Western Australia

CSIRO to fast-track WA energy metering technology

A new technology promises to measure the energy consumption of individual machines and appliances, in a breakthrough for energy efficiency. Western Australian start-up Ecocentric will see its Numen energy efficiency…

Defence Housing aims for One Planet Living in WA

Defence Housing Australia wants to add a new sustainability milestone to its property portfolio, by targeting One Planet Living Community certification for its Liv Apartments development in East Fremantle. “Our…

The future of baugruppen is looking bright in Perth

HOUSING: Perth is setting itself up as a testing ground for an internationally successful co-housing model, with two baugruppen projects set to take off in the next few years.

LandCorp unveils sustainable, affordable Gen Y house

Western Australia’s land development agency LandCorp has unveiled its Gen Y Demonstration Housing Project, a sustainable and affordable housing product aimed at younger buyers.

Fremantle jumps into co-housing

Fremantle Council has called for expressions of interest for groups interested in converting an unused council site into a co-housing project, in a sign that this burgeoning form of development…