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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™ t…
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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 Co…
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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 oth…
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Car sharing is coming to Perth
The car share market has grown rapidly in recent years, both globally and in Australia. Until recently, Perth was the only Australian city without a scheme, but things are about to change. The RAC published a paper on the topic recently exploring the ro…
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Measuring Sustainability in Residential Buildings
We get a lot of people asking us for a basic overview of what tools are available to measure sustainability performance and outcomes in buildings. Here is an overview of the main ‘Green Tools of the Trade’ for Green residential buildings in Australi…
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Sustainable Suburbs?
With Perth suburbs sprawling 150 km in length along the WA coast line, I cannot help but wonder how we can make these existing suburbs more sustainable? With this question in mind I recently attended a public lecture by David Gordon organised by the Insti…
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Will solar panels add value to my home?
Are you selling a home with solar? Have you ever wondered whether a PV system adds value to a home? New research by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) illustrates that price premiums were consistently paid in the US for homes with solar photov…