Welcome to Josh’s House Star Performers. In this latest adventure Josh Byrne goes on a unique nationwide research tour that will bring together the best high performance volume market housing projects from around the country for the very first time.
Enjoy the journey with Josh as he discovers what’s possible for the future of housing in Australia, prompting the question: Why aren’t more homes in Australia built like Josh’s House?
Nestled amongst every day suburbia in Melbourne’s north, the Australian Zero Emission House (AusZEH) is the CSIRO’s flagship housing project that brings together government and industry to demonstrate that zero emission housing is a reality now.
Located in Western Sydney, CSR House is an industry driven 8 star energy efficient rated research home that showcases how readily available products combined with intelligent design and correct specification can be used to provide greater energy efficiency in building.
Located in Townsville, northern Queensland, this Finlay Homes project was originally a ‘brand new display home jam packed with as many energy saving, green options and ideas we could find’. Nowthe house is a living laboratory to the builder and his family as they test drive their sustainable home built for the tropics.
Situated in Western Australia’s arid north-west, the Pilbara Vernacular House is the result of a design competition led by the Western Australian State Government’s development agency, LandCorp to demonstrate the climate and socially responsive design principles of the Pilbara Vernacular Handbook.