We are Jeremy and Chi of Positive Footprints.
We design and build environmental homes. Homes that tread lightly on our planet.

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 ...

  • Climate change

  • Biodiversity

  • Natural Habitat & Resource Depletion

  • Water Security

  • and your Health

... for the life of the house.

Your home can be Beautiful and Sustainable.
Make your Footprint Positive.

Positive Footprints is now seeking an experienced carpenter to join our team.  Please click here for details


Solar Sollew will be open to public on 3rd May 2015, as part of the Altona Louis Joel Sustainabilty Expo.  If interested, please send us an email for registration.  

Our 2014 awards :

9 star series Solar Sollew was awarded 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

For Article on Solar Sollew Santuary magazine Issue 30, click here

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.


9 Star House Designs Now Available


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