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
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Modular homes offer many benefits over the typical home building process, two of those being upfront certainty in the budget and construction timelines; however, securing finance for your modular home can uncover a few additional challenges with the banks. With rising house prices and intense housing market fluctuations, choosing prefab homes in Australia is becoming
Giving a thoughtful, environmentally responsible, Australian made gift is a great option amidst the mass produced presents this time of year. So the Ecoliv Buildings team have selected ten of our favourite locally made sustainable gifts that will cater to everyone on your shopping list from the $10 Kris Kringle to those nearest and dearest
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.
What is a Prefabricated Building? A prefabricated building is a broad term that describes a building structure which is constructed either partially or fully off-site. Components are constructed and delivered to a location where they are installed or assembled to form the final building. The term prefabricated refers to a broad number of varying construction
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
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
We know there’s lot of jargon when talking about sustainable building, so we’ve decided to give you some background info on how energy ratings work and why it’s so important to consider when building or extending your dream home. Delivering your construction project isn’t our only aim; we seek to educate and share our passion
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.
Ecoliv Buildings would like you to meet Australia’s most eco-friendly family, The New Joneses as they move into Federation Square for the Sustainable Living Festival 2014. The New Ecoliv Display home which will be transported to Fed Square next week for the New Joneses Project.