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An independent guide to improving your home  Free guide  Briefing templates for your       Designer Architect      Builder...
Enviro-friendly  Healthy   comfortable  Save money  What   s in this guide  On each page you   ll find   Tips for saving m...
Where do I start   Renovating your home is an exciting process, but it can be daunting too. There   s so much to consider,...
Getting started Invest in your future  Plan ahead  For most people a home is much more than a place to live, it   s a long...
Enviro-friendly  Healthy   comfortable  Save money  Saving with a    green    home loan Steve and Jodie saved 0.5  on the ...
Assessing your home Save money Look around for opportunities to save money. Do you really need to extend out or up, or do ...
Enviro-friendly  Healthy   comfortable  Save money  Small changes make a big difference Kim   s home assessment revealed s...
Finding more information Do your homework The process of doing a home assessment and writing your wish list will bring up ...
Enviro-friendly  Healthy   comfortable  Save money  Finding the right expertise    It was a bit daunting at first, just fi...
Design Habitat  Working with your designer Briefing your designer  What goes where   See the    Brief for Architect Design...
Bart Maiorana  Enviro-friendly  Healthy   comfortable  Save money  Clever design works wonders    Just by removing the wal...
Working with your designer Tips for good design Designing your renovation to work with your climate    not against it   is...
Enviro-friendly  Healthy   comfortable  Save money  Exploring the options    Our designer sat down with us and went throug...
Sunpower Design  Room by room Bathrooms and laundries Here   s a great opportunity to add value to your home and save lots...
ATA Simon Stanbury  Enviro-friendly  Healthy   comfortable  Save money  Take advantage of rebates Tina shopped around for ...
Room by room Living areas Surely the most lived-in part of your home deserves extra special attention  Clever design of sp...
Enviro-friendly  Healthy   comfortable  Save money  A kitchen that doesn   t cost the earth This renovation used recycled ...
Designing your garden Go for the great outdoors  See the    Brief for Garden Outdoor contractor    template in the back of...
Bart Maiorana  Enviro-friendly  Healthy   comfortable  Save money  A multi-purpose green wall This    green wall    does m...
Working with your builder Finding a builder or tradesperson See the    Brief for Builder Trades    template in the back of...
Enviro-friendly  Healthy   comfortable  Save money  Eco-friendly products can save energy    We had no idea how much energ...
Choosing building products Windows, doors and skylights Glass is the biggest path for heat loss and gain, so it really mak...
Enviro-friendly  Healthy   comfortable  Save money  Smart product choices For his renovation Andrew chose windows with LOS...
Caroline Pidcock Architects  Choosing interior products Kitchen cabinets and benchtops It may be possible to save money by...
Style Plantation  Enviro-friendly  Healthy   comfortable  Save money  Durable flooring that looks great    We wanted our f...
Choosing appliances   lighting Major appliances  Lighting  Appliances typically use about 25  of your household energy and...
Enviro-friendly  Healthy   comfortable  Save money  Tackling the big energy users    We didn   t realise that the fridge w...
Caroline Pidcock Architects  Choosing heating, cooling   PVs Heating and cooling First follow the ideas on pp 8   11 to ma...
For more information see the Sunbury Victoria case study at www.yourhome.gov.au.  Enviro-friendly  Healthy   comfortable  ...
Choosing plumbing products Bathroom products  Installing an efficient    low greenhouse    hot water system can significan...
Enviro-friendly  Healthy   comfortable  Save money  Renewable Energy Certificates  RECs  You may be eligible for RECs and ...
Bart Maiorana  Choosing rainwater   wastewater products Collecting and using rainwater For many renovations, installing a ...
Enviro-friendly  Healthy   comfortable  Save money  Plumbing that   s future proof We couldn   t afford a greywater system...
Living in your new home But wait, there   s more   In the garden  Now that you have a stylish, cost effective and environm...
For copies of this Renovator   s Guide, the Briefing templates and Your Home Technical Manual visit www.yourhome.gov.au Pu...