Do you know how to confirm your new home meets its Energy Rating?

Do you know how to confirm your new home meets its Energy Rating? Imagine building a 7 star energy rated home, but not being sure that it actually achieves its designed rating… This happens all to often for a range of different reasons such as: Cornice being left off behind built in…

New Two Storey 7.5 Star for Underdale

A very unique link between two existing homes of vastly different architecture.  This 7.5 Star home covering 190 sqm will be built using some unique products to aid in its energy efficiency.  One of the key features of the home is the complete elimination of Steel from the structure.  This keeps the embodied energy of…

A new home for Belair

A new TS4 Living home going up in Belair.  A 7.5 star Energy Rated home built using some really cutting edge energy efficient products, such as BioPCM (Pahse Change Material), XPS Foam Insulation and eco friendly Weathertex cladding.  Stay up to date as we build this fantastic energy efficient home.  

Building with SIPS

HISTORY SIPS stands for Structural Insulated Panels. These panels come in a number of different forms and are gaining traction as a fast and economical way to build.   Like a lot of different “new” building methods, SIPS have actually got quite a long pedigree.  They were first investigated by the Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, Wisconsin…

The knockdown and rebuild solution

Are you thinking of renovating or extending your home? Have you considered the option of knocking down and rebuilding on your existing land?  There can be a lot of different benefits to this, and I can outline a few here. Taxes and Fees Building Costs Less Unknowns Nothing Like A Clean Slate Energy Efficiency Taxes…