Sustainable Living News

Our 9 Favourite Eco Friendly Bloggers promoting sustainable living in 2018

Since Ecoliv Buildings formed in 2009 as an industry leader in building sustainable modular homes, sustainable living has been at the heart of everything we do. In recent years, we’ve seen the community embrace so many different environmentally friendly initiatives from solar panels to councils introducing organic waste collections and more recently, major supermarket chains


Brunswick Case Study: Building A Sustainable Home Yoga Studio & Office

A custom modular home extension creates the perfect narrow block design. Design a multifunctional sustainable building with separate but integrated work studio space. The room needed to maximise natural light and provide a space which could be flexible enough to create a tranquil yoga studio space as well an area which could be easily screened off to operate as a separate office space. The modular extension needed to seamlessly be connected to the existing dwelling yet have the ability to be closed off from the rest of the house.


Prefab Innovators Honored at State Awards

This is the second occasion Beaumont Concepts has won the category of Residential Building Design and the third consecutive year Ecoliv Buildings has claimed the GreenSmart Energy Efficiency award making both companies collectively the most awarded residential designer and builder in the area. HIA awards are held in the highest regard within the residential building


4 ways to renovate for the environment

Featured at RENOADDICT We often hear about renovating for profit, but how about renovating for the environment? You may have chosen a block which doesn’t face north or have constructed your home out of brick, but that doesn’t mean there are no options for those looking to make their home more sustainable. Housing efficiency is


Local building designer scores swag of awards

Wonthaggi-based building designer Beaumont Concepts won Best Residential Design under $500K from the National Association for Building Designers at their inaugual awards night last weekend. This local small business also operates Ecoliv Buildings, who constructed the winning design for their Eco Balanced 1 display home.