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March 2013

Josh’s House Video Archive

By | Project Updates

The Josh’s House video series follows the journey of environmental scientist and ABC TVs Gardening Australia presenter  Josh Byrne, as he builds two 10 star rated energy efficient homes in the Fremantle suburb of Hilton. You can watch all of the video episodes released so far for free through our…

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Josh’s House Episode 4

By | Feature Videos

Lock up is drawing near and every day that passes brings Josh and his family closer to moving in, but, as usual, there’s still plenty of work to get done. In this episode Josh explains why they chose a white roof as opposed to the black tiles on their new…

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Wall Types and Insulation Fact Sheet

By | Project Updates

Walls do more than just hold the roof up – they play a critical role in the thermal performance of a home. From a sustainability perspective, it is also important to consider the embodied energy content of walling materials – that is, the amount of energy required to manufacture them….

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