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Tag Archives: energy


8 Unmissable Home Show Features

From Street of Houses to Eco Town and Ask a Designer, check out these interactive experiences – found only at the Home Show over the last few years. Baahouse Smart tiny home & speaker series  Anyone who attended Brisbane Home Show this year will remember the mesmerising open plan...

9 Energy Efficient Products Will Save You Thousands

Australia is ranked 18th out of 25 countries for energy-efficient houses; here, we run through 8 energy-saving products. Luke Menzel, CEO of Australia’s Energy Efficiency Council, said, “While this result is disappointing, it points to a huge opportunity. We can quickly cut energy bills while making our homes more comfortable...

Keeping up with the New Joneses

The New Joneses showcased their tiny home at the Home Show to champion their lifestyle ‘big life, little footprint'. The story begins with Tamara DiMattina, a powerful PR and communications magnate for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG). Blunt and to the point, she said, "My job was to get people to...

The A – Z of Energy Efficient Homes

In the aftermath of Sustainable House Day, we run through the alphabet of energy-saving products featured at the Home Show.  Wait, there's a day for sustainable houses? Yes! But unlike other days including #WorldMigratoryBirdDay or #WorldTurtleDay, you get to check out some pretty impressive feats of architecture. #neato. In 2018,...

Infographic: Baths Vs Showers

Australia showers more times per week than most other countries in the world, but do showers use less water than baths? What's the real cost of a shower? Shower Cost Is there a place for baths in the modern home? Join the Home Show Club and you'll be the very first...

The Answer to Rising Energy Bills

Australia’s sweeping landscapes, turquoise oceans, and unique wildlife make it an amazing place to live, but the steadily rising cost of living, and consequent rise in energy bills we’re seeing, means Australian’s disposable income is increasingly tied up with bills rather than the leisure activities that enable us to enjoy...

A Guide to Living Off The Grid

Ever wanted to run away from life’s predictable routine? Or stop relying on coal and drive down your bills? Here, we briefly run through every aspect of cutting the cord and living independently.  Going off the grid can mean so much more than electricity. It can extend to water, food...

What is double glazing, and how does it work?

Nowadays, more and more new building requires at least 6-stars energy efficiency for there windows and doors. Glass is the potential weak point of a building in terms of energy efficiency. A single glazed window can gain or lose up to ten times more heat than an insulated wall. The...

Are You Ready to Store Sunshine?

Energy prices impact every household budget. In the past few years energy prices have doubled and people are looking for solutions to help with the cost of living. Homeowners across the country are using the sun to power savings on their electricity bills and reduce their carbon footprint by installing...