Life much greener at these homes

Comment News (Armadale) - - Residential -

SUS­TAIN­ABLE House Day will see about close to 30 WA homes open­ing their doors to the pub­lic on Sun­day, Septem­ber 17, in a move to in­spire peo­ple to­wards greener liv­ing.

Es­tab­lished in 2001, the na­tional event en­ables al­lows the pub­lic to see and learn from the best en­vi­ron­men­tally re­spon­si­ble homes in Aus­tralia.

Vis­i­tors to the homes can ex­pect to learn how to lower en­ergy bills and un­der­stand the prin­ci­ples of good home de­sign, as well as get tips and ad­vice on so­lar power, home bat­ter­ies, off-grid liv­ing, in­no­va­tive build­ing ma­te­ri­als and more.

Homes will be open to the pub­lic be­tween 10am and 4pm and all vis­i­tors must reg­is­ter to at­tend at www.sus­tain­able­house­ to ob­tain the ad­dresses to the open houses.

For the list of WA homes, visit­b­zoc.

The semi-ru­ral spot in Bed­fordale al­lows for the de­sign and ori­en­ta­tion of this home to max­imise north­ern ex­po­sure.

This Hamilton Hill house was ren­o­vated to pro­mote cross-flow ven­ti­la­tion and ex­ploit the win­ter sun.

This Lath­lain unit has a 10-star en­ergy rat­ing.

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