Sustainable House Day 2014 comes to Fremantle

While we are talking sustainability, local Freo home owners, Tim and Michelle, will be opening up their green home to the general public for Sustainable House Day 2014 (Sunday 14 September) to educate and inspire us all.

Sustainable House Day, is a national event that utilises peer to peer education to promote the benefits of integrating renewable energy , recycling, and other sustainable practices into the home and everyday lifestyle. Some of Australia’s most environmentally progressive homes will open up to the general public to provide practical information on how to successfully live more eco-friendly.

Tim and Michelle will share their knowledge and experiences of what worked, what didn’t and how it has change their way of life.

Sustainable features within this South Freo green home includes:

  • Multiple Greensmart Award winner including WA Home of the Year and National Custom Build Home of the Year
  • Solar passive design
  • No air-conditioning installed (or needed)
  • LED lighting throughout
  • Self sufficient for water approx 6 months of the year
  • Grey water treatment system
  • Locally sourced or recycled materials used where possible (eg Bauwerk Paints, Westwools carpet, Zinongo)

You can tour this local home at 10 McLaren St, South Fremantle between the hours of 10am to 4pm on Sunday September 14th.

Further information on Sustainable House Day 2014 and

homes opening homes can be found via the website www.sustainablehouseday.com

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