The Carbon Footprint of a Kiwi household

When we are talking about sustainable homes a lot of times it is about reducing energy and carbon emissions. While I like to know more about the carbon footprint of building a home (the “embodied energy”) and the footprint of operational use later on, I think it is also good to look at those numbers relative to other emissions we […]

Be the change you want: our sustainable small house in a bigger context

Our decision to build a sustainable small house was shaped by quite a number of factors. We want to create a high-quality, practical and effective structure that has the lowest possible impact on its surrounds. And above that there are bigger, global reasons for taking this journey. Climate change and greenhouse gases are not the […]