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The terms 'sustainability' and 'eco' are not obvious on Adam Taylor's website. They are there (see if you can find them). But perhaps the future of green design is embedded in good design. Not something separate. Among other things, Adam is a Homestar Practitioner. There's nothing particularly special about this nowadays, except when you consider that ... [Read more]

What's the difference between Passive House and Homestar? There are many different systems out there, all offering slightly different outcomes.  Passive House vs Homestar If your main objective is warmth, health and low energy bills, this aligns well with the purpose of Passive House (Passivhaus). Energy, health and comfort are about half of Homestar. The ... [Read more]

The Homestar mandatory minimums are a series of benchmarks that have to be achieved in order to progress up the Homestar scale. They're important because if they are are not achieved, your score will be held back. So what are the Homestar mandatory minimums, and how can you achieve them? [Tweet "What are @HomestarNZ mandatory ... [Read more]

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