As you can see , this is a very stock standard 1950’s style aussie brick veneer. One of the first initiatives was capturing rain water. Please see the article on Water tanks. Our second step was to remove the walls in the centre of the house. The kitchen, living and dining rooms were pretty small, this… Continue reading East Brighton house
Owners John Poppins Location Mount Waverley, Melbourne Country Australia Type Sustainable renovation Summary of house features Efficiency For over 20 years we have used compact fluorescents where lighting is required for long hours. These have lived as long as 8000 hours over 8 years, saving electricity, money and ladder climbing. Filament bulbs are still more… Continue reading Mount Waverley house
Owner Matthew Wright Location Brunswick Country Australia Type Sustainable renovation House size Medium Summary of house features Observations With hindsight the owner wouldn’t use gas boosting for the solar hot water, he would buy Green electricity.