Hot humid – hot dry
Case studies in this section are specific to Australian Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4.
Photo: © Veronica Sagredo, Blue Click Photography
This home proves that it is possible to design and build a sustainable home on a challenging site in an economical way. It features solar hot water, a breezeway, solar PV panels and large eaves.
Photo: Thompson Sustainable Homes
This Sunshine Coast display home achieves a very high energy rating and is modern and affordable. The home’s net zero energy use is a key selling point, appealing to home buyers looking to significantly cut energy bills.
Photo: Robyn McLean
This home demonstrates an impressive range of passive cooling design principles in a challenging tropical climate. It is a comfortable and low maintenance home with minimal environmental impact.
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