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Sustainable building & renovation

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Building sustainable housing is vital to ensuring our city can preserve our environment and protect our lifestyle into the future.

Sustainable homes are designed for energy and water efficiency, safety and security, lifestyle flexibility and affordability. They incorporate environmentally friendly construction materials.

If you are building or renovating there are a number of simple and cost effective ways that you can make your home sustainable, and they don't have to cost the earth.


Design your home right from the start and you will save money and the environment. Here are some simple tips:

Energy efficiency

Water efficiency

Safety and security

Social sustainability

Eco-friendly construction

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