Stirling Times - - Residential -

SUS­TAIN­ABLE House Day will see about 30 WA homes opened to the public on Sun­day, Septem­ber 17, in a move to in­spire peo­ple to­wards ‘greener’ liv­ing.

Es­tab­lished in 2001, the na­tional event en­ables the public to view and gather in­for­ma­tion about en­vi­ron­men­tally re­spon­si­ble homes in Aus­tralia.

Visi­tors can learn how to lower their en­ergy bills and un­der­stand the prin­ci­ples of good home de­sign, as well as get tips and ad­vice on so­lar power, home bat­ter­ies, of­f­grid 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 of the open houses.

For the list of WA homes, visit yc5t­b­zoc. This Kar­rinyup home, built by Ven­tura and de­signed by So­lar Dwellings, has a pro­duc­tive kitchen gar­den, plumbed-in wa­ter tanks and so­lar pan­els.

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