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Journey Of An Eco Hero Pt.1

Journey Of An Eco Hero Pt.1

It’s a hell of a journey for a person going through the process of building or renovating a home, even more so when you’re like us and trying to be considerate to the planet at the same time. Below we’ve outlined the journey of someone taking serious action and how...
No.1 Rule Of A Sustainable Home

No.1 Rule Of A Sustainable Home

There’s so much contention around the topic of what really is ‘sustainable’ in home building… Is it the material used to build the home? Is it the energy efficiency of the home? Or, is it the use of second hand and recycled materials? While there are arguments...
Why We’ve Decided To Only Build Renovations & Extensions

Why We’ve Decided To Only Build Renovations & Extensions

SHM was founded in 2014 to build sustainable homes that have less impact on our planet, simple as that. Over the years we’ve refined that mission and our understanding of what we do best has come to speak for itself. We‘ve made the decision to commit ourselves to...
We’ve started a charity!

We’ve started a charity!

It’s been a while since you guys heard from us. That’s because we’ve been working on something very special and now is the time to unveil it. Most of you will know Sustainable Homes Melbourne was built from the ground up in Brunswick, Victoria. Beginning in February...
For your viewing only!

For your viewing only!

Hello to the SHM community. It’s a pleasure serving you and thank you for being part of our larger vision to create amazing homes that tread lightly on our environment. We’ve been running over 4 years now and built some amazing homes for some great people. We’d like...
Avoid this mistake

Avoid this mistake

When designing a new home or renovation, a family’s biggest nightmare is spending months (or even years) working through the creative design process, falling in love with the home on paper. Then send your documentation out to builders only to get prices back way over...

10 Things you must know before building a sustainable home

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