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Passive design

Designing to take advantage of natural heating and cooling can increase comfort and use less energy.


Choosing materials carefully can reduce harmful health effects and minimise waste and environmental impact.


Learn how to reduce power consumption and about renewable energy systems.


Learn how to reduce water use inside and outside through improved water use efficiency.


Think about whether your house will be adaptable and resilient to demographic and environmental changes.

Getting started

Your Home is your guide to building, buying or renovating a home. It shows how to create a comfortable home with low impact on the environment – economical to run, healthier to live in and adaptable to your changing needs.

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Australia's guide to environmentally sustainable homes

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