A plug for our great green friends!
Wision Project - Deepti and Christian started their dream project Wision CD House in Doubleview. So good to see there are others with related goals.
The Green Families Guru - Tracy Lydiatt is helping families cut through the frustration and massive amounts of information in the Green Movement. She helps families to create their own unqiue "going green" family strategy. Tracy is a Sustainability Advisor and holds a M.Sc in Strategic Leadership Towards Sustainability (Sweden). Tracy also advocates the Natural Step. In our project, we have taken on board some of these principles.
Go Greener - Julie is the main driving force behind the Go Greener blog. She provides great information and ideas on how to live greener.
Inspiration, other real life examples!
Christie Walk, Adelaide Initiated by Urban Ecology Australia (UEA) Christie Walk is a medium density co-housing development located in downtown Adelaide which combines many ecologically sustainable and community enhancing features.. It's been our source of inspiration!
West Wyck, Melbourne They call it a new concept in sustainable residential development, West Wyck brought back to life a former primary school in Brunswick. The development is called an eco-village because of its focus on materials efficiency, energy efficiency and water efficiency.
Other interesting sites we'd like to share
Or should we say, link we had time to put on this website... There have been so many great ones that we've come across. We vowed to keep great records, but guess you know what it is like sometimes when you get busy. Hope you appreciate our efforts :-)
Your Home The Australian Government website Your Home gives you the information you need to design and build a more comfortable home that is less expensive to run while more environmentally friendly'. The website has been divided into three main sections: buyers guide, renovators guide and technical manual. We've used it regularly.
Nathers Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme Nathers NatHERS enables the design of a home to be assessed by skilled professionals using sophisticated computer modeling programmes to improve the quality of design and achieve building approvals.