Energy Efficient Homes are the way of the future

Energy efficient homes are the way of the future! Did you know that it is a requirement that all new Australian homes must have a minimum 6 star energy equivalence rating? The more stars the more energy efficient the home, and the more cost savings benefits you will receive through reduced energy use for heating and cooling.

4 trends in eco friendly home design for 2018

4 trends in eco friendly home design for 2018

While design trends come and go, having an eco-friendly home that is stylish, comfortable to live in and costs less to run will never go out of fashion. Here are four trends about the eco-home movement to inspire you only next year, but for a lifetime.

3 Reasons Why You Should Adapt Your Home Design to its Site and Aspect

Zen Sail Fish Residence Pool

Designing a new home is an exciting process – choosing the layout, colours and materials is all part of the fun. However, when it comes to creating a vibrant, healthy and sustainable home, it really pays to consider the site and positioning first and foremost. Here are three reasons to start from the ground up when building your dream eco-friendly home.

An eco-friendly home built for a coastal lifestyle: ‘Salani’

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Building your ‘forever home’ is about more than four walls and a roof, it’s about creating a lifestyle. With a need for an eco-friendly design, they called on Eco-Essence Homes for a functional and sustainable design that suited both their budget and lifestyle.

Building Sustainable Homes

building sustainable homes

Find out all about this hot building trend in our interview this month with Jeremy Magee, Co-Director of the award winning Burleigh based Eco Essence Homes.

Surf Life Saving Lottery

Eco Essence Homes Osprey Front

At Eco-Essence Homes are so proud to involved with the Surf Life Saving Lottery prize at Casuarina Beach.

Future of Housing Industry

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Check out an interview with Eco-Essence Homes director, Wayne Kelly as he discusses the future of the housing industry with James Hardie.

The Pacific – HIA Greensmart E-News

Eco Essence Homes Cloud Study Stairs

Recently HIA Greensmart e-news October edition featured The Cloud from our Pacific Series. Check out the article which discusses how the home sets a new level for suburban living.

Our Recent Homes Video Portfolio


In this video we show you some of our latest home designs for 2012. We hope you find some inspiration for your new eco home design.