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Going up in the world

Careful attention to retrofitting the original house has resulted in a net-zero renovation and addition for this Melbourne family. A creative approach to the new roofline also allowed the inclusion of a second storey without overshadowing the neighbours.

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Strawbale in the suburbs

Cosy and gas-free! This Adelaide household even runs its electric car from a solar + battery system, plus has roofspace set aside for future neighbourhood energy projects. Open for Sustainable House Day 2017.

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Composting toilets can save up to 60,000 litres of water a year for an average home.