
Friday January 11 2019

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...

Is Your Insulation Environmentally Friendly?
Green
Tuesday December 12 2017

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
Green
Wednesday November 15 2017

Developing Affordable Passive Houses

A new house in a Melbourne suburban street has demonstrated that affordable Passive House construction looks within reach in Australia.

Will Natural Gas Pricing Kill Co-generation?
Energy
Thursday June 1 2017

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
Green
Friday March 31 2017

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
Green
Monday September 19 2016

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.

Vertical Shading – Is it Right for Your Project?
Commercial
Wednesday August 17 2016

Vertical Shading – Is it Right for Your Project?

External vertical shading devices can be awesome things.