We are Jeremy and Chi of Positive Footprints.
Positive Footprints combines Environmentally Sustainable Design and Construction into the one company making high performing sustainable homes easy to achieve.
If you are thinking of designing and building a new house or improving your existing home, you are on the brink of an important decision. What you choose will affect ...
... for the life of the house.
Your home can be Beautiful and Sustainable.
Solar Sollew will be part of 2015 Sustainable House Day. It will next be open on Sunday 13 September 2015 from 10 am to 4 pm.
Our lastest awards :
9 star series Solar Sollew was awarded
Winner of Building Design Association of Victoria (BDAV) 2015 - The Best Energy Efficient House Award and The Best use of Bricks Award
Winner of Master Builder Association of Victoria EXCELLENCE IN HOUSING - THE BEST SUSTAINABLE ENERGY HOME 2014
Winner at 2014 HIA Greensmart Award for Project Homes- Solar Sollew
Finalist at BPN Sustainability Award - Solar Sollew
New employment opportunity
We are seeking an experienced carpenter to join our team. Please click here for details.
"How to Rethink Building Materials" edited by Dick Clarke !
From back page
"The book focuses on different themes including what a sustainable future in buildings is all about, a look at the issues behind the choices we make, contested ideas about material impacts and the fast-approaching horizon of new materials. See how some leaders in the field have approached the process of selecting appropriate materials and what amazing houses they hane created. Major manufacturers have also embraced sustainability and these change agents are also featured in the book. Finally, the characteristics and impacts of building materials are also reviewed."
Jeremy Spencer contributed a chapter and case study. To read the chapter called "Process and Principles of Renovation", click here
Beyond Zero Emission
BZE is a not for profit research and education organisation known for its work designing and implementing a zero emission economy for Australia. They have recently released a report consisting 6 transition plan on 6 sections - energy, building, transport, land use, industrial processes and coal export. The report can be downloaded for free here.