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We put the spotlight on energy efficient home design in Australia and give recognition to Australian businesses that have embraced sustainable practices or offer innovative services.

Energy efficient and off the grid home design in Australia is becoming more achievable as research into sustainable living increases along with advances in technology.

Businesses in Australia can operate using sustainable practices and still remain successful. With the advancements in renewable energy technology and an increasing awareness of our impact on the planet new ideas and services are emerging to a growing consumer market.

If you think there’s a home or business that should be featured here drop us a line.

Greening The Concrete Jungle: Sydney’s New Green Wall and Roof Policy

June 26th, 2014

green walls

So much has been said about the necessity of greening our cities. From reducing air pollution, the urban heat island effect and managing water resources more efficiently to creating…

Award winning Ecoliv Modular buildings

May 26th, 2014

ecoliv sustainable homes

Prefabricated modular buildings homes by Ecoliv have been purpose designed by award winning building designer Beaumont Concepts to provide a compact, sustainable housing solution.…

Blue Eco Homes

May 19th, 2014

blue eco homes

Joe Mercieca has had a 26-year career in the Australian building industry. Building sustainable and eco homes has always been a dream of his with which Blue Eco Homes was born in 2010…

The Lifeboat Foundation is a shield against space-age dangers

May 12th, 2014

biological weapons

Defense programs for a range of 21st century threats including “grey goo” are coming from a diverse group of thinkers at the Lifeboat Foundation.
Unfriendly artificial intelligence,…

Be classy, but stay green with Ecolimo

May 5th, 2014

ecolimo

If you’re about to become famous don’t fret, you can still maintain your green lifestyle thanks to Ecolimo.
The limousine company offers the comfort and ease of chauffeur driven…

Suncoast Gold Macadamias is nut powered

April 28th, 2014

macadamia

Suncoast Gold Macadamias is a co-operative of 140 farmers that’s developed the world’s first  co-generation plant powered by its own nut shells.
The major supplier of…

Dirt Girl World

April 21st, 2014

dirt girl world app

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. So the best way to teach them is when the kids are young. Dirt Girl World is a smart phone app for kids with plenty of interactive activities…

HomeGround Real Estate profits help homeless

April 14th, 2014

homeless

HomeGround Real Estate is a new property management company using its profits to reduce and prevent homelessness. The Melbourne-based HomeGround Real Estate is a social enterprise…

Super Bananas – Pacific Coast Eco Bananas

April 7th, 2014

pacific coast eco bananas

Have you spotted bananas in shops that have different coloured tips? Wax tipped bananas that are red, green or blue means they are ‘Pacific Coast Eco Bananas’ also known…

Project Catalyst – An unlikely alliance to protect the Great Barrier Reef

March 31st, 2014

sugar cane production

Polluted water leeching into the Great Barrier Reef as a result of sugar production is a major threat to our greatest natural treasure (apart from the current government). Those areas…

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July 26, 2014

Irukandji Jellyfish inhabit the waters of Northern Australia and are particularly difficult to spot as they are only 2.5cm big. The Irukandji’s stingers are found not only…

July 26, 2014

Born in the wild west of Canada, waste-management warrior Marina Brown settled in the Blue Mountains village of Katoomba three years ago, and this is where she plans to stay with partner…

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