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Designing a custom sustainable home

Come and join our ‘GreenSmart Professional builder, Craig. as he discusses the concepts behind the design and construction of custom sustainable homes.

He explains the complex process in a down to earth and easily understandable manner that is sure to want more of insights. So come along and join Mitch, Sam and Craig, the team behind Imagine Homes, as they demystify the custom home building industry.

Enjoy the journey to turning your custom sustainable home dream into reality.

Links: https://www.yourhome.gov.au/

Your Home

Your Home is a comprehensive guide to the design principles and features that add value to your home and reduce its environmental impact. Many of them come at no additional cost. They just require the right ‘know how’ at the right stage of your renovation or building project. Others may add cost but also add lasting value and help to ‘future-proof’ your home against rising energy and water costs.

Each section in Your Home covers a particular sustainability theme, such as passive design or energy. A sustainable home needs to address all of these themes in tandem. The principles and ideas in each section can be applied to any home.

The articles in each section contain advice on practical solutions you can adapt to your budget, climate and lifestyle. As sustainable housing technologies and approaches are evolving all the time, Your Home is periodically updated to keep the information current.

7 things you must know BEFORE you start designing your sustainable home.

Congratulations on making a wise decision to do some research before getting started on the design of your new home! While you are here don’t forget to download 7 things you must know BEFORE you start designing your sustainable home.

We think you’re going to enjoy this – it’s packed with super-practical information covering the 7 critical things you must know before you start designing your new home.

However, I want to make sure you don’t miss these 3 important tips which could save you a lot of money and a lot of time in the design process:

Tip #1 – On page 2 you’ll discover why it could be a big mistake if you start negotiating on price too early in the design process. It’s counter-intuitive but being open and honest at this stage in the process can really save you a lot of money.

Tip #2 – On page 3 we discuss the key aspects of solar passive design and how to apply it to your custom sustainable home.

Tip #3– On page 8 we blow one of the biggest myths about copyright out of the water. This common mistake cost one consumer over $60,000 in legal fees.

Plus, you’ll also learn…

How builders price variations

What to look for in a contract proposal

Why 80% of designs never get built & much much more!

So be sure to grab your guide.