Principal sustainability partners

solar dwellings

 

 

  • Solar passive design – performance and innovation
  • Wide range of construction advice
  • Preliminary drafting, pre-selections and reviews
  • Building supplier network and building contractor procurement
  • Ongoing decision support throughout and post construction

 

nulook

  • Build administration par excellence
  • Final selections, drawings and construction expertise
  • Construction contract and supervision of building supplier procurement and over-sight
  • High quality construction blended with customer focus
  • Ongoing decision support throughout and post construction

 

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  • Research – sustainable design and construction
  • Material lifecycle analysis
  • Certification via E-Tool and NaThers Star ratings
  • Electrical contract with Techforce
  • Rain and grey water design in partnership with Water Installations
  • Landscape/biodiversity design – including living roof
  • Product/Vendor/Supplier reviews and management
  • Project management
  • Futures thinking

Timeline

  • 2009-2011:
    • Search for a suitable location relevant to our lives and ‘live where you live’ principles, from across greater Perth metro – lots to choose from. Purchased the West Leederville green title off the Town of Cambridge.
  • 2012-13:
    • Worked with a range of partners to plan out the sustainable home kicking off in 2012 with Solar Dwellings – design drafting, pre-selections and builder EOI’s.
  • 2014:
    • Finalised/approved plans with Town of Cambridge. Contracted NuLook Homes, final design and selections – poured the ground floor slab.
  • 2015:
    • Build project managed, research, innovate, make decisions, refine choices and implement.
  • 2016:
    • Moved in and reflection.