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Zero Energy Home kick-starts $2.18 million energy-efficiency pilot program

Sustainable building design and construction Zero energy building Melbourne Metropolitan Area

This week’s launch of Melbourne’s first zero energy display home, initially developed for a CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) research program, was part of a $2.18 million energy-efficiency housing pilot program announcement for Victoria.

The Zero Energy Home (ZEH) which was built by SJD Homes and developed as part of the CRCLCL’s Mainstreaming Zero Energy Housing Project, is on the new Timbertop Estate at Officer, Victoria, run by Parklea. The Hon. Lily D'Ambrosio MP, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, officially opened the home and announced the Zero Net Carbon Homes Pilot Program, involving SJD Homes, Metricon, Stockland and the Victorian Government.

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