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Intersect Magazine 2020

International Womens Day - Women in Leadership                 Interview of Fleur Pitman - Intersect Magazine Issue 24, March 2020

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Sustainable House Day

We are opening our 8.5 Star sustainable home for this years 2020 Sustainable House Day virtual tours.


The public will be able to register for SHD from August 20th. You need to register to view the virtual tours and Q&A events.The virtual tours will begin on September 13th with the live SHD Q&A  event on September 20th 2020.

We participated in the 2013 and 2014 Sustainable House Day.

BDAV News 2015 

Is your Energy Rater accredited? The benefits of using a NatHERS Accredited Assessor.                   Written by Fleur Pitman - BDAV News Vol 21 Edition11 December 2015                                                                          

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GT Home magazine August 2014

“The award-winning three-bedroom home, the Haven 8.5, was designed and built with energy efficiency and sustainability as its focus.”
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Winning Design magazine 2014

“By any measure, the 8.5 star rating, or staying below 26 degrees inside during the five days of more than 40-degree heat in January 2014, this home is a worthy winner in this category!”
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ABC interview September 14th 2013 – Smaller Energy Efficient Homes.

With the changing environment, building smaller sustainable energy efficient homes is critical to achieving naturally comfortable homes. These homes are heated and cooled by the thermal mass in the passive solar design, providing minimal running costs. Link to watch the interview.