By

Alistair McGrath-Kerr
Last weekend in Canberra was freezing!  The weekend minimums reached -8 degrees in some areas of the ACT and many residents would have noticed the cold spell.  But, if you’re heating your house, do you know how much heat is lost through your windows when it’s that cold outside?  It is going to vary greatly...
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With thanks to Michael Mobbs at www.sustainablehouse.com.au and Sue & Danny O’Brian we would like to share an article written by the owners of a new PassiveHouse (Passivhaus) inspired house near Canberra.   This is a great read for those interested in building a new home in Australia, particularly though in colder climates such as...
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CONGRATULATIONS to Paul Howick of True-As Maintenance Contractors for achieving an airtightness of 0.5 ACH (air changes per hour) on a recent build!!! Paul and the team at True-As Maintenance Contractors achieved this result in a blower door test conducted on 4th of March 2016 in a new build in Gundaroo, about 40 minutes from...
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