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The A – Z of Energy Efficient Homes

In the aftermath of Sustainable House Day, we run through the alphabet of energy-saving products featured at the Home Show.  Wait, there's a day for sustainable houses? Yes! But unlike other days including #WorldMigratoryBirdDay or #WorldTurtleDay, you get to check out some pretty impressive feats of architecture. #neato. In 2018,...

Infographic: Baths Vs Showers

Australia showers more times per week than most other countries in the world, but do showers use less water than baths? What's the real cost of a shower? Shower Cost Is there a place for baths in the modern home? Join the Home Show Club and you'll be the very first...

Shower Head, Bath and Beyond

Nobody puts baths in the corner! Is there a place for baths in the modern home? How does it reflect our water habits and consumption? Let’s start by splashing some knowledge around. Did you know Australians are one of the cleanest nations on the planet? 90% of women and 80%...

Roof Colour And Other Tips For Building A Sustainable Home

Have you ever noticed on a hot day how a black asphalt road is a lot hotter than a light coloured concrete footpath? The exact same situation is happening on our home roofs. Dark coloured roofs are, in general, absorbing more heat energy than light coloured roofs. The roof colour...

Save with energy efficient windows

Windows are one of the first considerations when planning a new home build or renovation. They are essential for allowing natural light to flow through your home, along with fresh air and clear views. But did you know windows can be one of the biggest drains on your energy bill?...

Refresh by resurfacing

Would you like a new look kitchen or bathroom on an affordable budget, completed in only a matter of days using your existing structures? Sounds great right? Resurfacing is quickly becoming a popular renovation alternative for homeowners who are happy with their existing layout but need a fresh modern look...

Heating with reverse cycle air conditioning

Keeping warm during winter A ducted reverse cycle air conditioning system comprises of a central unit which is connected by ductwork to outlets throughout the home or workplace. This unit will be installed in your roof and is powered by a compressor located on your building’s exterior. Reverse cycle air...

Energy efficiency tips to save you money

Are you planning to build a new home in Perth? With our harsh summer climate, it can be tough to keep energy costs down in summer, while also keeping your home warm in winter. While initially building a home can be expensive, we have put together some tips to create...

6 steps to live more sustainably

We are in an age where sustainable, environmentally friendly and eco friendly are buzz words that are being used more frequently with each passing day. Many of us are trying to do our part in living a more sustainable life by building or renovating our homes to be more eco...

Are You Ready to Store Sunshine?

Energy prices impact every household budget. In the past few years energy prices have doubled and people are looking for solutions to help with the cost of living. Homeowners across the country are using the sun to power savings on their electricity bills and reduce their carbon footprint by installing...