Get in­sider guide to greener liv­ing

Mandurah Coastal Times - - OPINION -

SUS­TAIN­ABLE homes through­out the Peel re­gion will be open to view for Sus­tain­able House Day on Sun­day, Septem­ber 17.

Sarah Love, of Wan­nanup, is one of 170 home­own­ers na­tion­wide open­ing her home to the com­mu­nity to pass on tips and ad­vice on top­ics in­clud­ing so­lar power use, home bat­ter­ies, off-grid liv­ing, and in­no­va­tive build­ing ma­te­ri­als and de­sign.

Sus­tain­able House Day is a valu­able re­source for any­one look­ing for prac­ti­cal in­for­ma­tion on sus­tain­able homes, what works and what doesn’t, and how to move to­wards ‘greener’ liv­ing.

Sus­tain­able House Day is a na­tional event that al­lows the public to see and learn from some of the best en­vi­ron­men­tal homes in Aus­tralia, and shows peo­ple how to lower en­ergy bills, live com­fort­ably and help the en­vi­ron­ment through good home de­sign, prac­tices and tech­nol­ogy.

Man­durah homes to open for the event in­clude The Rare Gem unit and the Un­lim­ited Po­ten­tial home, from 10am to 3pm. An elec­tric car might also be on dis­play.

All visi­tors to Sus­tain­able House Day must reg­is­ter via www.sus­tain­able­house­ to ob­tain the ad­dresses of all open houses.

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