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|Tents to castles: building energy efficient, cost-saving Aussie homes||3.45 MB|
The energy efficiency of Australian homes is put to the test during our blistering summer heat, chilly winter nights and increasing extreme weather events. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and changing work habits, more than ever we’re spending increased time in our homes to notice and more people are questioning if their home’s performance is adequate.
A broad cross-sector of organisations and experts have long been calling for an increase in energy efficiency standards so that new homes are built to suit the local climate and are more affordable to run.