Are you always on the lookout for ideas to make your home a little more eco-friendly? Well inspiration is all around you! Here are 10 Australian homes that are energy-saving and environment friendly. 1. “Convertible” House at Stringybark (VIC) Features: The unique design of the convertible house with its barrel vault ceiling gives a small space a big feel New technology in the building practice included mega-anchor foundations – minimal soil disturbance, no trenches and no concrete The house relies on off-grid solar power and a battery bank with generator backup Hot water is supplied via solar evacuated tube with gas booster and all waste water from the house goes directly to a worm farm for processing and doesn’t leave the site 2. Prefabricated Folding House (NSW) Features: All its complete elements (floors, walls and roofing) are completely constructed in the factory, folded down for cost-effective delivery and then folded out on sit The fold out process can be completed in just a few hours Homes arrive complete, fully clad, lined and with all services in place ready for site connection They then expand on fold out to almost three times their transportation size meaning less time on site, which means a […]
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