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Builder plans

Articles

Copyright and Residential Housing Design

If you alter the design or only use parts of it, are you breaching copyright? Yes. Derivative works are still covered by copyright.

Author: Ronny Matzat
08 Jul 2019
Energy efficient homes

Events

Trajectory for Low Energy Existing Homes

The Trajectory for Low Energy Existing Homes will explore policy and practical opportunities to increase the energy efficiency of existing Australian homes.

Author: Sabina Douglas-Hill
08 Jul 2019
Auction Energy efficient house

Articles

Paying the Right Price for Energy Efficient Homes

New research finds that people are willing to pay more for energy efficient housing, making the case for a mandatory national rating system for existing homes

Author: DR GEORGIA WARREN-MYERS and DR FRANZ FUERST
06 Jun 2018
Sustainable House Day

Events

Sustainable House Day

Sustainable House Day gives visitors a chance to inspect firsthand houses that have been designed, built or renovated with sustainability in mind

Author: Jodi Rashbrook
17 May 2018

Press Releases

Greenwashing the Property Market

Why ‘green star’ ratings don’t guarantee more sustainable buildings

Author: Igor Martek and M. Reza Hosseini
03 Apr 2018