We recently attended and participated in the ATA & Marrickville Councils Speed Date a Sustainable Designer.
The event was a lot of fun and full of enthusiastic people ready to take charge on improving their homes.
As a starting point it is useful to do your home work on what sustainable building techniques and materials and can do for you and what other projects are out there that you like or have interest in.
Some helpful links as a starting point are:
Your Home Technical Manual – Sustainable guide to building, buying and renovating a home http://yourhome.gov.au/technical/index.html
BASIX – NSW energy and water rating scheme for new and altered residential homes
Ecospecifier – Certified and verified sustainable products database
Green Finder - Sustainable Companies and Suppliers
Printed and Online Resources
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