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2018 Posts

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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

06 Jun 2018
Sustainable House Day


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
Typical Suburban House

Press Releases

The Other 99% - Retrofitting is the Key to Putting More Australians into Eco-Homes

Most people agree we need modern, comfortable, eco-efficient homes. This article is not about the relatively few, new, demonstration “eco-homes” dotted around Australia. It is about the rest of our housing.

Author: Ralph Horne, Emma Baker, Francisco Azpitarte, Gordon Walker, Nicola Willand, Trivess Moore
27 Feb 2018