Sustainable design and materials is key to building


Sustainable design is a priority in building as it helps protect the environment, secures today’s living standards and future-proofs the community against rising energy, water and waste disposal costs.

Council provides a free sustainable design advice service for residents in the shire who are planning to build or renovate their home, including information on site analysis and pre-planning, cross-flow ventilation and access to natural light, renewable energy generation and how to use environmentally friendly products and energy and water-efficient appliances.

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