Sustainable Homes

At Red Cedar Constructions, one of our goals is to build homes that last, which is why we specialise in building sustainable homes and renovations. Our knowledge and experience using environmentally-friendly products, materials and practices makes building with us easier for you and kind to the environment.

What makes a house sustainable?

Since 1987, sustainable development has been thought of as meeting present needs without risking the needs of future generations.

A sustainable house or renovation:

  • Has less impact on the environment
  • Makes the most of available natural resources
  • Uses products that are kinder to the environment because they generate fewer by-products and produce less waste
  • Includes locally sourced products wherever possible to reduce fossil fuel usage
  • Integrates sustainable practices into your home life
  • Reuse of materials

Sustainable building to suit your budget

As awareness about green-living practices has grown, so has the demand for sustainable building options. Now more than ever, there is a wide range of environmentally-friendly products and materials available to ensure your dream of creating a sustainable home is definitely an affordable option.

Whether you’re building a new home or renovating your existing one, you’ll need to consider all of the following:

  • Design: do your plans make the most of your environment and the aspect of your property?
  • Water use: how will you reduce your water consumption?
  • Energy use: how will you use less energy? Perhaps you might like to consider building a Passive House [Insert link to Passive House page]
  • Materials and finishes: which options are better for the environment and your health?

Benefits of building a Sustainable Home

When you choose to build or renovate with sustainability at the core of your project, you’re joining millions of people globally who are committed to reducing their carbon footprint. You’ll also:

  • Save money as your reduced energy and water consumption will result in lower costs
  • Conserve water, which is essential for the future survival of our continent
  • Reduce your carbon footprint, which is kinder to the environment
  • Create a healthier environment for you and your family to live in

Building a sustainable home means helping to care for your loved ones now and preserve the planet for generations to come.

At Red Cedar Constructions we make great homes exceptional. Why not talk to us about your sustainable home building or renovation plans? Call 1300 CEDAR (that’s 1300 023 327).


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