Category : Education

The Sustainability Journey at one rural estate: Mauravillo Estate

Green Gurus™ recently worked with the team at Mauravillo Estate to provide an information evening for current and prospective buyers to encourage better environmental outcomes at this remarkable rural estate. The evening was a well-attended and very positively received initiative and was a unique joint effort supported by both the developer, John and Helen Court,…. Read More

Helping Women Succeed

The Property Council of Australia recently launched its 100 Women in Property sponsorship program. The National program aims to encourage established leaders, both women and men, to sponsor and mentor talented women in their organisation or business sphere. Program participants gain access to their mentor networks to enhance their own visibility in the industry and develop…. Read More

Green Gurus™ launches ‘Green Apartment Living’ Program

Living in a strata building should not limit your ability to enjoy a low carbon/ low cost, sustainable lifestyle. There is more to sustainability than solar power and savings in power bills. At the Perth Eco Fair on Sunday 3 April, the Green Gurus™ team launched its brand new Green Apartment Living Program aimed at…. Read More

The value of solar passive homes

Written by Griff Morris, Founder and Director of Solar Dwellings Griff’s list of significant contributions is lengthy! Some of these include Inaugural Board member of the now Sustainable Energy Association, Member of the HIA Environmental Planning Committee, Member of the Commonwealth Government Committee regarding the Technical Advisory Manual for the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency and Member…. Read More

The Natural Life Cycle

In December 2015, the Paris Agreement brought hope to the global community setting a goal to be a net zero carbon society and pursue efforts to limit the global temperature increase to 1.5 0C. I learnt that the real problems are natural problems; all other problems are problems that we have created. When we think…. Read More

Greening the Real Estate Industry – April 2013

The City of Perth Environment Grants and Sponsorship Program helped to support the Green Gurus education seminar in April 2013. The aim of the program was to bridge the knowledge gap that exists between property industry practitioners and environmentally sustainable design concepts for residential buildings. Click here to read the full program report.  

Curtin University Sustainable and Affordable Housing Research Group

A multi disciplined and collaborative research group has been formed at Curtin University to help connect and better inform the property industry on sustainable and affordable housing issues. For more information on what’s on offer, check out the flyer.