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Energy Efficiency Fun

EACH night as the switch is flicked on at Luna Park, 22,000 bulbs light up its famous smiling face. But the heritage-listed park is undergoing a much-needed facelift and those energy-guzzling bulbs will be replaced with LED lights, which the state government says could reduce energy use […]

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Housing NSW Leading the Way

The SMH reports, a project in Sydney’s inner west is leading the way in making life easier for its low-income tenants. Award: Sustainable development Project: Lilyfield Housing Redevelopment Winner: Housing NSW Energy price rises can affect the poorest people in the community the most because they spend a […]

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NSW leads the way

Building approvals rose in July, snapping three months of falls, but failed to increase as much as expected.  Building approvals rose 1 per cent in July following a 3.6 per cent fall in June, seasonally adjusted, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The increase was less […]

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Non-toxic, eco-friendly timber finishes

Whittle Waxes. Enhance the natural beauty of your interior and exterior timber with non-toxic, eco-friendly finishes that are extremely durable, safe to apply and easy to maintain or repair. Representing a whole new category of timber finishes for the Australian market, Whittle Waxes are the Australian experts […]

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More Eco Carpets!

Redbook greenTM…carpet that makes the world of difference is manufactured using Sorona® polymer, made from 37% natural corn sugar. The renewable benefits of Sorona® polymer combined with the Redbook green exclusive ColourSafeTM dye process provides exceptional stain resistance, colourfastness and wear benefits that puts Redbook green in […]

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Good planning saves time!

If your thinking of renovating a property, check out these tips in a SMH article about starting before settlement. It could save you time and money!

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Timber Frame VS Steel Frame

“Steel is the most recycled material on Earth. Timber is the ultimate renewable resource. So finding the best option for framing your environment-friendly home may not be a clear-cut decision.” Check out the full article by G Magazines on the use of Steel Vs. Timber.

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Car tyre seats!

Check out this creative way of using car tyres as ottomans!

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Solar Whiz

Roof temperatures throughout most of Australia often reach 60 degrees (C) – 70 degrees (C) in the summer months. These high temperatures will – even with good insulation – eventually radiate heat down through the ceiling and increase the internal temperature. The Solar Whiz cools your roof […]

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DIY Computer Modelling

What to know what your renovation will look like before you even start, check out the article in the SMH showing you all the different online programs that you can use!

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