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A sustainable approach to end world hunger

Solar Dwellings have been working with The Hunger Project since 1991, working on sustainable approaches to ending world hunger. If you built a house or paid to come to any of our events, you too have helped. Profits over the…
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Ticking all boxes in Sanctuary 57

The team at Solar Dwellings are excited to announce that Jenni and Lance’s home has been featured in Sanctuary 57. Rebecca Krispin interviewed them both and spoke to Griff about this multi award winning home. Jenni and Lance built this…
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Designing sustainable homes for everyone

Tomorrow is International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD), celebrating the contributions and achievements of Australians with disability and we thought it would be a good time to discuss the importance of universal access in sustainable design. Household needs vary…
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Virtually Sustainable House Day 2020

Sustainable House Day was reinvented due to COVID-19. Homeowners were unable to invite people into their homes and Renew had to decide whether to cancel, like so many events did, or use this as an opportunity to recreate SHD and…
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rainwater

It is not the size of the tank…

Article by Gareth Almond from Water Craft. Rain clouds start to form on the horizon, many people will think about saving rainwater. “Is it worth it?” Interestingly, we think of Perth as a dry city, our annual rainfall is 25%…
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Green homes are great for the environment and the wallet

Griff was interviewed by Ben Ashley earlier this year for an article in the West Australian’s New Home lift out. Ben wrote an article about new green loan initiatives from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) & Bank Australia. The…
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