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Don’t renovate your Home unless you absolutely have to

Don’t renovate your Home unless you absolutely have to

This has gone on too long! The age of ignorance MUST come to an end. It’s obvious we’re seeing the early stages of a world like we’ve never known. Extreme temperatures all over the world The Arctic circle has seen the worst fires on record. We’re seeing the Amazon...
How important are the materials in my home?

How important are the materials in my home?

How important are the materials my home is built from are as sustainably sourced as possible? For the sustainable nerds only. For nerds ONLY. ALERT, ALERT, Captain obvious here! Did you know your home is built from a whole bunch of materials like timber, steel and...
Journey Of An Eco Hero Pt.2

Journey Of An Eco Hero Pt.2

Are you ready to take the leap? Well, not so much a leap but a step into the wonderful world of sustainable design. If you are, you’re going to have to work for it. But, trust me, it’ll be worth it! You’ve come so far, you’ve read so many Home style magazines, you’re...
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...

10 Things you must know before building a sustainable home

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