Join Josh Byrne (best know as a presenter from the ABC TV Gardening Australia program) as we explore some the best sustainable home designs starting with his own sustainable dream home in this series of entertaining videos.
Filmed in the genre of shows like Grand Designs and Better Homes and Gardens, this series of videos explore some the best examples of sustainable home design across a range of different climates.
In this series of videos Josh take us through his own green home dream and the lessons learnt in building sustainable home with passive solar design, solar power, natural ventilation, energy efficient appliances, low energy lighting, and sustainable landscaping.
The Zero Emissions House
The Zero Emissions House is an 8 star energy rated affordable 4 bedroom project home feature a range of affordable, effective, and practical solutions for green home design and planning.
Built to achieve energy efficient operation and generate all of its own electrical energy needs with a 6kW solar energy system the Zero Emissions House also achieves a carbon neutral outcome leaving zero carbon footprint.
Passive solar design, green home planning, insulation in walls and roofs, waffle pod technology, energy efficient appliances, energy efficient lighting, solar photovoltaics, solar hot water, rain water harvesting, and water recycling all combine to create a green home that is warm in winter, cool in summer, has an abundance of fresh air and natural lighting – it is the essence of sustainable living.