Sustainable Living News


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.

Sustainable Inner City Living

Sustainable Inner City Living – An Ecoliv Initiative

Project: Sustainable Inner City Living – An Ecoliv Initiative  There are two very prolific international pre-fabricated projects that sprouted up in the media this week. The first is the skeptically anticipated Sky City, is a 202 floor pre-fab building under construction in Chengsha, China. Chinese industry specialists doubt the speed and cost of construction, labeling