Tips from a sustainable home builder: How to make the most of cooling breezes

As an eco home builder in Queensland, we are often asked the question: “Can my house be designed to capture natural cooling breezes?” As you’ll discover when you read our eBook: “10 Tips For Energy Efficient Home Design“, the answer is yes — with careful planning, it can! With good home design, the key to getting breeze optimisation (and other …

Brisbane Builders Reach Finals of Eco GreenSmart Awards

Energy efficient eco homes brisbane builder Civic Steel Homes has been recognised as an industry leader by the HIA-Boral GreenSmart Awards. The Brisbane home building company was nominated as a finalist at the prestigious Eco GreenSmart Awards 2011, which is a celebration of notable businesses within the environmentally responsible housing industry. Civic Steel Homes’ sustainability principles are outlined in the eBook: “10 …

The Weekender article: Space saver

Compact houses allow you to live large. A tiny house is indeed a practical choice. In the past, bigger houses are more appealing to homeowners. As mortgages grow, many people are now considering living smaller and simpler. Micro-homes have so much to offer: lower utility bills, lower overall cost and the list goes on. It only goes to show that …