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Explore the Sustainable House Day 2024 featured homes
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Explore the Sustainable House Day 2024 featured homes

Sustainable House Day is back with in-person home tours, and bigger than ever! 

You can now explore this year’s featured homes and make a booking for in-person open home tours taking place on Sunday 21st April – from a straw bale house on the west coast that feels like a warm hug, to a bushfire resilient home with sprawling views of the Tasman Peninsula in Tasmania! 

A majority of the homes are opening in-person, but places are strictly limited to timed sessions throughout the day – that do require a booking. Don’t miss out! 

Explore the house profiles and make a booking on the Sustainable House Day website. 

Pictured here is Merri Home, designed by EME Design. 

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Extreme Heat Resilience: lessons from Spain for Australia
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Extreme Heat Resilience: lessons from Spain for Australia

Renew has released a report recommending Australia should consider naming its heatwaves to increase public awareness of the dangers of extreme heat.

The report, Extreme heat resilience: lessons from Spain for Australia, looks at what Spain is doing to combat extreme heat and what approaches Australia can use and learn from.

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In March 2023 Renew hosted a day of free online sessions as part of Sustainable House Day. You can now view the recordings of these sessions on our YouTube channel.

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