Some would argue that it’s difficult, nay impossible, to design thermally comfortable houses in a climate such as Perth where winters get down to 2°C and summers are in excess of 40°C. This argument is wrong however as Perth offers a wonderful opportunity for free...

Wait – reading? Isn’t Custom Green a building company? This is true but Custom Green are working with sister companies Customised Projects and SSP Diverse on a community project called Free Little Libraries (FLL). Conceived in the US, FLL is a free neighbourhood book exchange...

Using Biomimicry (inspiration from nature) in building design Join our experienced team for our first sustainable homes seminar on the 29th of April at 6pm to learn about how we can improve building design by borrowing tried and tested solutions from Mother Nature. The seminar will be a...

Congratulations to Ben Hyde of Como who won the Perth Home Show give away of a Sustainable Concept Design for his new home valued at over $5,000! Ben has recently purchased an 80 year old house in Como which he intends to demolish ready for a...

The Green Stars that is! The Green Building Council of Australia has developed a mechanism to assess the sustainability of communities and precincts. The pilot was released in 2012 and Australian’s first 6 Star Communities rating was awarded recently for Alkimos Beach, a great accolade...