Links and Resources
Your Home is a suite of consumer and technical guide materials and tools developed to encourage the design, construction or renovation of homes to be comfortable, healthy and more environmentally sustainable.
6 Star workshop
This site offers a step by step tutorial aimed to educate consumers in the choices they should consider in new homes and renovations. You can work your way from beginning to end or use the Menu button ( bottom left) to go direct to a topic that has specific interest.
Tracey Toohey Design & Drafting
Tracey Toohey offers a full range of Design Services and has a wealth of experience in the use of conventional materials as well as Earth, Straw Bale and other Alternative mediums. Tracey can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
For reliable, on-time service for all your residential and commercial plumbing needs, call the team at Plumbforce
Master Builders Association of Victoria
The Master Builders Association Green Living builders have the necessary tools to pursue sustainability options in their constructions. Members take pride in their reliability, skill and professionalism.
Housing Industry Association
The Housing Industry Association is Australia’s largest residential building organisation.
Earth Building Association of Australia
EBAA is a non-profit organisation open to all with an interest in earth building. Members aim to foster and promote the use of Earth Building in Australia and worldwide.
Eco Specifier's aim is to help building professionals including architects, designers, builders and specifiers, as well as keen homeowners, to shortcut the eco and healthy materials sourcing process.
Post and Beam
Post and Beam provide homes in kit form. They build homes that capture and reflect the natural beauty of Australia.
Alternative Technology Association
The Alternative Technology Association (ATA) is a not-for-profit organisation that enables, represents and inspires people to live sustainably in their homes and communities. Established in 1980, the ATA provides expert, independent advice on sustainable solutions for the home to households, government, industry and corporate clients. The ATA advocates in government and industry arenas for easy access to sustainable solutions as well as continual improvement of the technology, information and products needed to change the way we live.
The ATA publishes two market-leading sustainable living magazines, Sanctuary: modern green homes and ReNew: technology for a sustainable future.
Make it Mudbricks
Manufacturers of superior quality puddled mud bricks, delivered across Australia. Our mud bricks look great and perform brilliantly with no dusting, crumbling, or eroding in the rain.
The brainchild of James Hardie's research and development team, Scyon™ is an advanced lightweight cement composite with heavy-duty performance. Created with ease of installation in mind, Scyon™ brings advanced building technology to the houses of today, with an eye on tomorrow.
Radial Timber Sales
Radial Timber Sales was established in 2001 and currently markets, sells and distributes all radial sawn products. Radial Timber Sales is also actively involved with the design and development of newer products such as New Deck and Wedge Panel. Radial Timber Sales is located in the south east Melbourne suburb of Dandenong and stocks a wide range of native Victorian hardwood external cladding (ie. Radcon Weatherboards, Shiplap or Board & Batten), decking, flooring and screen boards.
ZEGO Pty Limited is an Australian owned manufacturer and supplier of Insulated Concrete Forms.
The ZEGO ICF system is a sacrificial foam formwork designed to cast concrete that was quick and easy to install. ZEGO is the largest ICF supplier in Australia.
Victorian Building Authority
The Victorian Building Authority is a statutory authority that oversees the building control system in Victoria. They ensure the safety, liveability and sustainability of our built environment. If you are a consumer you can use their Building Consumer Resources to research your own needs.