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  • Journey Of An Eco Hero Pt.2

    Posted: June 6 2019

    Are you ready to take the leap? Well, not so much a leap but a step into the wonderful world of sustainable design. If you are, you’re going to have to work for it. But, trust me, it’ll be worth it! You’ve come so far, you’ve read so many Home style magazines, you’re sick of […]

  • Journey Of An Eco Hero Pt.1

    Posted: May 6 2019

    It’s a hell of a journey for a person going through the process of building or renovating a home, even more so when you’re like us and trying to be considerate to the planet at the same time. Below we’ve outlined the journey of someone taking serious action and how this obsession with green architecture […]

  • No.1 Rule Of A Sustainable Home

    Posted: April 6 2019

    There’s so much contention around the topic of what really is ‘sustainable’ in home building… Is it the material used to build the home? Is it the energy efficiency of the home? Or, is it the use of second hand and recycled materials? While there are arguments for and against each of these (which I […]

  • We’ve started a charity!

    Posted: August 6 2018

    It’s been a while since you guys heard from us. That’s because we’ve been working on something very special and now is the time to unveil it. Most of you will know Sustainable Homes Melbourne was built from the ground up in Brunswick, Victoria. Beginning in February 2014 with the intention of building beautiful, sustainable […]

  • For your viewing only!

    Posted: May 6 2018

    Hello to the SHM community. It’s a pleasure serving you and thank you for being part of our larger vision to create amazing homes that tread lightly on our environment. We’ve been running over 4 years now and built some amazing homes for some great people. We’d like to introduce you to the latest apple of […]

  • Avoid this mistake.

    Posted: April 6 2018

    When designing a new home or renovation, a family’s biggest nightmare is spending months (or even years) working through the creative design process, falling in love with the home on paper. Then send your documentation out to builders only to get prices back way over budget! Far too many times has a client or architect […]

  • Only the beginning

    Posted: February 6 2018

    I remember the days of walking around Princes Hill admiring all the building sites and beautiful homes being built in the area (nerdy, I know)… This was the beginnings of SHM. Michael and I were two young men without much of a clue about business or how to market a new building company but we […]

  • Can you build value in what you already have?

    Posted: December 6 2017

    Fortunate are those that find themselves on a parcel of land in urban Melbourne, even more fortunate are those that find themselves with an opportunity to build a second dwelling or even subdivide that land. There are so many benefits for us and the environment when downsizing or subdividing a parcel of land in an […]

  • Take the Energy Crisis into your own hands.

    Posted: November 6 2017

    At some point over the past few years we’ve all felt ripped off by our energy company. As hot a topic as our ‘energy crisis’ is nothing seems to be changing quickly. The latest solution from Malcolm Turnbull and his energy policy will see households save $2 per week within the next decade. Wowee Malcolm […]

  • Help or Hinder?

    Posted: October 6 2017

    The ever evolving way of Humankind. We used to live a far more sustainable way of life… Obviously! Long before the Industrial Age and Information Age our planet was in no risk of Global warming or being over consumed. In 2017 things are much different. Humans have become so intelligent and advanced in ways of […]

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I am very happy with the outcome of the renovation and extension to my home. Simon and Michael were very thorough throughout the process...