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Building and renovating

With a little thought and preparation a sustainable approach to building your dream home or renovating your existing home is entirely possible.

Timber frame of a house under construction against a clear blue sky

Using good design principles can save energy, water and money, while creating a more enjoyable and comfortable home. All new homes, home renovations, alterations and additions need to comply with the 6 Star Standard in the National Construction Code.

The type of home you own will influence your approach to renovations:

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